Senior Project Officer- TRAFFIC India | WWF India

Senior Project Officer- TRAFFIC India

WWF-India, one of the largest conservation organizations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country, invites applications for the post of Senior Project Officer-TRAFFIC India under its TRAFFIC-India Division, from candidates with an inherent sensitivity towards the conservation of nature and environment.

TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade-monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conservation of nature. It actively monitors and investigates wildlife trade and provides information to diverse audiences worldwide as a basis for effective conservation policies and programs. In India, TRAFFIC a wildlife trade-monitoring network, operates as a division of WWF India.

Locations: New Delhi
Job Description
The Senior Project Officer (SPO) will be responsible for design, collation, analyses of data that will require accurate referencing, evaluation and production of informative outputs on wildlife trade dynamics. This will be in collaboration with other TRAFFIC-India staff and its network. The SPO will work under the supervision of Coordinator TRAFFIC India and will report to Head, TRAFFIC-India.

Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Undertake studies and analyse trends on select species in trade (flora and fauna), impact on conservation of those species and socio-economics of trade.
  2. Support Coordinator TRAFFIC in implementation and timely delivery of expected outcomes under SECURE Himalaya project in the states of Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Himachal
  3. Design, plan and execute ‘Green Stream’ work for TRAFFIC India.
  4. Provide necessary technical backstopping and inputs for development and implementation of projects, reports and articles for TRAFFIC India programs.
  5. Produce GAP assessment on floral species in trade, to determine and guide future priorities for combating illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade.
Qualifications & Experience
Essential: Masters in Natural Resource Management, Wildlife Science, Ecology, Forestry, Wildlife Management, with minimum 5 years relevant experience.
Desired: PhD in wildlife ecology specializing on illegal wildlife trade, issues of poaching.
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Submission Details:
Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment) along with the details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references in the CV.
In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention “Senior Project Officer-TRAFFIC-India”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the 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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