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Manager/ Projects (International Biodiversity Conservation) : Contract

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Agency: National Parks Board
Job no.: 518532
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Sciences (e.g. life sciences, bio-technology etc.), Statistics, Policy Formulation, International Relations

At the National Parks Board (NParks), we take pride in creating life’s essential moments in our City in a Garden. Our multi-talented team is driven by a single goal to create a unique world-class living environment through creative greenery and related recreation. If you share our love for nature, and our zest for innovation and continuous learning, we have the perfect working environment for you.


The National Parks Board (NParks) engages with regional and international bodies to deal with forest-related climate change issues. NParks also engages with these bodies to help set the biodiversity policy agenda and supports the implementation at the national level. We are seeking to strengthen our capacity in the area of carbon accounting and reporting, policy analysis, advocacy and implementation of key environmental and biodiversity policy issues.

Key Responsibilities:

 The successful applicant is expected to:

  • Formulate and collect data to determine greenhouse gas emissions from Singapore’s land use and vegetation

  • Monitor, analyze and administer regional and international environmental agreements pertaining to climate change (specifically in the area of forests and land use), biodiversity conservation and other relevant agreements with similar implications

  • Coordinate work related to relevant United Nation bodies and ASEAN cooperation on climate change and biodiversity conservation

  • Coordinate inter-agency positions on related topics

  • Provide policy support to the work of the International Biodiversity Conservation Division

Requirements:

  • Master or Degree in environmental management, environmental economics, environmental law, life sciences, international relations, public policy or related discipline from a recognized university with a strong background in statistical analysis

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in environmental management or field work experience in conducting surveys and using statistical tools for analyses

  • An organized, resourceful team player with good presentation and communication skills as well as ability to work independently

  • Prepared for overseas traveling if required during the course of work

  • Enjoy working in an outdoor environment and has a keen interest in environmental policy issues

  • Having a valid class 3 driving license would be an advantage

 

Appointment will be on a contract basis and salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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