Senior Project Officer – Communities


  • Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh
Senior Project Officer – Communities
Job Posted : Jul 14th, 2021

Job Description

WWF India is one of the largest conservation organizations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country. We are looking for a committed and self-motivated individual as a Senior Project Officer to be a part of the Wildlife and Habitats Division for its work in Central India Landscape.


  • Work with local communities involved in community-based biodiversity conservation through Central India to enhance incomes and improve livelihood opportunities and provide leadership for the rollout and effective implementation of the Community based conservation model in the project.
  • Design and implement demand-driven Village Conservation and Development Plans (VCDPs) using Participatory approaches.
  • Feasibility of the proposed community-based conservation and additional livelihood interventions for the local community.
  • Prepare the Business Development Plan (BDP) for Community Institution members.
  • Develop studies and mitigation measures to prevent or reduce human-wildlife conflict in terms of crop-raiding.
  • Work closely with all team members to design and undertake studies/ analysis/ documentation towards analysing the impact (especially in quantitative terms) of WWF India’s work in CIL mainly with communities.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders.
  • Collate data, analyse and compile reports for publication or communication.
  • Contributes and supports to the development of project’s work plan, implementation plan & budget with insights from the field.

Qualifications, Experience and competencies Required:-

  • M.A. or M.Sc. in Social Science or related subject from a reputed University in India or abroad.
  • At least 5 years of experience in conservation focused on community projects and initiatives.
  • Experience on social issues in a conservation landscape.


  • Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh.

Company Overview:-

There’s never been a better time to join us in working towards a safer, more resilient and sustainable planet. Since 50 years of WWF India, we have had an important job to do to reverse the loss of biodiversity and restore nature. Working together with our colleagues, partners and incredible supporters, we act with urgency, integrity and passion to secure a future where both nature and people thrive. Everyone’s role here at WWF is important in helping us to achieve our mission. While working at WWF India, you will play a vital part in the future of our planet and its people.