Project Coordinator (fixed-term) – Linked Indicators for Vital Ecosystem Services (LIVES)

We are looking for an experienced project co-ordinator to join our young and dynamic team for a 12-month consultancy.

The successful candidate will manage and coordinate our Linked Indicators for Vital Ecosystem Services (LIVES) research project. This project began in May 2014 to develop and test an approach for linking indicators on the food, energy, water nexus so that they are suitable for decision making by mid-2016. LIVES has successfully achieved this first objective and is now ready to scale up its activities. As we enter PHASE II, the project coordinator will implement and coordinate Phase II of the project, monitoring the progress of internal and external project teams and deliverables to ensure a successful continuation of the LIVES project.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate all project teams and support inter-and-intra-team collaboration to deliver high quality research processes and outputs; facilitate communication between the core technical team and the NCES Research Lead and Luc Hoffmann Institute Communications Manager; identify and engage potential partners that will support and participate in project implementation; support the promotion of LHI academic and non-academic products with relevant project partners, research, policy and practice communities; contribute to monitoring, evaluation and learning processes to help the Institute assess the impact of the design, implementation and impact of its projects; develop co-financing opportunities.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in any field.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience working in a related field, such as environmental policy, conservation, sustainable development, or international development.
  • Experience working internationally.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large, multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive partnerships with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and corporations.

How to apply

Interested applicants should send their CV, accompanied by a letter of motivation to no later than 15 June 2015

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Luc Hoffmann InstituteProject Coordinator (fixed-term) – Linked Indicators for Vital Ecosystem Services (LIVES)