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Malwathu Estuary Community-based Conservation Expert - “Managing together" Project

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Town/City Sri Lanka Country Office, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 22/01/2022
Company Name IUCN
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


This is a local recruitment. Only Sri Lankan nationals, individuals with residence status or the appropriate employment visa for Sri Lanka are eligible to apply

IUCN is a Membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organizations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organizations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together. IUCN Sri Lanka’s programs support sustainable natural resource management initiatives of Members and Partners.

IUCN is the responsible party for the implementation of the Ministry of Environment (MoE) led, Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded project through UNDP, titled “Managing together: Integrating community-centred, ecosystem-based approaches into forestry, agriculture and tourism sectors” This four-year GEF cycle 6 project aims to establish a holistic landscape approach incorporating biodiversity conservation into planning and implementation in agriculture, tourism, and forestry sectors in the Malwathu Oya River Basin of North-Western Sri Lanka. The project will use IUCN in-country and global experience and has the potential to develop a number of multi-sector models to upscale at national and sub-national levels while sharing experience globally.

To support effective project delivery, project cycle management, and facilitate professional networking with Government, Private Sector and other stakeholder entities, on behalf of MoE and UNDP, IUCN seeks a suitable candidate for the position of Malwathu Estuary Community-based Conservation Expert. H/She will be locally recruited and be responsible for the community level operations in the coastal zone in the Malwathu Oya basin, including the Trial Landscapes. S/he will support the Project Manager daily basis and seek advice from the Senior Technical Advisor, as needed.

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