Zoological Society of London

Programme Associate

Zoological Society of London

Programme Associate

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. 

Programme Associate

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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 (1 week from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Under Graduate (Bachelor)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Program Management Leadership Project Coordination Communication Teamwork Socio-Economic Research
Other Specification
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (Environment science/management, forestry, wildlife, natural resource management or other relevant discipline)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with good track record in programme and project implementation and/or management
  • Basic knowledge and skills in biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihood programmes
  • Good socio-economic research and facilitation skills
  • Basic 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 content creation and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken Nepali language is required

Job Description

The Programme Associate (PA) will support Field/ Programme Officer (FPO/PO) in the implementation of programme and projects in Banke Bardia Shukla Complex (BBSC).

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare field implementation plans for ongoing programmes and projects in the BBS complex
  • Collect data on wildlife movement and dispersals, status of Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC) and preparing plans to mitigate HWC
  • Prepare documents on best practices from previous projects and provide recommendations on interventions
  • Visit and consult with local communities on the proposed interventions
  • Carry out surveys to compare the baseline data, data after interventions and set key performance indicators
  • Organise capacity building sessions for park officials, implementing partners and other key stakeholders
  • Regularly visit the project implementation site and collect data from the field to feed into reports in compliance with the project needs
  • With guidance from FPO/PO and in consultation with Human Wildlife Coexistence champions (HWCx) prepare a clear and concise plan with set targets and timeline for HWCx to implement in the field
  • Participate in meetings held at community levels and report on progress
  • Finalise the HWC mitigation and livelihood restoration plan
  • Prepare draft content to feed into monthly highlights, challenges and priorities and plans for the next month
  • Provide technical support in implementing project activities to relevant stakeholders
  • Carry out any other activities as assigned by the line manager

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