People depend on nature for many things. A stable climate. Clean air. Fresh water. Abundant food. Cultural resources. And the incalculable additional benefits the world’s biodiversity provides. Conservation International (CI) works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for us all.
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:
- Provide advice and support to key Government and Civil Society partners in the design, development and implementation of national systems for evaluating natural capital and estimating the effects of climate change on national economy.
- Conduct network analyses to identify key stakeholders in the area that CI works; conduct socio-economic assessments at all spatial scales; develop threat and costbenefits analyses by using socio-economic data.
- Support the development and implementation of options for long-term financial sustainability of protected areas and indigenous lands.
- Monitor, analyze direct and indirect threats to the outcomes driven by commercial activity, along with opportunities for engagement and conservation.
- Develop proposals for potential donors.
Education and Skills
- BSc or MSc in Economy, Social Sciences or other related area.
- At least three years of experience in socio-economic analysis at several spatial scales, economic valuation, community work and local socio-economic analysis.
- Knowledge of economic valuation of ecosystems services and expertise in local development projects is desirable.
- Capacity to lead, plan, coordinate and supervise team activities and experience working with local communities (indigenous and non indigenous).
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, both in English and in Spanish.
- Competitive salary and benefit package
- At least ten domestic and/or international trips per year.
Interested qualified candidates please send Resume for immediate and confidential consideration to
no later than November 12th (please specify code EP_11_001_COORDINATOR).