Job: Chief Technical Adviser - Senior Expert in Forestry

Job Description

FCG Sweden is looking for an International Senior Expert in forestry, natural resources management or similar.

Preliminary scope of work

  • Co-Lead the Programme Management Team (together with National Programme Coordinator).
  • Over-see operations ensuring that Programme resources are managed within the stipulated procedures.
  • Planning, monitoring and reporting of activities, achievements and expenditure.
  • Support in managing office equipment and resources.
  • Coordinate timely preparation and submission of work plans and budgets and present the same for approval to the relevant authorities.
  • Prepare TORs for consultancies and/or studies, participate in evaluation of proposals and supervise contracts.
  • Assess potential service providers, develop service delivery models, select service providers as well as develop contractual arrangements.
  • Supervise the international and national Technical Assistance staff.
  • Guide and supervise delivery of services.
  • Ensure that cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender equality, participation and Human Rights) are mainstreamed throughout the Programme.
  • Close coordination and cooperation with key partners and stakeholders.

General qualifications required

  • At least MSc in forest management, forest economics, natural resources management or other relevant discipline. Fluency in both spoken and written English.

Professional experience

  • experience in Team Leading and Project management position
  • experience in coaching and participatory capacity building of forestry or other administrations
  • policy advocacy skills (especially forestry and natural resources policies) and consultative processes
  • working with private sector development, forest business development (value chain development) and in collaboration with the civil society
  • service provision models and outsourcing
  • community-based natural resources management, in particular in forestry
  • inclusive development and gender approaches
  • strong experience in Sustainable Forest Management and Value Chain Development
  • at least 10 years working experience

Preliminary duration: 4 years (start 4/2018)

If you are interested and qualified, please send us your updated CV in English, clearly showing that you meet the requirements listed above. More information about upcoming opportunities can be found on