Friday, February 21, 2014


EMPLOYMENT: WRI Natural Resource Policy Specialist, Central Africa

The World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks a Central Africa Natural Resource Policy Specialist to lead its policy analysis, capacity-building, and outreach activities in ROC and DRC. The Policy Specialist will be responsible for day-to-day management of the policy components of the project strategy in conjunction with WRI’s Washington office as well as civil society, government, and NGO partners in ROC and DRC. The Policy Specialist will work with partners to generate high quality analysis on policy design and implementation needs; coordinate inputs from field-based partners to inform policy discussions; build capacity of civil society, government, and forest communities to design and implement policies that protect forests and biodiversity; and work with policy-makers directly to influence development of NRM policies and programs. Key policy areas of emphasis will include national and subnational REDD+programs, land use planning and resource allocation, and forest management and biodiversity conservation.

The WRI Central Africa Natural Resource Policy Specialist will be based in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo and work under the responsibility and supervision of staff in WRI’s Washington D.C. office and the program’s Chief of Party in Kinshasa.  The post will require frequent travel between the two Congos, as well as periodically to Washington, DC.


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Deadline: open

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