Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator and Fauna Specialist

Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator and Fauna Specialist
PPNEA is looking to hire a Project Coordinator and Fauna Specialist. Tasks:
  • Coordination and implementation of activities in the framework of the projects.
  • Assistance in the field activities of PPNEA, for wildlife monitoring and research;
  • Lobbying at the local and national level for the protection of fauna, as well as contributing to the implementation of public hearings, seminars, and conferences related to wildlife.
  • Implementation of the work plan and activity indicators for projects and the preparation of short reports for the partners.
  • Minimum MSc/MA Degree in fields related to environmental and nature protection. Additional qualifications (Ph.D., postgraduate training, etc.) and/or experience in interdisciplinary projects will be considered advantages.
Criteria and skills required:
  • At least 5 years of work experience, in the field of nature conservation and biodiversity, similar to the tasks described above;
  • Knowledge and experience in wildlife monitoring practices and methods;
  • Ability to organize workshops and meetings;
  • Ability to perform field work and willingness to travel nationally and regionally;
  • Very good communication skills with interested parties, both local but also with project partners and donors;
  • Knowledge of project cycle management with a focus on planning, process facilitation, networking, monitoring, and reporting;
  • Very good knowledge of the English language, in writing and communication;
  • Ability to work in a team, time management, and coordination skills;
  • Ability to write quality scientific projects and reports/articles;
  • Knowledge of various computer programs, mainly GIS;
  • Ability to travel independently to work areas,
  • Type B driving license and experience in driving in mountainous areas.
Terms of references:
  • This position is based in the PPNEA office in Tirana, including frequent travel or movement to PPNEA focus areas in Albania.
  • Interested candidates should send an e-mail in pdf format, containing a CV in English and a letter of motivation, (maximum two pages) in English, describing your interest in the position, two letters of recommendation, a certificate of English language proficiency, and a copy of qualifications/diplomas.
  The deadline to apply for the position of Project Coordinator is September 30, 2022. The CV and accompanying documents must be sent to the email address [email protected], under the subject “Project Coordinator Application”, within the specified deadline. Candidates selected for an interview will be notified by 10 October 2022.
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