KE2: Social Scientist (Cat II)Mangrove Forest Reserves

Department: Lot 1: Natural resources and resilience
Project Location(s): Guyana
Education: Master's Degree
Compensation: 65 wds

Global objective 

The global objective of the assignment is to support climate change adaptation through an Integrated Coastal Zone Management approach and thereby protect the population in vulnerable, flood prone areas under sea level.

Specific objective 

The specific objectives of this assignment are to:
1. Draft a Mangrove Forest Reserve Management Plan for two locations
2. Provide technical support to key stakeholder for the establishment of two mangrove reserves.

Expertise required :

Qualifications and skills :

  • A relevant university degree to at least Master’s Degree in a related field or, in its absence, a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field together with equivalent professional experience of two years which must be above the general professional experience duration fixed below. A related field will be taken to include social sciences, development studies or similar.

General professional experience : 

  • At least 6 years post-degree relevant professional experience in the sector(s) related to lot 1.

Specific professional experience :

  • At least 5 years of specific experience related to socioeconomic issues related to forest conservation and establishment of protected areas including gender equality.

Language skills : 

  • Proficiency in oral and written communications in English.