Are you passionate about wildlife conservation and sustainable development? If so, the Wildlife Conservation Trust is the right place for you!

Kindly share your CV along with a cover note with us at admin@wctindia.org. We will get back to you in case we do have a suitable opportunity that matches your profile and experience.

Do note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via e-mail/phone.

 

We are hiring!

Be a part of the Health division of Wildlife Conservation Trust, Mumbai.

Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (WCT) Caring For Conservators (CFC) program has been instrumental in providing preventive health checks to frontline forest guards in India’s tiger reserves, reaching out to over 16,000 forest staff. Along with our implementation partners, we have also trained over 1100 forest staff in critical and essential trauma management across the Central Indian Landscape. We have now set our horizons in broadening the scope of our work in the One Health sector by catalysing coordinated interventions involving forest and health departments to improve access to healthcare for people living and working in and around protected forest areas.

If you are, innovative, enthusiastic, skilled public health professional and keen on working towards conservation, then this is your chance. You will be required to assist the team in field work and should be flexible, adaptive to field conditions and have the capacity for occasional travel across India.

The role involves supporting the WCT health team with the following activities:

Administrative work:

  • Data collection, analysis and report writing.
  • Providing logistical support for the WCT field teams on health matters.
  • Engaging in field work and delivering across the range of the WCT health activities.
  • Managing a robust project database (information, data and record updating).
  • Active participation towards contributing in publications and other academic activities.
  • Any other tasks delegated by the Chief Medical Officer-WCT.

 

Required qualifications and skills:

  • You must have Master’s degree in Public Health; knowledge of health economics would be preferable.
  • Some clinical experience of working in a rural setting would be beneficial.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Proficiency in research methodology and experience in implementing public health research programmes.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and relevant data-analysis packages (e.g. SPSS,R).
  • Fluency in Hindi, Marathi and English (oral and written). Excellent communication skill in English is essential.

 

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and skills

Interested individuals should contact Dr. Vishal S. Gadre (M: 8080936406; Email: vishalg@wctindia.org) for further information.

Applicants will need to send their updated curriculum vitae/resume to admin@wctindia.org.

Please note: The subject of the application email should be ‘WCT Application- Jr. Programme Officer Health’

The CV/resume should include academic details, details of previous job/internship experiences (if any) and details of two referees (references/recommendations).

If shortlisted, you will be contacted for a round of telephonic/skype interview.

 

 

 

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