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International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) assists the world find sustainable solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. IUCN’s work focuses on valuing and conserving nature, ensuring effective and equitable governance of its use, and deploying nature-based solutions to global challenges in climate, food and development. IUCN supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world, and brings governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.
To learn more specifics about the work of IUCN, watch this 4 min film.
Working at IUCN
IUCN has more than 45 offices around the world, 1000 staff and a large network of volunteers. IUCN is sometimes described as a professional organization with a casual work environment that creates invaluable space for individual's own creativity. IUCN offers both corporate jobs (HR, Finance, Administration and Legal) and technical jobs. Valued personalities are to be hands on and to rise above the bureaucracy to concentrate, work and deliver results. IUCN has several ongoing recruitments to their regions, especially to Asia, to Oceania, to South America and to Africa. Profiles that IUCN looks for are Program officers and Project manager. In terms of expertise, IUCN looks for skills in the area of Climate change and partnership building.
Attitude counts more than expertise or experience
IUCN is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about career at IUCN by listen to our podcast interview with Director OHR, Sajid Ali at IUCN. Sajid speaks about recruitment needs, personal traits that IUCN look for and how you make an impression with your CV and interviewing skills.
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