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Kuala Selangor, Selangor, MY

Responsibility of Position:

To lead implementation of GEC projects on the community-based management of peatland and mangrove ecosystem in Selangor and Peninsular Malaysia  including peatland and mangrove conservation, rehabilitation, hydrology management, fire prevention and control, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and others are relevant including:

  • Provide technical support on best practices on peatland and mangroves management and restoration as well as impact evaluation techniques
  • Implementation of ongoing projects on community-based management of peatland ecosystem
  • Development of new projects and activities in partnership with local government, community and private sector as well as with other NGO.  
  • Manage and guide a team of project programme officers, as well as support capacity building, knowledge sharing and resource management to ensure project team is equipped to support GEC’s current and future programme/ initiatives.
  • Support measures to empower and enhance livelihood of targeted local communities. 
  • Development of strategic project implementation plan and support the sustainability of existing community programme
  • Developing linkages and support for collaboration among key stakeholders in the Selangor State and Peninsular Malaysia.   
  • Development and implementation of awareness and education programme for school students, local community and other stakeholders. 
  • Representing GEC at local and national meetings/ conferences/seminars. 

  Job Requirements:

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision. 
  • A degree either in biology, environmental, social science or natural resource management.
  • Minimum 3-6 years of relevant working experience involving community development or natural resource management.
  • Strong people management and leadership skills, with proven ability to mentor and motive others
  • Prepared to work in field conditions and adaptive to odd working hours 
  • Pleasant personality, good PR capabilities
  • Fluent in Malay and English.
  • Possess good writing and communication skills.

Apply to:
Global Environment Centre
2nd Floor, Wisma Hing
No.78, Jalan SS2/72
47300 Selangor, MALAYSIA
Phone 03 7957 2007, Fax 03 7957 7003
Deadline :  21st February 2020

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical insurance
  • Annual leave

Job Location
Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia
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Company Overview

Employer: Work for Global Environment Centre (GEC) – have a good job and save the world! GEC is an internationally recognized Malaysian charity working throughout the Asia Pacific Region and globally in partnership with government and non-government groups on environment, natural resource management and community issues. Main programmes are on River Protection and Restoration; Forest and Wetland Conservation; Peatland and Climate Change; Awareness & Capacity Building. Join a dynamic team and make a real difference to the world that we live in. Why join us? We practise a vibrant & energetic office culture. We are a group of fun and young (at heart, at least!) people who enjoy coming to work and interacting and mingling with our colleagues every day. Come and join us.

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26-50 employees
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