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Vacancy: PACT Conservation Programme Officer

DEADLINE to apply: December 9, 2019

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) is a statutory organization established in 1996 as a Trust Fund under the Protected Areas Conservation Trust Act, No.15 of 1995. PACT contributes to the financing, sourced nationally and internationally, of the Belize National Protected Areas System – a system that is managed by Government Agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Community Based Organizations. Further, PACT is under the oversight of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development, and Immigration, and is governed by a Board of Directors.

Position Description:
The Conservation Programme Officer (CPO) is primarily responsible for the promotion, development and management of PACT’s portfolio of internally and externally funded projects as assigned. The CPO is responsible for liaising with potential and existing grantee organizations, the initial technical reviews of proposals, Expressions of Interest and concept papers, providing technical recommendations for project design improvements, undertaking regular project monitoring to ensure project implementation success and executing and coordinating internal and external project evaluations.

Professional Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources Management or Biological Sciences;
• 5 or more years of related work experience in management of conservation and/or natural resources projects;
• Strong knowledge of conservation and/or natural resources issues; and
• Strong knowledge of protected areas policy and management regimes.

Remuneration and Applications:

Compensation package commensurate with qualification and work experience within a designated salary scale.

The full Job Description is available below. Interested persons should submit, no later than 12:00p.m. Monday, December 9, 2019, an e-copy of their application letter, resume, and a list of two referees (names and contact information only) to hram@pactbelize.org and a hard copy to:

Executive Director
Protected Areas Conservation Trust
#3 Mango Street, City of Belmopan
Re: Conservation Programme Officer Vacancy

PACT is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against protected characteristics (gender, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability).

PACT is not liable for any costs incurred by individuals in relation to their application.

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