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Biodiversity Conservation Specialist, Nepal

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Nepal - Asia & M East
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 25/09/2015
Company Name Chemonics
Contact Name Human Resources
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Chemonics seeks a biodiversity conservation specialist for the anticipated five-year USAID Program for Aquatic Natural Resources Improvement (PANI) in Nepal. The program aims to enhance Nepal's ability to manage water resources for multiple uses through climate change adaptation and conservation of freshwater biodiversity. It will provide support at the watershed, basin, and national scale, including the Karnali, Mahakali, and Rapti river basins in the midwestern and far western regions. The biodiversity conservation specialist will provide technical leadership and support to program implementation in freshwater biodiversity conservation. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

  • Master's degree in the biodiversity conservation field required; Ph.D. degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in relevant technical roles on programs similar to PANI
  • Recognized technical expert with a minimum 10 years of experience in freshwater biodiversity conservation, hydrology, and water resource management, preferably in similar development contexts as Nepal
  • Experience working effectively on multidisciplinary, multicultural teams required 
  • Proven capacity to build and sustain partnerships with academic institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and government agencies to achieve development results required????
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • ?Fluency in written and spoken English required; proficiency in Nepali preferred?
??Application Instructions:
Send electronic submissions to NepalPANIRecruit@chemonics.com by September 25, 2015. Please include "Biodiversity conservation specialist" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Biodiversity conservation specialist - PANI" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
????Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.??
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