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JOB POST: Project Officer at WWF-India, Bihar: Apply Now!

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WWF-India is inviting applications from individuals for the position of Project Officer – Species position to be a part of the Bettiah Field Office, Bihar for its Wildlife and Habitat division.

About the Job

Project officer-Species will be part of the Terai Arc Landscape team of WWF India and a key member of the team based out of Bettiah, West Champaran District, Bihar charged with implementation of conservation activities in and around the Valmiki Tiger Reserve which together with Chitwan National Park and Parsa Wildlife Sanctuary in Nepal forms an important trans-boundary tiger conservation unit.

The selected candidate is expected to provide support for and implement measures aimed at recovery of populations of tiger, co-predator and prey and conservation of their habitat, assist in habitat management initiatives and liaison with key stakeholder groups for effective implementation of planned activities.

Job Profile:

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Programme Development

  • Contribute and provide inputs in developing work plans & budget for implementation of conservation measures in and around Valmiki Tiger Reserve and other part of Terai Arc Landscape as and when required.

Programme Implementation

  • Implement on-ground conservation measures to support recovery of tiger, co-predator and prey populations in Valmiki Tiger Reserve.
  • Support and involve in habitat recovery and management initiatives for the Valmiki Tiger Reserve
  • Understanding and implement measures to address human wildlife conflict

Networking and advocacy

  • Coordinate with forest department, other Govt Departments, local communities and stakeholders for effective implementation of project activities related to species conservation, habitat management and conflict mitigation.
  • Masters in Wildlife Science/ Life Sciences/ Zoology/ Botany/ Forestry/ Environmental Science/Forest Management.
  • Two years of experience in working in wildlife/ conservation related issues.
  • Experience in wildlife monitoring (camera trapping, direct count), knowledge of analytical methods/software used to monitor terrestrial mammals is essential.
  • Good oral and written knowledge of English and Hindi are imperative

Reporting

  • Assist Project Leader with technical reporting (including data analysis, scientific reports/ papers) and project reporting.

Qualifications and Competencies Required

  • Masters in Wildlife Science/ Life Sciences/ Zoology/ Botany/ Forestry/ Environmental Science/Forest Management.
  • Two years of experience in working in wildlife/conservation-related issues.
  • Experience in wildlife monitoring (camera trapping, direct count), knowledge of analytical methods/software used to monitor terrestrial mammals is essential.
  • Good oral and written knowledge of English and Hindi are imperative

How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply for the post through this link.

Location

Bettiah Field Office (Bihar)

Click here to view the official notification for the post of Project Officer at WWF-India, Bihar.

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