Tropenbos New Vacancies (2017 March)

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15 Mar, 2017

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Project Jobs in Ghana

Tropenbos International Ghana aims at bridging the gap between forest policy, management and science; providing a forum for discussing forest issues; and carrying out relevant research and training. The objective of the programme is that forestry actors in Ghana deploy sound and adequate information for poverty reduction policies that improve forest-dependent livelihoods and increase forest cover and services in rural areas.

Job Description

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Responsibilities

Responsible for national coordination and administration of the project “strengthening the capacity of non-state actors to improve FLEGT-VPA and REDD+ processes in Western Africa (NSA project)”.

Contract details

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  • Initial contract for one year, with a possible extension until the 31st of December 2020.
  • A competitive salary and secondary benefits for the non-profit sector.

Required Skills or Experience

At least an MPhil/MSc in any of the following fields:

  • Natural Resources Management, Environmental Science, Development Studies, Political Science, Planning or related disciplines.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience with FLEGT-VPA,REDD+ and related issues.
  • Expertise with project management; experience with EU funded projects will be an asset.
  • Ability to explore opportunities within the project and solicit funds to deepen project achievements.
  • Experience in working with CSOs, lobby and advocacy and /or capacity development.
  • Working proficiency in English, fluency in French will be an asset.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their letter of motivation and CV to:[email protected] indicating the position applied for in the subject header.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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