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Environment and Biodiversity Experts

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Madagascar - Africa
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 01/05/2015
Company Name Chemonics
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Chemonics seeks technical experts for an anticipated five-year USAID environment and biodiversity project in Madagascar. The project will initially focus on the Eastern rainforest corridor as well as the southwest region, with potential expansion to other specific ecosystems. It will support community-based natural resource management, protected area management, and improved enforcement of laws around timber and wildlife trafficking. The project aims to empower civil society organizations to advocate for improved environmental governance, and provide opportunities for alternative and sustainable livelihoods to reduce the demand f?or agricultural land and unsustainable fishing practices. We are looking for individuals how have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. 
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field 
  • Minimum seven years of progressively increasing responsibility implementing donor-funded environment and biodiversity projects of similar size and complexity
  • Experience working on USAID projects, familiarity with USAID rules and regulations, and experience with procurement and financial management preferred
  • Technical knowledge and experience in natural resource management, biodiversity, conservation, wildlife management, and/or forestry required
  • Experience in coordinating with and building the capacity of local government and civil society counterparts  
  • Experience in challenging environments strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with high-level host-country beneficiaries, and excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Experience in Madagascar strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity 
  • Fluent French and English (written and spoken) required?
??Application Instructions:
Please send electronic submissions of your CV, cover letter, and three professional references to ChemonicsMadagascarEnvironment@gmail.com by May 1, 2015. Please include "Madagascar Environment and Biodiversity" 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 "Technical Experts – Madagascar Environment and Biodiversity Project" 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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