Posted on :
8 Feb, 2017
8 Feb, 2017
Nature And Development Foundation, (NDF) is a Ghana based non-governmental organization with limited operations in Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia. NDF’s mission is to help build a society in which human development and nature conservation complement each other. NDF has a belief that, it is possible to halt the further degradation of the forest resources and loss of biodiversity across West Africa. NDF also believes that ways exist to balance the needs of development with sustainable land use that do not threaten forest resources, biodiversity and the forest dependent livelihoods of the region. We seek the services of a self-motivated person who will lead research and advocacy in areas within the scope of NDF’s Strategic Plan.
Nature and Development Foundation is currently implementing various projects funded by International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), European Commission (EC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). To help in the implementation of these projects and others, NDF seeks the services of a RESEARCH & ADVOCACY OFFICER to be based in NDF’s office in Accra, Ghana.
Job Title: Research and Advocacy Officer
The successful candidate will be required to coordinate activities related to Research and Advocacy within the Nature and Development Foundation as well as work on other aspects of the projects funded by the three donors above. The individual must therefore have the ability and enthusiasm to work in the Non-Governmental sector as well as work within a team to advance the course of sustainable natural resources management.
Working in conjunction with the technical and financial teams of Nature and Development, the incumbent will:
EXPERIENCE AND DESIRABLE QUALITIES
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
This position is a nationally recruited position based in Accra. The initial appointment is for one year and renewable subject to performance and availability of funding. The position will involve travel outside of duty station for extended periods. Remuneration will be based on qualification and experience.
How to Apply
Interested persons should send applications and CVs to [email protected].
Please indicate NDF Research and Advocacy Officer in the subject line.
Two weeks from date of publication (6th February 2017). Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
NDF is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply