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Forest Carbon Junior Associate

Job Title : Forest Carbon Junior Associate

Reports to : Forest Carbon Specialist

No. of Vacant Position: 2

Contract Duration: January 2021 to December 2021

The Forest Carbon Junior Associate shall provide support to optimize procedures and ensure that all outputs of the project are delivered in a timely manner.

Overall Functions:

  1. Ensure that the research is conducted to a high standard of health, safety, welfare, environmental good practice and cultural sensitivity.
  2. Ensure that all field data collected are correct using the appropriate methodologies.
  3. Assist and provide biodiversity technical expertise on data collection, data processing, analysis, and interpretation.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Collect and summarize scientific literature on forest carbon and other related topics for reports;
  2. Coordinate and maintain contacts with government agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs)/ civil society organizations (CSOs), private companies, and forest carbon project developers;
  3. Consolidate field data in Excel spreadsheets and conduct data analysis;
  4. Improve existing data and calculation sheets on Excel spreadsheets;
  5. Prepare technical report layouts and presentations and create relevant infographics and
    other information and education materials
  6. Assist in data cleaning, documentation, coordination, and planning

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Forestry, Environmental Science, Natural Science or any related course
  2. With knowledge and/or interest in forest carbon, ecosystems valuation, greenhouse gas accounting, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and policy (e.g. REDD+);
  3. With advance skills in Microsoft software such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word;
  4. Attention to detail with strong research and writing skills.
  5. Ability to multitask and work well in a multidisciplinary team environment
  6. Knowledge of carbon stock assessments and GHG accounting
  7. Knowledge of GIS or other mapping programs.

 

Information Technologist (IT) Specialist

CCIPH needs an Information Technology (IT) Specialist who will help develop a single and intuitive platform that integrates data captures and data analytics that will serve as a management tool:

  1. To improve the practice of implementation of Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring System (BAMS) and Socio-Economic Assessment and Monitoring System (SEAMS) processes; and
  2. To improve the implementation of biodiversity and socio-economic monitoring.

This new integrated platform will enable local communities and civil society organizations that are actively monitoring KBAs to make credible and meaningful contributions to the Protected Area network. With improved monitoring and an enhanced, inclusive conservation network, threats will be reduced, biodiversity resources will be protected, and ecosystem services will be sustained for today and tomorrow.

Scope of Work, Expected Deliverables, and Target Completion

The table below shows the expected deliverables and indicative timelines for each deliverable.

Table 1. Details of project deliverables and timeline.

Moreover, the following are additional scope of work of the IT Specialist:

  1. Acquisition and installment of platforms and applications.
  2. Regularly evaluate CCIPH’s IT systems to ensure they meet the necessary demands.
  3. Oversee the maintenance, backing up, and securing of databases, as well as retrieving files when needed.
    1. Ensure data storage is safe and secure
    2. Firmware issues and bugs fix
  4. Assist with network administration tasks.
    1. Resolve all issues CCIPH staff have with their IT systems, software, and hardware
    2. Educate CCIPH staff about network security and best practices for computer usage
    3. Support the day-to-day operations of CCIPH’s computer network
  5. Actively liaise with the CCIPH on matters pertaining to the development of the technology.
  6. Ensure that expenditures incurred are within the approved budget line of the project activities. For contingencies not adequately provided and re-aligning of budget, the IT Specialist must seek first a written approval from CCIPH before incurring any expense.
  7. Ensure that expenditures incurred are within the approved budget line of the project activities. For contingencies not adequately provided and re-aligning of budget, the IT Specialist must seek first a written approval from CCIPH before incurring any expense.

On equipment: CCIPH will not be providing equipment (e.g. laptop, mobile phone, etc)

You may send your resume to info@conservation-innovations.org with email subject “Application for IT Specialist Position”.

Annex 1. Summary of existing monitoring systems and tools (used in government, general public, and CSOs)

Annex 2. Detailed features of monitoring systems and tools

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Let’s promote and develop new conservation models and regenerative livelihood together, join our team now. Just fill-up the Application form below.

To avoid complications due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ll only be accepting applications from the Philippines. International applicants are not eligible.