Shenzhen Program Coordinator

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Shenzhen, China
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Languages Required: 
Chinese

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A LITTLE ABOUT US

 

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable.  One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org

 

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

 

The Shenzhen program Coordinator develops, manages and advances conservation programs, plans and methods with strategic communications.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Shenzhen Program Coordinator provides communication leadership and support to a business unit and plans and directs preserve management programs and stewardship.  She/he addresses critical threats to natural systems and individual species, fosters cross-site learning among conservation community, and supplies conservation planning teams with communication strategies relevant to the planning process. The Coordinator develops and implements conservation strategies and employs a full range of communication tools to increase social impact of conservation and implements a variety of strategies to secure public and private support for TNC conservation priorities.  She/he coordinates community support, media contact and coordinates multiple projects, sets deadlines and manages completion.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

 

  • Coordinates projects and manages a timeline.
  • Performs tasks with minimal supervision and makes independent decisions based on analysis, experience and context.
  • Supervises technical, administrative and professional staff with responsibility for performance management, training and development.
  • Ensures program compliance with internal policies and external requirements.
  • Opportunity to act independently on assigned tasks and projects.
  • Works with vendors/other parties to execute projects/deliverables.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience in related or similar field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing staff or volunteers. 
  • Experience completing tasks independently with respect to timeline(s).
  • Experience with communication via written, spoken and graphical means in Chinese and English.
  • Experience using common software applications such as Word, Excel, web browsers, etc.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Ability and willingness to apply creative communication along with rational decision-making and guide activities.
  • Familiarity with communication technologies and best practices.
  • Knowledge of ecological land management principles.
  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in conservation, land management and natural resource preservation.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

To apply to position number 48179, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Nov. 15, 2019.
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