Conservation Coordinator

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The Nature Conservancy

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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11 days ago

OFFICE LOCATION


North Point, Hong Kong

WHO WE ARE


Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Although you’ll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC


The Conservation Coordinator is part of TNC Hong Kong’s conservation program, working from the main office as well as TNC conservation sites to provide administrative, research, project management and other general assistance to program staff working toward the achievement of conservation goals. An initial two-year contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate, with the possibility of extension for another 2 years.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


Reporting to the Senior Conservation Manager (Hong Kong), the Conservation Coordinator will work across various conservation projects, collaborating with multiple project leads as well as team members from other departments. Essential functions include:

  • Managing conservation data, participating in scientific field work, including collecting, assembling and analyzing various types of data in the field (species and habitat monitoring) and producing maps using GIS software;
  • Engaging and responding to community and public enquiries,
  • Maintaining manual project records and assisting in the production of reports;
  • Managing logistics coordination.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Conducts field science, data collection and analysis
  • Works in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.
  • Coordinates multiple tasks across different projects in a timely manner and with attention to detail.
  • Assists with program monitoring and reporting.
  • Makes day to day decisions as delegated by the supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, natural resources management or related field and 2 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with GIS software and experience in GIS data analysis
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience coordinating multiple projects.
  • Experience handling standard business communications.
  • Experience with administrative skills including attention to detail and numerical ability.
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Multi-lingual and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated
  • 2-4 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in intertidal ecology appreciated.
  • Fast learner and ability to complete tasks independently within assigned time frames.
  • Team player and ability to manage multiple priorities, with assignments sometimes coming from a number of sources.
  • Ability to coordinate project information from a number of sources to populate databases, create reports and produce manual files.
  • Experience in report production preferred.
  • Ability to plan, administer and record results of work-team meetings and activities.
  • Good writing skills appreciated
  • Good communication and presentation skills and ability to lead public group events (such as youth field trips, volunteer groups etc) appreciated

APPLY NOW


To apply for job ID 51702, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on July 4, 2022. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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