Senior Biodiversity Research & Monitoring Officer - EPL

Posted on 05 July 2021

Based in Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia
Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.
All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

What we do
We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.
WWF-Cambodia works to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife. WWF-Cambodia works on the ground and in partnership with Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Join the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organization as Senior Biodiversity Research & Monitoring Officer, based in the Eastern Plains Landscape, Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia, and together we can conserve our country’s rich biological diversity, through sustainable use of natural resources, and promote new opportunities for the benefit of all people, enhancing local livelihoods and contributing to poverty reduction in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

The Senior Biodiversity Research & Monitoring Officer (SBRO)’ key responsibility is to ensure high-quality and cost-effective implementation of the Biodiversity Research & Monitoring programme in coordination with the Biodiversity Research and Monitoring Manager (BRMM). He/she will support the development and implementation of existing and new data collection protocols, assist in collecting, verifying, and formatting/processing data, and in database management. To ensure quality standards in data collection and research implementation, this position requires a significant amount of time (up to 20-70%, depending on season) in the field to conduct biodiversity surveys and other research. Another key role of the position involves supporting the capacity development of the Biodiversity Research and Monitoring team, consisting of three officers/assistants and a team of 12-50 research rangers (government counterparts and community rangers). The position holder will also assist in supervising administrative, operational, HR, and financial tasks. Effective dissemination of research results that can inform management is essential, therefore the position holder will also support in data analysis and the preparing of reports or other forms of dissemination, and coordination between different thematics/departments within the organisation and with external partners and stakeholders.
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How to apply?
Email WWF-Job Application Form, your CV and Cover Letter (max. one page for Cover letter) to: . Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline July 22, 2021. 

Application need to name the position title (i.e. Senior Biodiversity Research & Monitoring Officer) when submitting application under the subject in email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and submitted documents will not be returned.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, Ethnic Minorities and people with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply and will be considered regardless of the requirements of the position.

We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or outside of work and imbed child protection in all we do.  Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and communities. We will use the reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with our expectations.