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Technical Assistant Biodiversity (2 months)

23-Dec-2011

Wetlands International is seeking a Technical Assistant -  biodiversity for 2 months.
Main duties
  • Collect information on wetlands and waterbirds
  • Maintains records, updates database, sets up files, validates, data etc.
  • Works closely with Technical Officer, project partners and project group members 

 


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Profile

The successful candidate has the ability to assess waterbird and wetlands related references, understand and develop database structures to support the organization. S/he has a clear interest in international conservation and sustainable development.
 
Essential skills:
  • Minimum HBO or B.Sc. qualification in a relevant scientific discipline(e.g. biology, geography, environmental science/management)
  • Well developed computer skills, preferably a sound knowledge of database management, including the use of programs such as Microsoft Access and other SQL based software.
  • Attention to details.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and in particular excellent written English
  • Experience in performing (qualitative and quantitative) research and in formulating clear and well-documented reports
 
Preferred skills:
  • Ornithology background especially in the field of waterbirds
  • Interest in working in an international multi-cultural community
  • Active interest in current environment and development matters
 
For more information on this vacancy, you can contact Stephan Flink 0318-660932 or Esther Schenkelaars 0318-660913. 
 
For applying to this vacancy, please send us an e-mail indicating your availability and a resume to hr@wetlands.org before 9 January 2012. Please indicate our reference TAB-2012 in the subject line of your e-mail.
 
Please note that our office will be closed until 2 January 2012. You will be receiving an out-of-office reply.