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ME Species and IBAs Officer

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Jordan - Asia & M East
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 21/09/2022
Company Name BirdLife International
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Directory Entry : BirdLife International is a global Partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.
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BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.

We are looking for someone to develop and manage, in line with the ME Regional Programme, the implementation of the Middle East conservation components related to IBAs and Species programmes. This will include support to ongoing projects of the EU funded project “Urgent Actions to Strengthen the Balkan Population of the Egyptian Vulture and Secure Its Flyway“, LIFE16 NAT/BG/000874, the UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds and MAVA Safe flyways IKB and Energy and any new/planned projects and emerging needs as per director discretion.

The ME Species and IBAs Officer primary responsibilities will be to:

Lead, support and assist in the implementation of the regional conservation component of the Regional Plan and the above mentioned project.

Provide support, when needed, to the portfolio of ME projects and ensure synergies of these projects.

The ideal candidate will have

  • University degree in environmental conservation or related field
  • Interest in and understanding of conservation issues and bird persecution and hunting impact within the Middle East region
  • Track record of relevant work experience, including experience of working in the Middle East

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BirdLife values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We will consider putting into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.

We are able to offer a hybrid model of working on site and from home/remote for most roles, which helps to ensure a flexible work life balance

Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: recruitment@birdlife.org marking your application with “ME Species and IBAs Officer” in the subject line.

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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