Senior Associate-Mapping and monitoring, Sustainable Landscape and Restoration
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, non-profit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.
Our work focuses on building sustainable and livable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, World Resources Institute puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.
WRI India has the capacity to convene key stakeholders, and forge strategic partnerships with governments, business, foundations, civil society organizations, institutes and NGOs, to scale-up solutions that can bring game-changing results for the sustainable management of natural resources in India.
Position Overview :
WRI India seeks a Senior Associate for coordinating landscape implementation work housed in the Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration program in India.
As part of this program, WRI India is looking to recruit an experienced consultant with an advanced degree in remote sensing and GIS and at least seven years of full-time, relevant post-study work experience.
The position holder’s principal responsibilities will include supporting and strengthening the spatial research aspects in the ongoing workstreams to enable building strong cross-sectoral networks for implementing restoration interventions and developing monitoring and evaluating systems.
The candidate is expected to bring research and communication skills and be comfortable with interdisciplinary, inter-programmatic, geographically dispersed teams.
In addition, s / he will be expected to contribute to the fullest possible extent in all program activities, including fund-raising, convening partners and stakeholders, identifying and recruiting talent, and day-to-day management tasks.
The position is most suited to an individual willing to take on the challenge of a new, fast-growing, and developing work program.
Please note that the position holder must be willing to travel, including in remote areas with difficult terrain.
Responsibilities : Goal
Research : developing science-based solutions for planning, implementing, and monitoring restoration (75%)
This also involves an analysis of scientific (bio-physical, social, and economic) evidence, as well as experiences of ongoing and past restoration programs along with best practices.
Partnership building, communications, and Program management (25%)
Qualifications and Requirements
Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.
The candidate must be willing to try new approaches and ideas and be innovative.
Potential Salary : 10,00,000 INR to 12,00,000 INR
Salary and Benefits :
Salary shall be commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package.
Duration : One year (extendable based on performance)
Location : New Delhi, India
Start date : January1, 2020