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Technical Program Manager, US Forest Service International Programs

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Organization: US Forest Service International Programs Position: Technical Program Manager Duty Station: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Deadline for Application: until suitable applicant is found

Term: Full-time Experience Requirements: At least a master’s degree in conservation biology, environmental sciences, forestry, sustainable development, or related field. · Ability to represent the US government at meetings and in interactions with international donors, local governments, international NGOs, and civil society. · Demonstrated ability to provide technical coordination and leadership with a broad range of interested parties, across cultures, languages and varying capacity levels in order to catalyze improved conservation outcomes. · Skills in broad outreach, including building, maintaining, and managing diverse partnerships with international donor agencies, local civil society groups, etc. · Ability to think critically and synthetically across fields and topics related to natural resource management and sustainable development in the developing country context. · Demonstrated capacity to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks to ensure their efficient and timely accomplishment. · Familiarity with conservation and development issues in Africa. · Knowledge of climate policy and public lands issues preferred. · Strong ability to work independently in difficult conditions while maintaining productivity · Ability to manage budgets and staff. · Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English. · Experience living in a developing country is preferred; experience in Central Africa a plus. Special Requirements: Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to METI with the subject line DRC Technical Program Manager by November 15, 2018 to: IPJobs@meticorp.com. Contact Name: Brianne Harrison Email: brianneharrison@fs.fed.us Links Organization's Website: https://www.fs.fed.us/about-agency/international-programs