UNDP Job in Manila
Project Associate, Service Contract (SC)
The Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) of the Department of Agriculture has obtained a financial grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the implementation of the project titled “Implementation of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Practices to Address Land Degradation and Mitigate Effects of Drought.”
The project focuses at the systematic and institutional levels and hence, strengthen the enabling regulatory, institutional and financial framework that would govern efforts to address land degradation in the Philippines. Keys activities of the project include workshops, trainings and the establishment of techno-demo farms.
The project has two pilot sites – Malaybalay City, Bukidnon and Abuyog, Leyte. To ensure quality implementation of project site-level activities, the SLM Project will need the support of a Project Officer.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the National Project Director and SLM Project Focal Person, the Project Officer will carry out the following tasks:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Community Development, Agricultural Economics, Sociology, Social Forestry, Environmental Science, or other related fields.
With 5 years of experience in managing and/or implementing development projects, preferably in agriculture-related projects; has experience working with government, local or national agencies; has experience in community development and/or organizing.
Important application information
All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment
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