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  • Posted: Apr 10, 2023
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    Conservation International is an American nonprofit environmental organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its goal is to protect nature as a source of food, fresh water, livelihoods and a stable climate.
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    Technical Lead, Inclusive Conservation Initiative

    As directed, the Technical Manager supports fundraising efforts, including developing funding proposals and budgets and supporting senior staff in pursuing funding opportunities.  


    • Play a lead role in the overall planning process. Identify and prioritize technical activities needed to achieve Inclusive Conservation Initiative outcomes successfully.    
    • Provide technical guidance and inputs to develop subproject Impact Strategies; participate as a project resource person in stakeholder meetings to develop strategies. 
    • Facilitate connections with technical specialists required to support specific aspects of Impact Strategy development (e.g., on gender, safeguards, M&E). 
    • Advise on and facilitate synergies/linkages with other related initiatives and partners to inform the development of Impact Strategies. 
    • Provide information and technical support to subprojects on initial organizational capacity assessments, impact strategy development, project indicators, safeguard instruments, and contracting requirements. 
    • Review technical materials for subproject contracts. 
    • Gather, develop, share and implement assigned project actions plans and deliverables with internal and external project stakeholders. Support project bids as assigned.
    • Function as a key project information source and advisor.  
    • Represent ICI and ensure effective communications and information sharing between all partners and stakeholders 
    • Facilitate identification of, connections to, and provision of specialized Capacity building support to subprojects.  
    • Serve as a recognized technical resource and share technical best practices within and outside CI. 
    • Identify and enlist external partners needed to achieve program/project conservation priorities. 
    • Facilitate delivery of guided technical training (e.g., coordinating across experts/providers, interpreters, building, and individuals with specialized expertise. A particular focus of work under this Component will be the learning exchanges. webinar platform).
    • Ensure wide outreach to/participation of IPLC training participants and host/participate in training sessions. 
    • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 


    • Bachelor's degree or up to four years of college-level work.   
    • 4 to 6 years of work experience in managing conservation or research programs or initiatives or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  
    • Working familiarity with indigenous people's networks and global and regional organizations.  
    • Understanding of conservation issues related to ecosystem health, human well-being, and indigenous people's rights.  
    • Understanding of global policy issues related to indigenous people's issues, particularly related to rights, climate change, and conservation.  
    • Experience formulating strategy to achieve goals, developing and implementing plans, and reporting on progress. 
    • Experience with environmental and social safeguards. 
    • Proven ability to understand, interpret and apply technical and scientific information and data to achieve tangible results. 
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong attention to detail and time management skills.  
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.   
    • Proven ability to work in a team environment and work well across cultures and within and across organizations. 
    • Excellent written and spoken English.
    • Written and spoken fluency in Spanish or French.  


    • Advanced degree or graduate studies.
    • Experience demonstrating increasing responsibility in implementing and managing programs engaging and working with indigenous peoples' organizations and communities.  
    • Be from or experience with working with indigenous peoples and local communities.  Experience adapting complicated multilateral/bilateral requirements to indigenous and community contexts.

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