|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:18:30 +0000|
Forwarded ffrom CLIMLIST... The Glacier Trust Patrons: Sir Chris Bonington, CVO, CBE, DL, Prof. Doug Benn Part (or possibly full) time job opportunity Title: Programme Development Manager (UK and Nepal) Report to: Robin Garton (Director) Location: UK based. Part working from home/UK, part in Nepal (approx 50/50) Term: Up to two years part time (or one year full time) with potential for extension The Trust’s Purpose: Climate change is threatening sustainable agriculture in many parts of the Himalayas. The Glacier Trust works in partnership with local NGOs, building their capacity to create sustainable agriculture in these rapidly changing environments. The Trust also has a higher education programme providing scholarships that enable Nepali postgraduates to improve the quality of their fieldwork and research programmes. It is pioneering periglacial studies in Nepal. Candidate suitability: This post would provide an ideal grounding for someone wanting to build a career in international development by working with a relatively new organisation that is looking to increase its outreach and improve the quality of what it delivers. Flexibility in time allocation and working arrangements means that it should be possible to accommodate a candidate during their PhD studies (subject to discussion) or to accommodate an applicant’s post doctoral research. There are future possibilities for promotion within The Trust on a full time basis. Activities: Estimated allocations of time includes working with the director on administration (25%); working with NGOs in Nepal and supporting The Trust’s higher education programme (50%); identifying funding organisations and drafting funding applications, for which training and guidance will be provided, (25%). Qualifications: Applicants should have an MSc (at least) in one of the following subjects or in a subject closely related: Catchment hydrology; Carbon sequestration (improving drought resilience); Improved crop types; Ecosystems; Forest management, fuel wood reduction and agroforestry; Bioengineering (preventing landslides) ;Periglacial geomorphology Applicants must be able to show competence in report writing, reviewing literature, team work and above all the ability to communicate scientific understanding in a developing country. They will need to demonstrate their potential both to increase The Trust’s outreach and improve the quality of its programmes Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum, depending upon qualification and experience, or pro rata for part time applicants. Travel costs will be provided together with subsistence allowances while abroad. Application: Applicants should be familiar with all aspects of The Trust’s work (see <www.theglaciertrust.org> ) and submit a letter of application, not exceeding 2 pages, together with CV by email before Monday 3 February 2014. The Glacier Trust North Wing, Roundway House, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 2 EG Charity registered in England, Number 1124955 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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