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Project Coordinator

Brazil (United States of America)

  • Organization: ICRAF - The World Agroforestry Centre
  • Location: Brazil (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2022-01-19

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The Project Coordinator will coordinate and monitor the implementation of activities under the responsibility of ICRAF of the Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator project, including.

  • Conducting in periodic meetings with the ICRAF team for strategy alignment and monitoring of activities;
  • Draft and design strategy for project implementation in the selected landscape
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise ICRAF-led activities in the project;
  • Define and monitor the logistics and activities required for establishing agroforestry systems and Ecological Restoration areas;
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of the technical team and consultancies related to the project activities;
  • Ensure timely support to review and delivery of project deliverables (such as technical reports, action plans, business plans, guidelines, etc.);
  • Support the management of the project's financial and human resources;
  • Ensure compliance with internal standards and good project performance through engagement of the entire team;
  • Participate in periodic meetings with the ICRAF team for strategy alignment and monitoring of activities;
  • Contribute technically to the scientific activities of the project
  • Produce, organize, and review technical information with the field teams and develop project technical progress and management reports;
  • Promote active and systematic communication, ensuring full and continuous flow of relevant information;
  • Supervise the organization of events (meetings, workshops, workshops, etc.
  • Liaise and coordinate with a variety of stakeholders: government agencies, non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, farmer groups, donors, etc.
  • Provide support in fundraising for CIFOR/ICRAF projects and country initiatives.
  • To represent CIFOR-ICRAF in meetings, forums, and technical and scientific events at national and international levels.


  • Degree in agricultural, forestry, environmental, biological, and related sciences, preferably with a Master's degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Proven professional experience of 5 years in coordination and/or management of projects involving large, interdisciplinary teams.
  • 5 years’ experience in field activities, technical assistance with farmers and agricultural production with special emphasis on Agroforestry and/or ecological restoration.
  • Ph.D. in related areas of the project.
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge and experience working in the Amazon region.
  • Ability to coordinate interdisciplinary teams and promote their development and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to relate to peers and openness to diversity of perspectives.
  • Knowledge in geoprocessing.
  • Experience in dealing with groups in situations of social vulnerability.
  • Initiative, dynamism, proactivity, creativity.
  • Knowledge of participatory methodologies for planning, monitoring, evaluation, and capacity building.

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