Tree Zero - Forest Policy and Trade Expert (Remote)

Published

09/27/2018

Start Date

09/27/2018

End Date

01/31/2019

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Mountain View
CA
United States

Description

Experience

Individual who knows paper policies, public tender value for paper Professional experience or study in forest conservation, forest science, forest-related advocacy, forestry, or biology. Trade and Finance Program on topics related to forest governance, illegal deforestation, and associated trade.


Role Summary

This position is ideal for a self-starter who can prioritize competing demands, demonstrate initiative and responsibility, and quickly become an integral member of our team. Lead a team responsible for delivering technical and policy advice and programs.


Tasks

  1. Three or more years of professional experience or study in a land use-, forest- or conservation-related field;1-2 years demonstrated professional experience
  2. Trade and Finance Program on topics related to forest governance, illegal deforestation, and associated trade.
  3. Analyze trends in international commodity trade to inform program strategy
  4. Strong written and oral communication skills;
  5. Excellent research skills, including ability to work with large data sets
  6. Initiative and ability for self-directed, independent work
  7. Exceptional organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail


Skills

  1. Superior knowledge of the operational and strategic requirements for the successful delivery of a range of biodiversity conservation, soil or water conservation or natural resource management programs
  2. Experience managing program or project work including setting and meeting deadlines
  3. Experience working with and delivering on organizational strategic plans


Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

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