Support Global Lands Leadership by assisting with and/or managing priority projects while also serving as a technical resource on the relevant global strategy and/or project(s). Work with the Deputy Managing Director and/or Global Lands Leadership team to develop and manage conservation strategies/business plans specific to Global Lands and the interface of these strategies/plans across multiple functions and business units in the Conservancy. Work with the Deputy Managing Director to support the Global Lands leadership team in the development and management of annual conservation and finance objectives; annual team work plans. Incorporate cross-disciplinary knowledge to support program objectives. Perform analysis of systems, processes and related tools to ensure efficient management of the program and compliance with internal and external regulations. Develop documentation, modify processes, and participate in the enhancement of systems and tools used by the team for projects. Support and/or lead the implementation of diverse tasks and analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, and project outcomes, dashboard development, project management; performance management process (conservation). Help drive implementation of the Global Lands priorities under TNC's Shared Conservation Agenda in close coordination with the Global Lands leadership team. Provide strategic analysis on new conservation strategies and projects in support of the Forestry & Wood Products Strategy. Design, implement, and direct complex and diverse projects encompassing multiple programs. Develop reports, presentations, and assessments on topics related to the global strategy. Work within a budget to complete projects, negations and contracts with vendors, and assists with budget development.
Job requires Bachelor's degree in business, finance, political science, public policy, international relations, international development or related field, and 4 years in or a combination of public policy analysis, financial mechanisms and/or environmental policy analysis. Prior experience must include: 2 years’ experience working in a lands conservation project environment; 3 years’ experience managing, leading, or supporting projects that involve multiple stakeholders through full lifecycle (from initiation through completion); 3 years’ experience analyzing public policy, financial mechanisms and/or environmental policy information and generating reports based on analysis; 3 years’ experience producing formal persuasive communications, both for verbal and written use to internal or external audiences to communicate summary analysis and recommendations; 4 years’ experience developing end-products or materials (summary recommendations, newsletters, strategy reports, case studies, fact sheets, or memorandums); and 4 years’ experience developing, managing and ensure on time project deliverables. Up to 25% (domestic and international) travel required.
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