Project Manager

Posted By: Nature Environment And Wildlife Society


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Environment / Energy/ Waste Management

Job Description

Advertisement No: NEWS/017-HR/2023

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the under-mentioned 1 vacancy:

Project Title: Mangrove afforestation in Mayiladuthurai Coastal District, Tamilnadu with community participation for building the resilience of coastal communities

Name of the Post: Project Manager (One Post)

Project Location- Mayiladuthurai Coastal District, Tamil Nadu’


 Graduation in Zoology/Botany/ /Environmental Science- or allied subjects (Post Graduate will be preferred).

 Proficiency in English, and Tamil – reading, writing, and speaking.

 Minimum 2 to 3 years experience working on the conservation of coastal flora Climate change/ Wetland management/ Wildlife Conservation/ Community Livelihood.

 Passionate to work in the community-science interface

 Capacity to organize and mobilize communities

Scope of Work:

 Understanding of the community resilience and link to biodiversity conservation of the project area.

 Understanding of the habitat and endangered species in the context of the project area.

 Facilitating the livelihood activities and monitoring of the SHGs.

 Monitoring the various parameters of the project cycle with a Result Based Approach.

 Implementation of project activities to achieve defined project outcomes.

 Field engagement for implementing, supervising, and monitoring the administrative, technical, operational, and financial components of the project.

 Design and lead various surveys related to biodiversity, livelihoods, socioeconomic, etc and prepare analytical reports for advocacy and planning

 Maintaining liaison with Government departments.

 Writing reports (Annual, half-yearly, Completion) and contents of pamphlets, brochures, etc for disseminating lessons learned/case studies/policy documentation, etc

 Facilitate organizing Training at the community level.

 Overseeing data documentation and record-keeping.

Skills Required: ‘

 Able to work in multi-socio-cultural, socio-economical, socio-political circumstances.

 Good leadership quality, professionally managing the project team with an inclusive approach.

 Community mobilization.



 Gross Monthly Salary: 40,000-45,000 (depending on qualification and experience)

Contract Period- Initially 1 year (Extendable on the basis of performance) : Project Period – 3 years

Application Procedure: Candidates should submit the applications conforming to the requirements stated above with other personal information that may be relevant. Also, request to write a cover letter justifying the candidateship for the post. The application may be mailed to

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Location: Tamil Nadu

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Nature Environment And Wildlife Society
  • About Organization:Nature Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS), founded in 1991, is a conservation NGO based in Kolkata, India. Our primary focus is to conserve wildlife, ecology, natural resources and sustainable livelihoods for an improved environment. NEWS is a name of conviction in the conservation circle through its work, passion and dedication. We work for a better future where scientific research, knowledge dissemination, community engagement and policy advocacy are put together to achieve sustainable development. In this fast changing world, conservation is a continuous process where new challenges emerge every day. There is no such milestone in conservation which can be achieved once and for all. However, the process must adjust to social, economic, environmental and scientific advancements. We believe that without community’s empowerment and participation no amount of effort can sustain any threatened or vulnerable ecosystem, livelihood or natural resources.