Research Officer/Researcher GIS (Ref. 1269)
The Center for International Forestry Research advances human wellbeing, environmental conservation and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries. We are one of 15 CGIAR research centres. Our headquarters are in Bogor, Indonesia, and we have offices in Asia, Africa and South America.
The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) received a grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) in various currencies to support the implementation of the Convergence Plan of the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) by funding the Support Programme to the Conservation of Congo Basin Ecosystems (PACEBCo). It intends to use part of the said grant to make payments through its agreement signed with CIFOR under the ‘Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation’ project (COBAM), within the framework of the implementation of sub-component 2 of Component 2 of PACEBCo.
The project will contribute toward developing an appropriate response to vulnerability to climate change in the landscapes of the Congo Basin. It will provide decision makers, practitioners and local communities with information, analysis and tools needed to design and implement policies and execute projects to adapt to climate change and reduce carbon emissions in Congo Basin forests, with equitable impacts and co-benefits on poverty reduction, improving ecosystem services other than carbon, and protecting livelihoods and local rights.As part of the implementation of the COBAM project, CIFOR is looking for a Research Officer or Researcher, GIS.General duties and responsibilities
In coordination with the supervisor, the CIFOR/COBAM Research Officer/Researcher will work with other project consultants to do the following:
Education, experience and technical skills:
Please send your letter of interest and CV, including contact information for three referees, simultaneously to the following email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Please indicate the position you are applying for and its reference code in the email subject line and in your letter of interest. For more information about CIFOR and the COBAM project, please visit our websites: www.cifor.org and www.cifor.org/COBAM
CIFOR is an equal opportunity employer. Staff diversity contributes to excellence. We are looking for people who share our mission and our commitment to impact, professionalism, innovation and collaboration