Senior Program Officer – Infrastructure (Based in Kathmandu)

Major Responsibilities:

The Senior Program Officer – Infrastructure (SPO) will be responsible for understanding the potential impacts of infrastructures on conservation and develop strategic ways to address the issue in an amicable manner. Under the supervision of Senior Director, Policy and Governance, the SPO – Infrastructure, will be a member of the cross cutting team, managing WWF’s work on reducing adverse impacts of infrastructures on the ecosystem and biodiversity.

A Master’s degree with qualification in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering with at least five years of work experience in infrastructure development, environmental impact assessment/initial environmental examination is essential; roads and hydropower experience is preferred. In addition, candidates with knowledge and/or experience in forest or natural resource management and climate change adaptation is strongly encouraged to apply. Strong inter-personal and diplomatic skills, and ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders including government, developers, donors, NGOs, and local community groups is required.

**Apply before: 17:00 hours on 1st August, 2017.