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 had a firm legacy of conservation, research, and animal care in over 50 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 in Nepal for the past 25 years. ZSL Nepal Office is seeking application from qualified, talented and result oriented Nepalese citizen for our Operations Officer position.
The post holder will be responsible for implementing and reporting the progress of ZSL projects in western tarai complex. S/he will be responsible in fulfilling government compliances as part of MoUs and other agreements within the country and donor compliances. The position is based in our Kohalpur field office, western Nepal with regular trips to field sites.
The Operations Officer will be responsible for supporting the implementation of a suite of projects, working closely with senior management to streamline current operations and ensure continuity of delivery of high-quality outputs with significant conservation impacts.
The Operations Officer will be responsible for implementing and reporting the progress of ZSL projects to provide a basis for evidence-based decision making. They will lead in fulfilling government compliances as part of MoUs and other agreements within the country and donor compliances as part of project agreements on time.
The post holder should also be adept at day-to-day office administration tasks.
The post holder should have at least a master’s degree in forestry science or similar field and have a minimum of 5 years' experience.
Candidate should have proven skills in developing implementing and reporting project activities and stakeholder’s engagement in ZSL supported conservation projects where necessary.
Candidate should have proven skills in coordination among government agencies particularly with DNPWC and site level protected areas, provincial ministries, district level agencies and local government and line agencies for implementing ZSL supported project activities.
This post is based in our Kohalpur, west Nepal with regular trips to our field projects to provide technical/admin advice and support.
Qualifications and skills:
Master's degree in forestry science or similar field and have a minimum of 5 years' experience. Candidate should have proven skills in implementing and reporting project activities in coordination with government agencies particularly with protected area authorities, buffer zone management committees, provincial and district line agencies, local government and community-based institutions.
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The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a registered charity, devoted to the conservation of wild animals and their natural habitats in Britain and over 50 countries worldwide. ZSL Nepal Office is seeking application from qualified, talented and result oriented Nepalese citizens for the following position: