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    Especialista en incendios forestales - Asunción, Paraguay - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Asunción, Paraguay

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    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international cooperation services company for sustainable development operating globally. It belongs to the government of the Federal Republic of Germany, operates as a private company, and has around 20,000 employees in 120 countries. GIZ International Services is a section of GIZ and offers the company's services to international clients, both from the public sector (international organizations, development banks, governments) and private sector companies.
    • Job-ID: V000057542
    • Location: Asunción
    • Assignment period: 03/01/2024 – 02/28/2028
    • Field: Forestry, Biodiversity, Oceans
    • Type of employment: full-time
    • Application deadline: 12/18/2023

    Job description

    GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the European Union tender for the Program "Technical Assistance for Institutional Strengthening of National Governance Entities in Environmental and Forest Governance in Paraguay". The overall objective of the project is to contribute to building a green and resilient economy in Paraguay, focusing on reducing the incidence and spread of extreme forest fires.

    Increased awareness, skills, technical capabilities, and technology from national and local authorities are expected to prevent and manage forest fires.

    Your tasks

    The specialist will be responsible for tasks related to forest and/or territorial governance, as well as comprehensive fire management and related activities. They will be based at the National Forest Institute (INFONA).

    Your profile

    Qualifications and Competencies

    • A university degree in forestry engineering, environmental sciences, agricultural sciences, ecology, conservation and restoration of ecosystems, or directly related disciplines to forest systems.
    • A master's degree or postgraduate qualification in topics related to comprehensive fire management or forest fires, wildfire surveillance and extinguishing, or equivalent demonstrable professional experience of at least 3 years in areas related to the objectives and tasks of this technical assistance. These equivalent years are not part of the required years for general professional experience or specific professional experience.
    • Additional training (master's degree, postgraduate or other) in the aforementioned areas will be positively valued.

    General Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in forestry and/or territorial governance activities, comprehensive fire management, and related areas.
    • Professional experience in Latin America in the areas covered by the contract will be positively valued.

    Specific Professional Experience:

    • Minimum 5 years of experience in geographic information systems focused on fire monitoring, fire risk management and impacts, early warning systems, in public or private entities, preferably with an international focus.
    • Oral and written fluency in Spanish (native or C2).
    • Knowledge of English will be positively valued.

    Location information

    Location

    The location of actions and service provisions is Paraguay, Greater Asunción.

    Start Date and Execution Period

    The planned start date is March 1, 2024.

    The initial contract execution period will be 48 months from this date.

    Notes

    A CV in EuropeAid/European Commission format in Spanish is required. This is a competitive tender by the European Union.



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