Germany Program Coordinator
A LITTLE ABOUT US
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. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Germany Program Coordinator works in a program or country office and provides administrative, research, project management and other general assistance to the program Director working toward the achievement of conservation goals.
The Program Coordinator may manage data, participate in conservation project planning, participate in developing project concepts and proposals, respond to development partner inquiries and maintain project records. May include collecting, assembling and analyzing various types of data, producing maps using GIS software and assisting in the production of reports. Work may be done mostly office based in Berlin, with occasional travel to project regions or within Germany or Europe.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
- Assist the Program Director with all program related duties, this may include
- coordinating multiple tasks or projects in a timely manner and with attention to detail.
- assisting with program budget preparation, reporting and monitoring.
- screening relevant websites and publications for calls for proposals
- developing templates to coordinate preparation of proposal documents
- supporting Program Director in meeting organization and follow-up
- assist Program Director in communication relevant to the program making day to day decision as delegated by the supervisor.
- Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy or natural science related field and 2 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
- Experience coordinating multiple projects. Experience handling standard business communications.
- Multi-lingual and multi-cultural or cross cultural experience appreciated
- 2-4 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to complete tasks independently within assigned time frames.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities, with assignments sometimes coming from a number of sources and work independently.
- Ability to coordinate project information from a number of sources to populate databases, create reports and produce manual files.
- Experience utilizing databases for data entry and report production preferred.
- Strong administrative skills including attention to detail and numerical ability. Ability to plan, administer and record results of work-team meetings and activities
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to position number 46104, 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 February 15, 2018.
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.