Conservation International, Timor-Leste Program
Position Title: NKS Field Assistant
Location: Lautem District
The NKS Field Assistant will work closely with the Marine Program Manager in project implementation, partnership development and maintenance, and donor/organizational reporting. This position will provide day to day field logistics, administrative support, and community/stakeholder engagement, to ensure successful implementation of the projects.
The Key Responsibilities for this position are:
• Support and assist the Marine Program Manager in ensuring effective and efficient implementation of all marine projects assigned to this position, including coordination with CI staff, partner communities, government, and other stakeholders.
• Work closely with Marine Program Manager in developing the project’s detailed workplan and reporting against the progression of the work plans.
• Work closely with the Marine Program Manager in developing and strategizing the implementation of planned activities and initiate onsite interaction with targeted communities and project partners.
• Participate in monitoring and evaluating the implementation and impact of project activities.
• Work with the Operations team to ensure efficient and cost effective use of CI equipment and resources while applying internal systems, structures and standard operating procedures.
• Support an organizational culture that reflects our full spectrum programming values, theory of change, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation.
Support in facilitating learning and sharing on key issues for advocacy, adoption and/or replication of best practices.
• Liaise with communities and local authorities on a day-to-day basis and ensure active engagement of stakeholders to mobilize resources, and coordinate activities.
• Successfully submit on time monthly reports to supervisor, and donor reports when required.
• Collect data and information from the field/providing input in the completion of the progress reports and potential projects.
Required skills and capabilities:
• A background in fisheries, natural resource management, protected areas, biodiversity, coastal engineering and/or the demonstrable ability to understand complex scientific issues.
• Experience working with coastal communities
• Sound experience of working on environmental and community development issues either in an NGO or the public or private sector.
• Substantial skills and field experience of monitoring and evaluation, capacity building.
• Excellent presentation, communication and facilitation skills.
• Specific expertise in certain aspects of community development through biodiversity protection and sustainable livelihoods, would be an advantage
· Work experience with an international organization or government based in the field
· English and Tetum preferred
- This position is 90% based in the field
- Occasional travels to Dili
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and partners in a team setting.
- Ability to work under minimal supervision.
Conservation International is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women to apply for this position
To apply for this position, email CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Deadline: 22nd June 2017
(Only short listed applicants will be notified)