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Technical Advisor Land Use Planning - Liberia

The RSPB is seeking a highly motivated Technical Advisor Land Use Planning (TA LUP) to support the implementation of the GEF FOLUR.

Technical Advisor Land Use Planning – Liberia
Location: Monrovia, Liberia
Salary: £33,600 - £37,275 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week
Duration: Fixed Term Contract for 2 years
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance and Annual Leave

Description of Position

The TA LUP will collaborate with Project partners in the Gola/Foya Landscape in NW Liberia. The TA LUP will provide technical assistance on the application of Landscape spatial planning procedures, engagement of stakeholders, partners, and resource users to develop land management database systems, a tool for improved food production systems and restoration of lands, most specifically in cocoa and oil palm areas.

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out a baseline assessment and produce a report on the land use planning processes and institutional framework governing land use planning in Liberia – drawn entirely from secondary source research, spatial analysis, field assessment, and desk-based information systems of Liberia.
  • Develop an analytical framework of a Landscape based spatial baseline of information as a guide to recognize the major land use options, the resource users, the biophysical features, and the land use integration systems.
  • In collaboration with relevant stakeholders, develop a policy framework and practical analysis of land use systems in Liberia, with relevance to the Gola/Foya Landscape.
  • Provide technical advice, guidance, and support on the application of the land use planning process in collaboration with the Society for the Conservation of Nature (SCNL) Team.
  • Provide technical support to the Land Use Restoration activities of the SCNL in the Gola/Foya, with relevant emphasis on cocoa agroforestry and Forest friendly cocoa production systems.
  • Provide technical advice, active participation, and support to the design, development, and production of the Gola/Foya LUP, relevant to Food production systems and restoration of lands for agroecosystems.
  • Through awareness and advocacy, support efforts on the application and implementation of both community and landscape land use systems, with relevance to sustainable development and natural resource use in Gola/Foya Landscape.

Closing Date: 23:59, Monday 20th March 2023
We’re looking to conduct interviews for this position from 20th March.

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The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Closing Date: 20/03/2023  Location: Monrovia, Liberia

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