Senior Project Officer- Kanpur Field Office | WWF India

Senior Project Officer- Kanpur Field Office

WWF-India, one of the largest conservation organizations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country, invites applications from candidates with an inherent sensitivity towards the conservation of nature, to work as Senior Project Officer at our Kanpur Field Office.

WWF India is working with the tanneries in Kanpur to move towards sustainable production through adoption of cleaner production, training and capacity building. It is engaging with international buyers to bring awareness amongst the tanneries and working at national level for promoting sustainability as a growth driver for leather industry. Going forward, we would like to strength the engagement with tanneries in order to enable them move towards sustainable production through a series of capacity building, handholding and other measures. We seek application from suitable candidates to work on its industries work in Kanpur. The role would require an individual who has experience in working with industries on water management. Prior experience of working with the tanneries will be an advantage.

Location: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

The Job Profile:
  • Coordinate the programme activities work in Kanpur engaging with tanneries and other stakeholders. 
  • Design and administer surveys and studies involving data collection, compilation analysis and developing reports.
  • Liaison with tanneries, industry associations, government, private and academic institutions to execute the project deliverables. 
  • Design and implement local level training/workshops for the identified target groups/stakeholders as and when required.
  • Carry out any other responsibilities related to execution of Rivers for Life, Life for Rivers programme in the context of industrial pollution in other locations as per need of the programme.
Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:
  • Master Degree in Leather Technology / Environmental Sciences / Environmental Engineering or any other related field.
  • 3-4 years of experience in project implementation with respect to industrial water management / wastewater treatment / water use efficiency.
  • Prior experience of working with tanneries sector will be an advantage. 
  • Experience in environmental and water resource management in a multi-stakeholder set up will be an added advantage 
Desired Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to identify / interact and collaborate with organizations.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written in Hindi and English) 
  • Ability to analyze data and develop reports and presentation.
  • Ability to work with a team and multiple stakeholders.
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Submission Details:
Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references.

Last Date for sending applications: 15th February, 2018

In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention “Senior Project Officer-Kanpur Field Office”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.
WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.

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