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Title

Central India Tiger Conservation Project (Gondia, Maharashtra) Field Officer

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 24/03/2012
Company Name Wildlife Trust of India
Contact Name HR Department
Telephone +91-11-26326025
Fax +91-11-26326027
Email jobs@wti.org.in
Website Further Details / Applications
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Description
Position
Field Officer  
Location
Gondia, Maharashtra
Post One
Gross compensation
As per qualifications & experience

Background:
WTI is looking for a sociologist for its conservation and livelihood projects in Vidharbha, Maharashtra. This is a field position, located at Gondia district and requires extensive travelling.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Point person for the specific field and on-site implementation of the project
  • Implement and monitor Green livelihood initiatives of WTI at Vidarbha
  • Network with local NGOs, relevant Government Departments
  • Report writing and  day to day documentation

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in participatory conservation, eco-development and alternative livelihood
  • Good understanding of community dynamics and ability to think fast
  • Experience in conducting PRA and in preparing micro-plans will be an advantage
  • Good at carrying out surveys, organising group meetings and documentation
  • Excellent communication skills, specially with rural/tribal communities
  • Fluency in Marathi.

Qualifications:
A post-graduate degree in a social science discipline such as anthropology, sociology, social work, rural management, political science, human geography or equivalent. Exposure to current debates in wildlife conservation will be an advantage.

Experience:
At least 2-3 years of experience, preferably in Maharashtra

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