Zoological Society of London

Conservation Ecologist

Zoological Society of London

Conservation Ecologist

Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international conservation charity founded in 1826 as the world's first scientific zoological society. During its near 200 years history, it has a firm legacy of conservation, research, and animal care in over 70 countries, helping it pursue its vision of a world where wildlife thrives. ZSL's purpose is to inspire, inform and empower people so that they understand their roles in helping stop wild animals from going extinct. ZSL has been working actively in Nepal since the late 1990s and with a country office since 2014. 

Conservation Ecologist

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 04, 2023 23:55 (1 day, 17 hours from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Doctorate (Ph. D)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 5 years
Professional Skill Required : Project Management Skills Data Analysis Research Statistical Modelling
Other Specification
  • PhD in wildlife ecology or conservation biology
  • Technically proficient and qualified in the field of wildlife biology with high-quality publications 
  • At least 5 years of previous experience in conservation sector of Nepal
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in the latest statistical packages, population modelling, GIS utilities 
  • Familiarity with GDPR, data management, ownership issues
  • Familiar with publication guidelines and the world of the scientific journals

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to support the Nepal Country Office management in keeping with the good science on which our conservation delivery is founded. The post holder will be responsible for all field-based research and monitoring activities focusing mainly on species, habitat, and ecosystem conservation and management using established methodologies with data analysis, publications, maintenance of datasets, and coordination with ZSL HQ scientists. The post holder will also be responsible for leading development of projects that are evidence-based and underpinned by conservation science.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead on the data management, analysis, reports and publications
  • Technical capacity building of ZSL and partner staff
  • Support developing of project concepts and proposals
  • Project design and implementation especially the research component
  • Maintain relationships with Government and other NGO partners

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