Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) - Vacancy's picture

Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) works towards the ecological
restoration and conservation of land and water resources in a variety
of eco-fragile and degraded landscapes across the country.  The crux
of FES' efforts lie in locating forests and other natural resources
within the prevailing economic, social and ecological dynamics in
rural landscapes and in intertwining principles of conservation and
local self governance for protection of the natural surroundings and
improvement in the living conditions of the poor. By working on
systemic issues that can bring about a multiplier change, FES strives
for a future where the local communities determine and move towards
desirable land-use that is based on principles of conservation and
social justice.

FES is establishing presence in the biodiversity hotspot of north east
India and invites applications from enthusiastic candidates for its
upcoming team in the region. Candidate would be based at Guwahati for
the initial period of assignment.


v  Post graduates and graduates in social sciences / development studies.

v  5+ years of experience with development efforts and willing to take
up leadership positions.

v  Candidates having prior experience of working in the region will be

v  Willing to travel to the interiors in the region.

v  Good communication and documentation skills with aptitude for
computer applications and fluency in English.

Duties and responsibilities.

v  Ability to work in tandem with the central office and nurture an
intervention in accordance with FES’s vision, mission and goals.

v  Ability to present FES to other agencies / state bodies / subject
matter experts in the region and explore avenues of generating
synergies with them.

v  Undertake and support studies in the region that would lead to
FES’s enhanced understanding of the issues in the region.

v  Explore avenues of FES’s intervention in the region.

Compensation and applying.

v  Compensation levels at FES are equivalent to market rates within
the development sector. However, offers shall be based on salary
history, relevant experience and qualification.

v  FES is an equal opportunity Organization and women are encouraged to apply.

v  Only short listed candidates will be notified.

v  Interested candidates are requested to send their C.V to or by post till 10th April 2011: Foundation for
Ecological Security, PB no. 29,Jahangirpura PO: Gopalpura, Vadod,
Anand-388370,Gujarat, India.