Category : Vacancies

1 week, 2 days ago 2

WCS-India is looking for a Research Assistant to work on a project about illegal wildlife trade. The RA is expected to assist in the design of a species identification field manual to help enforcement agents identify wildlife species, parts, and products at check posts and/or during seizures.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  1. Compile information on major wildlife species in trade including photographs, identification characteristics, product types etc. from literature and through consultations with experts
  2. Design a field manual from compiled information that can act as a comprehensive guide for species identification

The RA should have a basic understanding of illegal wildlife trade in India, be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, and possess good English language skills. Candidates should possess either a Masters degree or a Bachelor’s degree with two years of work experience, and a demonstrated interested in wildlife. Knowledge of design software such as Photoshop would be an added advantage.

Duration: 3 months, beginning 1st August 2018

Location: Bengaluru

Remuneration: Rs. 25,000 pm

Interested candidates may send a CV and a one-paragraph description of interests to sahila.kudalkar@gmail.com , latest by 22nd July 2018

 

1 month ago 0

Job Title: Senior Project Officer

Station: Nature Discovery Centre, Bishwanathghat Assam with extensive travel within Assam and other field project sites

Qualifications:

Essential:
M.Sc. in Wildlife Science, conservation science, environmental sciences, education or relevant subject

Desirable:
Previous experience (1 year) in either one or more of the fields listed below:

  • Herpetological research and surveys
  • Design and Development of Education tools
  • Handling or running a conservation field project facility or research station.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist with conducting turtle surveys and distribution mapping throughout state of Assam
  • Assist with development of exhibits and Education tools, resources and programs at Nature Discovery Centre building
  • Liaise with government and non-government organisations to initiate and maintain the project
  • Report writing, account submission, grant submissions.

Job requirements:

  • Candidate must have good organisational skills to manage a team of people covering various aspects of the NDC (science, education, community awareness, maintenance)
  • Good english writing skills (preferably fluent in speaking and writing Assamese)
  • Candidate must be able to take lead and direct the team towards completing long term goals of the project (support will be provided from the Lucknow office but mostly the candidate will be expected to take initiative themselves)

Compensation: Negotiable + Accommodation and Field Expenses

Line Manager: Project Director or his designee (Project Coordinator, North-east)

Last date for applications: 30th June 2018

Date of Joining: Mid to Late July 2018

Duration of Project: 1 year; extendable (Annual Increment of 10 percent in Gross stipend)

Please send your two page CV with a Statement of Purpose (1 page), a colour passport size photograph to tsa.indiaprog@gmail.com

 

1 month, 2 weeks ago 2
WCS India Program has openings for a Landscape Level Conservation Coordinator. The position is based in Hyderabad. We need an experienced conservationist, preferably with a M.Sc/MA in Wildlife/Environmental Science/Natural Resources Management.
Job title: Landscape Level Conservation Coordinator
Location: Hyderabad
Job Description:
1. Following up on the conservation work at WCS in Andhra Pradesh/Telangana and mapping.
2. Work with local communities for involving  in conservation
3. Conduct Outreach programmes
4. Coordinate with officials at various levels for ensuring smooth implementation of conservation policies
5. Collect and organize reports from various field sites
6. Write articles and reports showcasing conservation work.
Telugu Speaking Preferably
Knowledge of GIS/Remote Sensing Software will be added advantage.
Willingness to travel extensively in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Should also know MS-Office
Salary will be decided based on the qualification and experience.
Interested candidates may send their CV to wildlifecell@gmail.com with the subject line, ‘Application: Landscape Level Conservation coordinator’.
1 month, 2 weeks ago 0

Job Title: Finance and Admin Coordinator

Location: Hyderabad

Job Description:

  1. Manage finance and accounts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana under the guidance of WCS-India Finance manager.
  2. Provide HR, Admin and field logistic support to Andhra and Telangana team under the guidelines of Project head.
  3. Coordinate with Bangalore accounts and administration team to ensure smooth functioning of  the project.
  4. Assist Project head in compiling monthly activity report from field sites.
  5. Any other administration work delegated by the Project head.

Skills:

  1. Fluency in English and Telugu
  2. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

Candidate should be based in Hyderabad. Salary will be decided based on the qualification and experience.

Interested candidates may send their CV to wildlifecell@gmail.com with the subject line, ‘Application: Finance and Admin Coordinator’.

1 month, 2 weeks ago 1

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Bangalore

Job description:

  1. Thorough Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures.
  2. Familiarity with financial accounting statements.
  3. Coordinating with bank relating to various requirements.
  4. Familiarity in TDS and filing returns within stipulated time.
  5. Familiarity with Payroll process.
  6. Manage the periodical audit in coordination with auditor.
  7. Handling email queries as per turnaround time (TAT).
  8. Preparation of monthly reports as per the standards

Skills:

  1. Fluency in English.
  2. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  3. Hands on experience in Tally and Winman

Other considerations:

  1. Candidates with 3+ years of experience are preferred.
  2. Candidates living in North Bangalore (around Sahakarnagar) are preferred.

Salary will be decided based on the qualification and experience.

Interested candidates may send their CV to centreforwildlifestudies@gmail.com with the subject line, ‘Application: Senior Accountant’.