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Natural Resoruce Management Specialist - ADPB (Phase II)

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Area Development Programme Balochistan (Phase II) - UNDP
Posted On:
18 November, 2006
Last Date to apply:
03 December, 2006
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 7 years of relevant experience (for Master Degree holders) and 5 years (Ph.D) in community based projects. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition wil be additional skills.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the overall guidance of the National Programme Director and direct supervision of the National Programme Coordinator, the Natural Resource Management Specialist will perform the following tasks:

1. Planning, organising and implementing the operation plan for natural resources including crops, forestry, horticulture etc with concerned communities and line agencies.

2. Develop methodologies and techniques for assisting farmers with planning and execution of crop – forestry and natural resources production that will help improve rural livelihood.

3. Develop, monitor and analyze of on-farm research and the development of recommendations that can be adopted by the farmers.

4. Develop NRM packages with the organised communities.

5. Train the staff and the Activists / specialist in community in NRM sector for the transfer of technology.

6. Develop reporting and monitoring tools (e.g. monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annual reports) for NRM packages

7. Develop linkages of the rural communities with the Line agencies and research institutions.

8. Consult with the provincial forest department, wildlife department and agriculture department to collect information on the natural resource base of the area, and use the information while planning for the activities proposed under the project.

9. Carrying out any other special assignment given by the National Programme Director and National Programme Coordinator

The NRM Specialist will closely work with local communities, line departments and NGOs and will spend some 50% of his/her time in the field

Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesAgricultureMasters DegreeMaster/Ph.D in Agriculture, preference will be given to those having an additional qualification in / experience of Forestry