Climate Smart Forestry Manager, Conservation International

Opportunity Type: Job

Conservation International’s Center for Natural Climate Solutions is looking for a Forester to support our Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) program, focusing on its climate-smart forestry portfolio. This work on NCS will help achieve the Paris climate agreement of keeping global temperatures well below 2 °C and span all NCS pathways from forest protection and restoration to improved forest management and integration of trees in farmlands. The position will help lead the development of science-based tools for the implementation of NCS interventions at local, national, and global scales, with a focus on the tropics. The Forester will work closely with other teams within the Center for Natural Climate Solutions and Conservation International field programs to integrate existing scientific knowledge, new research, and tools to develop and scale emerging forestry projects for people and nature. The successful candidate may also lead and support other projects involving Conservation International's mission and fill other roles as needed for the team's success, such as project management and coordination, communications, and managing partnerships.