World Wildlife Fund
University of the District of Columbia, Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, United States
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting Program Officer (M&E Officer) at our Washington, DC office. Under the guidance and supervision of the Manager, Major Initiatives in WWF's Markets & Food team, the M&E Officer will be responsible for M&E activities including tracking and reporting project implementation against project work plans, which will be implemented by WWF and a diverse group of partner organizations. Projects within the M&E Officer's scope of work include the GEF “Generating Responsible Demand for Reduced Deforestation Commodities” project and the Moore Foundation “Collaboration for Forests and Agriculture” and “Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative.” The M&E Officer will be responsible for collecting and analyzing different data in relation to the project activities, outputs, and outcomes; maintaining the M&E results frameworks of the projects; and assisting the Manager in preparing quarterly, semiannual, and annual reports on project progress. Through the collection and analysis of high quality and timely data inputs, the M&E Officer is responsible for ensuring that the projects maintain their strategic vision and that their activities result in the achievement of their intended outputs and outcomes in a cost effective and timely manner, as well as for identifying and informing the project teams of potential opportunities for adaptive management.The M&E Officer will work in close collaboration with the project teams and implementing partners and external data collecting and data sharing organizations.Job Requirements*Work with Manager to design methodology for the collection of relevant data in close collaboration with all technical specialists;*Work with field teams and implementation partners to ensure they are building and using effective monitoring systems for the implementation of the projects according to approved logic models and work plans;*Based on the M&E frameworks described above, design a database that helps maintain data collected over the course of project implementation;*Manage said database to ensure data is accurate and updated, with guidance to ensure consistency of measurement methodologies over time;*Monitor implementation of project M&E frameworks, maintain and analyze data, and produce quarterly, semiannual, and annual reports on project progress and impact;*Proactively investigate emerging data collection and monitoring initiatives relevant to the projects;*Collect and analyze additional data relevant to project from external sources;*Troubleshoot data collection challenges;*Monitor for data inaccuracies or inconsistencies and seek clarifications when needed;*Provide logistical and coordination support to facilitate project evaluations (by WWF-GEF Agency and external evaluators);*Week-long, international travel may be expected on a quarterly basis.*A Bachelor's degree is required in environmental management, program evaluation, sustainable business, or a related field*Must have at least 4 years of relevant work experience. A Master's degree in the above mentioned fields will substitute for 2 years of experience;*Ideally 2 of those years of experience will be in the design and implementation of M&E systems for development or conservation projects implemented by national/international NGOs/agencies/government.*Must have proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities*Strong analytical skills/expertise in analyzing data is required*Strong writing skills are required*Experience in designing and implementing tools and strategies for quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and production of reports is preferred*Experience using statistical software, such as R or Stata, is desired*Expertise using database software is preferred*Familiarity with PPMS (Program and Project Management Standards) and results-based management principles, tools, and techniques is preferred*Fluency in written and spoken English is required*Fluency in written and spoken language skills in Spanish, Portuguese, and/or Bahasa Indonesia is preferred*International, developing country field experience is preferred, especially in a monitoring and evaluation role in a development or conservation context.Please Note:*This is a 1 year position, with the possibility of extensionTo Apply:*Please visit our Careers Page, job#17028, to submit an online application including resume and cover letter*Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phoneAs an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.Apply Here
Great Basin Institute
Reno, NV, United States
Founded in 1999, the NCC is a well-established statewide environmental program with more than 100 full- and part-time participants. We are seeking a dedicated, service-minded professional who desires to make lasting, positive change for public lands and communities in Nevada and other Western states.Duties and Responsibilities:This leadership position requires a dynamic individual to oversee, manage, mentor and support a large conservation and restoration program. The Director will manage current programs, while working to strengthen and develop new partnerships, programs and training opportunities.The Director will be responsible for all of the following:· Overseeing the recruitment, placement, management and development of AmeriCorps restoration crew members and interns, with the goal to provide them a world-class professional-development service experience.· Administering NCC’s AmeriCorps grant, while complying with all GBI & AmeriCorps standards, policies and objectives;· Strengthening existing relationships by providing excellent services, products and reports to current project partners;· Expanding NCC’s reach and capacity by developing additional opportunities and relationships;· Overseeing disciplined fiscal management of all NCC projects and activities;· Conducting regular crew and intern site visits to ensure compliance with AmeriCorps and GBI standards and policies;· Coordinating NCC management with other GBI programs as a member of a diverse, driven and successful team;· Other duties as assigned. Education, Experience and Skill preferences:· Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in environmental studies, nonprofit management, or related field(s) required;· Minimum of two years of AmeriCorps or National Service experience preferred;· Minimum of two years of Conservation Corps experience preferred;· Minimum of two years’ experience supervising staff at multiple sites, projects and personnel;· Demonstrate the ability and experience in areas such as grant writing and management, project development, training, team building, problem solving, and community building;· Excellent budget-development and oversight skills;· Experience developing and implementing agreements and contracts with federal land-management agencies, other governments agencies and nonprofit organizations;· Familiarity with regional environmental community-based agencies, services and resources;· Good interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to balance and integrate task-oriented and process-oriented responsibilities;· Excellent written, verbal communication, and facilitation skills;· Driven, patient and adaptable. Compensation:· Rate of Pay: $50,000-$55,000 yearly salary, DOE· Paid Health, Dental and Vision Benefits· 401K Retirement Plan with 4% Matching ContributionWe conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Environmental Advocates of New York
Albany, NY, United States
Environmental Advocates of New York seeks applicants for the position of Air & Energy Program Associate. The Program Associate is a member of Environmental Advocates’ team that focuses on clean air, renewable energy, and climate change issues. Environmental Advocates has served as the state’s government watchdog in Albany for more than 45 years. We are a nonprofit organization that advances the cause of environmental protection and we seek candidates who are highly motivated to change public policy and build the movement for sustainability and conservation. Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience, excellent health benefits, retirement savings including an employer contribution, and a vibrant, fast-paced work environment. Environmental Advocates is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.Application Deadline: Applications will be received through October 14, 2016To apply please send a cover letter, resume, references and a writing sample to:Conor BambrickAir and Energy, Program DirectorEnvironmental Advocates of New York353 Hamilton StreetAlbany, NY 12210Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgGeneral DutiesThe Air & Energy Program Associate is a full-time position that reports to the Program Director. The Associate participates in the advocacy efforts around the inter-related issues of climate change, air emissions/air quality, and energy policy. This includes, but is not limited to, lobbying on and engaging the public in our efforts to protect existing standards and promote new policies to improve air quality. The Associate will also take a lead role in grass-roots organizing and advocacy on what we consider the most pressing issue of our time: climate change. The Air & Energy Program Associate should have a broad knowledge of environmental issues with a particular interest and knowledge of the policies and politics related to climate change, air emissions/air quality, and energy. Experience in organizing and/or issue-based campaigning is a tremendous plus.Specific ResponsibilitiesAdvocacyEngage local, state and federal elected officials on clean air, energy and climate change policies;Conduct public outreach and be able to build and lead effective coalitions;Coordinate with community-based organizations across to the state;Serve as an advocate and spokesperson before the New York State Legislature;Serve as a public spokesperson before the general public and the media;Work with other program staff to develop strategies for achieving the organization’s policy goals;Conduct analysis of specific regulations, legislation, the state budget and other policies as needed; andWork with the communications staff to develop and execute a communications strategy that includes electronic and web-based communications, media releases, and the development of other outreach materials. Project Management
Assist with the creation of goals for programs and projects including intermediate objectives and timelines for achieving them;Stay up-to-date on developments that influence programs and projects;Identify funding opportunities, develop grant proposals and foundation reports, and maintain relationships with donors; and,Track legislation before the New York State Legislature.Skills/Experience
At least two years of experience in advocacy, community organizing, policy analysis, and/or government relations;A Bachelor’s degree;Ability to juggle competing priorities, manage multiple projects, and work in a team environment;Excellent verbal and writing skills;Strong interest in public policy and politics; and,Licensed driver with a willingness to travel as needed.
ACM Engineering & Environmental Services Inc.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States and Tampa, FL
Environmental and Engineering consulting firm has an opening for an Environmental Technician in our Tampa and Fort Lauderdale, Florida offices. Ideal candidates will possess experience with environmental testing, sampling and technical writing. Entry level candidates will also be considered. Environmental or science equivalent two or four year degree is preferred. Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com for consideration.Job Requirements:Local travel. Typical material sampling protocols and custody documentation.Must pass background check including driving record.Possess communication and writing skills.Environmental or science equivalent two or four year degree is preferred.Transcript is requiredEntry level candidates will also be considered.