Zoological Society of London

Field Programme Officer

Zoological Society of London

Field Programme Officer

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. 

Field Programme Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 04, 2023 23:55 (10 months, 2 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Graduate (Masters)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Technical Skills Communication Socio-Economic Research
Other Specification
  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline (Environment science/management, forestry, wildlife, natural resource management or other relevant discipline); 2 years of work experience in conservation accepted in lieu of masters’ degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with good track record in the implementation of conservation programmes in the field
  • Good knowledge and pragmatic skills in biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihood programmes
  • Good socio-economic research and facilitation skills
  • A very good understanding of the socio-political context of Nepal, specifically of the western lowland region
  • Familiarity with the relevant policies and laws regarding communities’ use of natural resources, tenure system, forestry, and wildlife conservation motivators
  • Proficiency in oral and written English, including a demonstrated track record in technical report writing and ability to communicate technical matters effectively to general audience
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken Nepali language is required

Job Description

The Field Programme Officer (FPO) will contribute to the effective implementation of projects in Banke Bardia Shukla Complex (BBSC) in coordination with local partners and will be responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring and reporting of ZSL's projects carried out in BBS complex.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct the baseline and impact surveys on wildlife dispersal
  • Design studies, collect and analyse data and prepare reports
  • Analyse data and provide recommendations for the intervention of best livelihood schemes
  • Develop an integrated livelihood and recovery programme implementation plan based on outcomes of socio-economic survey
  • Communicate with project partners, local community, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure implementation of and tracking of project activities
  • Coordinate and facilitate capacity building sessions for park officials, implementing partners and other key stakeholders
  • Monitor the project budget
  • Prepare reports in compliance with the project needs
  • Prepare a clear plan for selection, capacity building and mentoring of Human Wildlife Co-existence champions (HWCx)
  • Develop a HWCx and livelihood restoration plan and support community’s implementation of this plan
  • Conduct regular meetings with HCWx champions, local target communities, park officials and other key stakeholders to review the project progress and plans moving forward
  • Carry out any other activities as assigned by the line manager

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