DRC Land Use Planning Coordinator

Location: Kentish Town, North West London NW5 2JT
Salary: 34,350 per annum incl. London weighting, plus benefits.
Closing Date: 15th August 2017
Job type: Fixed term
Organisation: The Rainforest Foundation UK
Website: http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/who-we-are/jobs

The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) supports indigenous peoples and traditional populations of the world's rainforest to:

  • Secure and control the natural resources necessary for their long-term wellbeing and to manage these resources in ways which do not harm their environment, violate their culture or compromise their future.
  • Develop means to protect their individual and collective rights and to obtain, shape and control basic services from the state.

As part of a team of four staff, the DRC Land Use Planning Coordinator will participate in the implementation of the DFID-funded Community Forests project, providing permanent support to the RFUK DRC Programme team as well as DRC partner organisations. She/he will take responsibility for developing pilot project(s) on participatory land use planning in DRC, which will be implemented at field level with input and engagement of relevant national and local government institutions. She/he will also provide technical support more broadly on land use planning issues to the DRC programme and other RFUK programmes as required.

The post is based in the Rainforest Foundation's north London office, with regular travel to the Congo Basin region.

Please visit our website for a full job description and person specification and information on how to apply.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Closing Date for Applications: 15th August 2017

posted: 28 July 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.