Global Environment Centre Job Vacancy: Senior Programme Officer - Peatland Programme, Selangor - Malaysia

GEC is a leading Malaysian Non-profit organization working throughout the ASEAN region and at global levels to secure a clean and safe environment for current and future generations. It supports information exchange and capacity building as well as undertakes strategic projects particularly in developing countries. It works in partnership with other like-minded agencies worldwide

POSITION 3 - Senior Programme Officer- Peatland Programme
Duty Station: Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Responsibility of Positions:
  • Develop and coordinate implementation of projects related to wetland (including peatland) assessment and management and /or climate change mitigation and adaptation;
  • To provide technical guidance for active project activities at local, national, regional and global levels related to wetlands (particularly peatlands and mangroves), biodiversity, and climate change; undertake or guide peatland and forest survey.
  • Develop partnerships with government agencies, private sector and community groups in Malaysia and other countries in the Asia Pacific region;
  • Participate in regional and international conferences and meetings;
  • Develop proposals for funding by international agencies
Job Requirements:
  • Self-motivated and able to work both as a team member and independently
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Environment, Forestry or Natural Resource Management. Advanced degree an advantage
  • Good knowledge of peatland, forest, biodiversity and climate change issues an added advantage.
  • Project management skills and experience an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of relevant working experience.
  • Good technical and report writing skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Fluency in other languages (Malay/Indonesian/Chinese) will be an added advantage
  • Competency in computer and internet use
  • Driving license and own transport
  • Willingness to travel
  • Good PR skills
  • Pleasant personality
Apply to:
Global Environment Centre
2nd Floor, Wisma Hing
No.78, Jalan SS2/72
47300 Selangor, MALAYSIA
Phone 03 7957 2007, Fax 03 7957 7003

Closing Date: 17 June 2018