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May 05, 2021

Forest Natural Climate Solutions Analyst (The Nature Conservancy)

The Global Climate Science Team at the Nature Conservancy is accepting applications for a Forest NCS Analyst. The position is posted oncareers.nature.org (Job ID# 49681). The Forest NCS Analyst will increase capacity on the team as part of the Climate Smart Forestry and Reforestation Pathways of the Bezos Earth Fund NCS project. They will play a critical role in analyzing geospatial and tabular data for these projects. They’ll be involved in all aspects of that research, from planning and designing projects through publication and dissemination of research, but their primary tasks will be “turning the crank” on complex, multiscale geospatial and statistical analyses. The ideal candidate is a committed, detailed-oriented analyst, able to work independently, but excited to collaborate with a wide array of scientists and practitioners. 
Apr 08, 2021

EPRC🐒 is looking for a director

The amazing Endangered Primate Rescue Center in Vietnam is looking for someone to take over the role of director. I was notified of this opportunity today, this is the link: https://www.waza.org/careers/director-of-the-endangered-primate-rescue-center-at-cuc-phuong-national-park-vietnam/ Good luck for those who are applying! 🍀 Best wishes, Brenda 
Mar 18, 2021

Project Lead, Global Strategy - WWF International

Project Lead, Global Strategy - WWF International LOCATION: Nairobi / Flexible in Europe Application DEADLINE: 31st of March 2021. Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth?  Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge. Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife. Major Functions:The Project Lead will guide, manage and implement priority strategy projects, supporting the Director of Strategy. Partnerships and Innovation on strategy design, cross- Network collaboration, communications, knowledge management and other areas relevant to implementing WWF goals and strategic approach. This role will engage with Practices and network offices, and will help drive integration and strategic alignment across the WWF Network.   HOW TO APPLYPlease make sure to upload your CV and Cover Letter in one document when you apply to the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2437903061/?capColoOverride=truehttps://wwf.panda.org/jobs_wwf/?1672466/Project-Lead-Global-Strategy---WWF-International
Mar 08, 2021

Research Manager role available for Conservation Without Borders

Hi, I'm excited to advertise a role at the organisation I work for, Conservation Without Borders. We are looking for a Research Manager who will coordinate all research for two groundbreaking expeditions; the Round Britain Climate Challenge promoting UK climate action in the lead up to COP26, and the Flight Of The Osprey creating an international database of ecosystem samples while promoting local conservation along the osprey flightpath from Scotland to Ghana. https://conservationwb.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/2 Please get in touch if you think that your skillset matches the role and you would be interested in this expedition based challenge. Thanks, Ruth
Feb 19, 2021

Consultant (Data Scientist - R Developer) - WORLDFISH

ABOUT THE POSITION The primary purpose of this position is to support research and the development of innovative data approaches, algorithm integration, tools, models, and analytics to assess the performance and adoption of technology innovations in the WorldFish Sustainable Aquaculture and Small-Scale Fisheries Programs and related bilateral projects in the CGIAR research program on fish Agri-Food systems (FISH CRP). The successful consultant will be responsible for: • Contributing to R&D and data product development (pipelines, models, APIs, dashboards, reports). • Exploring, cleaning, wrangling, and integrating data from multiple sources. • Solve analytical problems using quantitative approaches. Requirements This job might be for you if you have the below skills and qualifications: • A Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline with an interest in aquaculture, sustainability, and environmental issues Candidates may also have a degree in Biology, Ecology, Agricultural or Environmental Sciences (or related discipline) with of data science skills. • Strong programming skills in R. • Strong analytic skills related to working with large, structured and unstructured datasets. • Willingness to learn, develop and share as part of a distributed global team. • Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and best practices (version control, code review, unit testing, continuous integration/delivery, etc.). • A curious and enthusiastic mindset. Able to work autonomously, strong collaboration skills, and proactive communicator. • A passion for lean, clean and maintainable code. Desired Skills and Qualifications • Experience with R package development, API deployment, R Shiny development, and functional programming. • Statistical modelling and inference skills. • Frontend web development skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript). • Knowledge of other analytical programming languages (Python, Julia, SQL). Familiarity with server-less and cloud computing infrastructure. • Docker containers. Time Frame and Location The consultant will be working remotely. Due to the time zone difference, the successful candidate will have to be willing to work within the Asia-Pacific Region time zone. Interviews will be held virtually by early March 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and expected to attend the virtual interview. The interview will consist of a short presentation by the applicant, followed by an interview. The successful candidate should be available to commence by 22 March 2021 For questions related to the role, please contact f.cagua@cgiar.org
Feb 17, 2021

Paid UK Internship (London / Kent)

https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs/coast-explorer-intern Closing date: Wednesday 3 March 2021 Salary: £10.85 per hour Duration: 3rd May to 5th November 2021 Summary: The Coast Explorer Internship Programme will offer a unique opportunity to candidates who are passionate and enthusiastic about the marine environment. The Coast Explorer intern will gain skills, knowledge and experience across a variety of sectors in the marine environment, to help direct and shape their future career ambitions.

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