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Coastal Wetlands Analyst

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Mar 17, 2021

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The Nature Conservancy is working with partners across the globe to create new approaches to change the way coastal wetlands are used and managed. Our vision is one of resilient coasts, reduced emissions, thriving communities and marine management grounded in science. The Coastal Wetlands Strategy Analyst contributes to the development and assessment of the global coastal wetlands strategy and its portfolio of projects. The position will be responsible for working with partners to advance conservation priorities related to coastal wetland restoration, priority mapping and carbon science. Projects that this position will support include Global Mangrove Watch and the overarching Global Mangrove Alliance. This position sits within the Global Protect Oceans, Lands and Waters business unit and reports to the Coastal Wetlands Strategy Lead. The location for this position is flexible within countries where The Nature Conservancy has an established office. This position is not eligible for relocation or immigration assistance.

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The Coastal Wetlands Analyst supports global strategy leadership by managing priority projects and serves as a technical resource on the coastal wetlands global strategy and projects. They liaise with other TNC staff, notably our climate and external affairs team, as well as external actors, to help drive the implementation of the global strategy and associated projects in the places where TNC works. They will develop a prioritization framework that looks at drivers of coastal wetlands distribution change, carbon accounting, and country-led analyses. The Coastal Wetlands Analyst will be responsible for writing and implementing complex contracts, grant reports, project communication, managing budgets, and meeting multiple deadlines. They may advise TNC country programs, global communications, marketing and philanthropy staff on issues related to the coastal wetlands strategy or priority projects and related issues.

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