This position reports to the Technical Manager and he/she is responsible for the coordination and support to all socio-economic analyses that will support CI`s long term strategic outcomes.
Key activities are:
(a) provide advice and support the Ministry of Environment in the design, development and implementation of national systems to monitor natural capital and estimating the effects of climate change on national economy;
(b) conduct network analyses to identify key stakeholders in the area that CI works; conduct socio-economic assessments at all spatial scales; develop threat and cost-benefits analyses by using socio-economic data;
(c) support the development and implementation of options for long-term financial sustainability of protected areas and indigenous lands;
(d) evaluate governance systems at different spatial scales (from site to national levels); promote the creation of governance formal structures along the regions; (e)monitor, analyze direct and indirect threats to the outcomes driven by commercial activity, along with opportunities for engagement and conservation;
(f) engage communities and the corporate sector into the conservation initiatives and
(g) assistance on fundraising activities, such as development of proposals to potential donors.
Ideal candidate should possess a BSc or MSc in Economy, Social Sciences or other related area with at least three years of experience in socio-economic analysis at several spatial spaces economic valuation, community work and local socio-economic analysis. Experience in economic valuation of ecosystems services and expertise in local development projects is desirable. This position requires capacity to lead, plan,
coordinate and supervise team activities, experience working with local communities (indigenous and non indigenous) and willingness to accommodate to possible harsh field conditions. At least ten domestic and/or international trips per year. Excellent communication skills in both English and Spanish.
We offer a contract until June 30th 2011 (which can be renewed) with all the legal benefits. Desirable to start on July 1st. Interested qualified candidates please send Resume for immediate and confidential consideration to
no later than June 4th (please specify code EP_10_007_COORDINATOR).