Wanted: latest advertised roles at IIED

Article, 06 August 2021

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is advertising for a forestry researcher and a part-time senior coordinator to join the Human Settlements group.

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A number of roles with IIED are currently being advertised (Photo: IIED)

We are an independent policy research organisation based in the UK and active in five continents through an extended network of partners. And as a growing organisation, we are often on the lookout for professional and creative people with a passion for our mission. Find out more about IIED.

IIED is recruiting for a researcher (forests and prosperity) to join its forest team within the Natural Resources research group. IIED's forest team seeks to build the evidence, capacity and action to strengthen the voice, businesses and resilience of local forest producer organisations.

This exciting role will support our work to achieve equitable and ambitious outcomes in global decision making for flourishing forests and prosperous people. The postholder will contribute to the identification, implementation and monitoring of policy-oriented action-research; develop and undertake capacity building, lesson sharing and policy support and advisory activities and provide backstopping to the capacity-building work of partners, particularly in forest enterprise and value chain development; and publish research. The deadline for applications is Friday, 13 August 2021.

We're also seeking a part-time senior coordinator to join the Human Settlements research group, which aims to support more equitable and sustainable development in urban centres in low and middle income countries.

The ideal candidate will have project and financial management experience and be fluent in Spanish. This role will oversee a portfolio of complex projects of work, monitor progress to ensure milestone achievement and contractual adherence, liaise with donors and subcontractors, complete financial reporting of projects, and act as bid manager for funding proposals. The deadline for applications is Thursday, 26 August 2021.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all roles will initially be remote based.

Find out more about the role and get full details of all positions available at IIED, including job descriptions and how to apply: www.iied.org/jobs.

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