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Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF), established in 2015, is a multi-stakeholder, not for profit organization, engaged in developing country specific and globally aligned certification standards for various sectors in the field of natural resource management. NCCF has developed India specific and internationally benchmarked Forest Management (FM) Certification Scheme and Standard that has been endorsed by the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), giving international recognition. NCCF is the only Member of PEFC Council for India, is a Member of IUCN and has got Observer status of UNCCD after CoP14.

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Job Title: Coordinator


Organisation


Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF)


Sector

Natural Resource Management (NRM)

Forest Certifications (FC)

Location

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Reports to:

Project Director


Essential Qualifications

Post-Graduation in Forestry / Natural Resource Management/ Environmental Science/ Agriculture with specialization in Agro-forestry and/or equivalent disciplines , Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management / Sustainability Management

Experience

0-2 years (Candidates with experience in Agroforestry shall be prioritised)


Desired Skills

Personal attributes and competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relation skill.

  • Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reporting

  • Good skills in use of standard software packages (MS Office)

  • Knowledge or work experience of Sustainable Forest management, Forest certification or agroforestry expertise

  • Self-driven and motivated resource

  • Well organised to achieve the key deliverables as per the timelines


Key Responsibilities/Roles

  • Working closely in co-ordination and as per the guidance of the Project Director. Specific deliverables: Assist the PD in streamlining the activities assigned to NCCF.

  • Co-ordination with Project team members & External coordination with ICRAF, other consortium partners and State Specific Innovation Platforms (IPs) as & when required

  • Support the certification scheme specific workshops: Supporting the project assistant of certification scheme and prepare the technical content as per the guidance of Project director.

  • Monitoring the deliverables and keeping the track record of all certification schemes included under the scope of project in NCCF. Maintaining the document database.

  • Organisation of requisite national and state specific meetings with key nodal agencies and State IPs to achieve the targets of the scheme.

  • Preparing the monthly, quarterly and annually technical reporting about the progress on the certification scheme.

  • Prepare the technical notes, letters, presentations, minutes of meeting, agenda and other documents, as & when required

  • Strict adherence to the key deliverable and timeline based action plan

  • Attending and/or organising events as required.

  • Travel to Seven identified states under the project Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, as and when required

  • Any other work related with the project implementation assigned by NCCF.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their Resume, Cover letter and one Reference letter at the earliest with the subject of the email as

Email at: hr@nccf.in

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Job Title: Project Assistant


Organisation


Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF)


Sector

Natural Resource Management (NRM)

Forest Certifications (FC)

Location

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Reports to:

Chairperson


Essential Qualifications

Post-Graduation in Forestry / Natural Resource Management/ Environmental Science/ Agriculture with specialization in Agro-forestry and/or equivalent disciplines, Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management / Sustainability Management

Experience

0-2 years (Candidates with experience in Non-Wood Forest Products shall be prioritised)


Desired Skills

Personal attributes and competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relation skill.

  • Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reporting

  • Good skills in use of standard software packages (MS Office)

  • Knowledge or work experience of Sustainable Forest management, Forest certification or agroforestry expertise

  • Self-driven and motivated resource

  • Well organised to achieve the key deliverables as per the timelines


Key Responsibilities/Roles

  • Working closely in co-ordination and as per the guidance of the concerned chairperson of assigned certification scheme, being developed by NCCF. Specific deliverables: identification of concerned stakeholders, expansion of scope of standard regarding cultivated Non-wood products, pilot testing of the standard in identified states and others.

  • Co-ordination with other Project team members and Project Director in NCCF

  • External coordination with ICRAF, other consortium partners and State Specific Innovation Platforms (IPs) as & when required

  • Conducting the workshops: Stakeholder identification and keeping them regularly updated about the progress on the certification scheme. Organisation of requisite Standard Development group (SDG) and Technical working group (TWG) meetings to achieve the targets of the scheme.

  • Preparing the monthly, quarterly and annually technical reporting about the progress on the certification scheme concerning project assigned to NCCF

  • Preparing the certification scheme specific documents, technical notes, concept notes, letters, presentations, minutes of meeting, agenda and other technical and promotional brochures and/or documents through desk review, secondary research and questionnaire-based survey, as & when required

  • Maintaining the records of assignment of certification scheme

  • Strict adherence to the key deliverable and timeline-based action plan already defined by NCCF regarding a particular certification scheme.

  • Attending and/or organising events as required by role of NCCF.

  • Travel to identified states under the project as and when required

  • Any other work related with the project implementation assigned by NCCF under the domain of USAID TOFI Project

Interested candidates are requested to submit their Resume, Cover letter and one Reference letter at the earliest with the subject of the email as

Email at: hr@nccf.in

ToFI (Tree Outside Forests India ) coordinator

Organisation Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF) Sector Natural Resource Management (NRM) Forest Certifications (FC)
Location Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Start Date March 2022
Duration 5 years Project
Reports to: Project Director, NCCF USAID TOFI Project
Essential Qualifications Post-Graduation in Forestry / Natural Resource Management/ Environmental Science/ Agriculture with specialization in Agro-forestry and/or equivalent disciplines , Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management / Sustainability Management
Experience 0-2 years (Candidates with experience in Agroforestry shall be prioritised)
Desired Skills Personal attributes and competencies: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relation skill.Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reportingGood skills in use of standard software packages (MS Office)Knowledge or work experience of Sustainable Forest management, Forest certification or agroforestry expertiseSelf-driven and motivated resource Well organised to achieve the key deliverables as per the timelines
Key Responsibilities/Roles Working closely in co-ordination and as per the guidance of the Project Director, TOFI Project NCCF. Specific deliverables: Assist the PD in streamlining the activities assigned under USAID TOFI project to NCCFCo-ordination with other USAID Project team members & External coordination with ICRAF, other consortium partners and State Specific Innovation Platforms (IPs) as & when requiredSupport the certification scheme specific workshops: Supporting the project assistant of certification scheme and prepare the technical content as per the guidance of Project director.Monitoring the deliverables and Keeping the track record of all certification schemes included under the scope of USAID project in NCCF. Maintaining the document database of USAID TOFI Project in NCCFOrganisation of requisite national and state specific meetings with key nodal agencies and State IPs to achieve the targets of the scheme.Preparing the monthly, quarterly and annually technical reporting about the progress on the certification scheme concerning the outputs of USAID TOFI Project assigned to NCCFPrepare the technical notes, letters, presentations, minutes of meeting, agenda and other documents, as & when requiredStrict adherence to the key deliverable and timeline based action plan Attending and/or organising events as required by role of NCCF in USAID TOFI Project.Travel to Seven identified states under the project Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, as and when requiredAny other work related with the project implementation assigned by NCCF under the domain of USAID TOFI Project
Salary Rs.30,000/- PM

Interested candidates are requested to submit their Resume, Cover letter and one Referenceletter at the earliest with the subject of the email as
 Email at: hr@nccf.in

Project Assistant Tree Outside Forests (ToF) Certification Scheme

Organisation Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF) Sector Natural Resource Management (NRM) Forest Certifications (FC)
Location Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Start Date March 2022
Duration 5 years Project
Reports to: Chairperson of ToF Certification scheme & Project Director, NCCF USAID TOFI Project
Essential Qualifications Post-Graduation in Forestry / Natural Resource Management/ Environmental Science/ Agriculture with specialization in Agro-forestry and/or equivalent disciplines , Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management / Sustainability Management
Experience 0-2 years (Candidates with experience in Agroforestry shall be prioritised)
Desired Skills Personal attributes and competencies: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relation skill.Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reportingGood skills in use of standard software packages (MS Office)Knowledge or work experience of Sustainable Forest management, Forest certification or agroforestry expertiseSelf-driven and motivated resource Well organised to achieve the key deliverables as per the timelines
Key Responsibilities/Roles Working closely in co-ordination and as per the guidance of the concerned chairperson of assigned certification scheme i.e. ToF Certification Scheme, being developed by NCCF. Specific deliverables: International Endorsement of ToF certification scheme, Promotional brochures/content, National and State specific workshops for ToF certification scheme promotions and reg of imported timber along with realisation of state specific certification targets, etc.Co-ordination with other USAID Project team members and Project Director in NCCFExternal coordination with ICRAF, other consortium partners and State Specific Innovation Platforms (IPs) as & when requiredConducting the workshops: Stakeholder identification and keeping them regularly updated about the progress on the certification scheme. Organisation of requisite national and state specific meetings with key nodal agencies and State IPs to achieve the targets of the scheme.Preparing the monthly, quarterly and annually technical reporting about the progress on the certification scheme concerning the outputs of USAID TOFI Project assigned to NCCFPrepare the certification scheme specific documents, technical notes, concept notes, letters, presentations, minutes of meeting, agenda and other technical and promotional brochures and/or documents through desk review, secondary research and questionnaire based survey, as & when requiredMaintaining the records of assignment of certification schemeStrict adherence to the key deliverable and timeline based action plan already defined by NCCF regarding a particular certification scheme. Attending and/or organising events as required by role of NCCF in USAID TOFI Project.Travel to Seven identified states under the project Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, as and when requiredAny other work related with the project implementation assigned by NCCF under the domain of USAID TOFI Project
Salary Rs.30,000/- PM

Interested candidates are requested to submit their Resume, Cover letter and one Reference letter at the earliest with the subject of the email as
 Email at: hr@nccf.in

Project Assistant Quality Planting Material (QPM) Certification Scheme

Oranisation Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF) Sector Natural Resource Management (NRM) Forest Certifications (FC)
Location Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Start Date March 2022
Duration 5 years Project
Reports to: Chairperson of QPM Certification scheme & Project Director, NCCF USAID TOFI Project
Essential Qualifications Post-Graduation in Forestry / Natural Resource Management/ Environmental Science/ Agriculture with specialization in Agro-forestry and/or equivalent disciplines , Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management / Sustainability Management
Experience 0-2 years (Candidates with experience shall be prioritised)
Desired Skills Personal attributes and competencies: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relation skill.Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reportingGood skills in use of standard software packages (MS Office)Knowledge or work experience of genetic tree improvement and/or tree species specific plantation process, nursery management practiceSelf-driven and motivated resource Well organised to achieve the key deliverables as per the timelines
Key Responsibilities/Roles Working closely in co-ordination and as per the guidance of the concerned chairperson of assigned certification scheme i.e. Quality Planting Material (QPM) Certification Scheme, being developed by NCCF. Specific deliverables: identification of concerned stakeholders for QPM from concerned technical Institutes such as CAFRI, TFRI etc.Co-ordination with other USAID Project team members and Project Director in NCCFExternal coordination with ICRAF, other consortium partners and State Specific Innovation Platforms (IPs) as & when requiredConducting the workshops: Stakeholder identification and keeping them regularly updated about the progress on the certification scheme. Organisation of requisite Standard Development group (SDG) and Technical working group (TWG) meetings to achieve the targets of the scheme.Preparing the monthly, quarterly and annually technical reporting about the progress on the certification scheme concerning the outputs of USAID TOFI Project assigned to NCCFPreparing the certification scheme specific documents, technical notes, concept notes, letters, presentations, minutes of meeting, agenda and other technical and promotional brochures and/or documents through desk review, secondary research and questionnaire based survey, as & when requiredMaintaining the records of assignment of certification schemeStrict adherence to the key deliverable and timeline based action plan already defined by NCCF regarding a particular certification scheme. Attending and/or organising events as required by role of NCCF in USAID TOFI Project.Travel to Seven identified states under the project Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, as and when requiredAny other work related with the project implementation assigned by NCCF under the domain of USAID TOFI Project
Salary Rs.30,000/- PM

Interested candidates are requested to submit their Resume, Cover letter and one Reference letter at the earliest with the subject of the email as
Email at: hr@nccf.in

Project Assistant Non-Wood Forest Resource (NWFR) Certification Scheme

Organisation Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF) Sector Natural Resource Management (NRM) Forest Certifications (FC)
Location Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Start Date March 2022
Duration 5 years Project
Reports to: Chairperson of NWFR Certification scheme & Project Director, NCCF USAID TOFI Project
Essential Qualifications Post-Graduation in Forestry / Natural Resource Management/ Environmental Science/ Agriculture with specialization in Agro- forestry and/or equivalent disciplines, Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management / Sustainability Management
Experience 0-2 years (Candidates with experience in Non-Wood Forest Products shall be prioritised)
Desired Skills Personal attributes and competencies: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relation skills.Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reportingGood skills in use of standard software packages (MS Office)Knowledge or work experience of Sustainable Forest management, Forest certification or agroforestry expertiseSelf-driven and motivated resource Well organised to achieve the key deliverables as per the timelines
Key Responsibilities/Roles Working closely in co-ordination and as per the guidance of the concerned chairperson of assigned certification scheme i.e. Non wood Forest Resource (NWFR) Certification Scheme, being developed by NCCF. Specific deliverables: identification of concerned stakeholders for NWFR, expansion of scope of standard regarding cultivated non-wood products, pilot testing of the standard in identified states and others.Co-ordination with other USAID Project team members and Project Director in NCCFExternal coordination with ICRAF, other consortium partners and State Specific Innovation Platforms (IPs) as & when requiredConducting the workshops: Stakeholder identification and keeping them regularly updated about the progress on the certification scheme. Organisation of requisite Standard Development group (SDG) and technical working group (TWG) meetings to achieve the targets of the scheme.Preparing the monthly, quarterly, and annually technical reporting about the progress on the certification scheme concerning the outputs of USAID TOFI Project assigned to NCCFPreparing the certification scheme specific documents, technical notes, concept notes, letters, presentations, minutes of meeting, agenda, and other technical and promotional brochures and/or documents through desk review, secondary research and questionnaire-based survey, as & when requiredMaintaining the records of assignment of certification schemeStrict adherence to the key deliverable and timeline-based action plan already defined by NCCF regarding a particular certification scheme. Attending and/or organising events as required by role of NCCF in USAID TOFI Project.Travel to Seven identified states under the project Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, as and when requiredAny other work related with the project implementation assigned by NCCF under the domain of USAID TOFI Project
Salary Rs.30,000/- PM

Interested candidates are requested to submit their Resume, Cover letter and one Referenceletter at the earliest with the subject of the email as
 Email at: hr@nccf.in

Job Title: Manager, Promotions, Communications and Advocacy

OrganizationNetwork for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF)
SectorNatural Resource Management
Location Noida, Sector-132, Uttar Pradesh
TravelMay be occasionally
Minimum CommitmentOne year
PurposeMarketing, Communication and Advocacy of NCCF’s programmes and activities
Reports to: To work under the control and supervision of Chairperson, PCA Group;
To report to DG,NCCF for coordination with various programs, leave, clockify arrangements etc.
Essential Qualifications 1. MBA or equivalent degree in Marketing/Communications/ Journalism/Design/Advertising
Or
2. Postgraduate/Graduate Degree in Natural Resource Management or allied sector will be an added advantage
Desired Skills • Good documentation/drafting skills
• Good communication skills
• Knowledge of marketing research tools and concepts
• Proficient in online and offline marketing
• Creativity
• Positive and energetic attitude with quick learning aptitude
• Punctual and disciplined
Experience 3-5 Years.
• Candidates with experience in Sales & Marketing of globally aligned certification standards for various sectors in the field of natural resource management will be preferred
Skills MS Office Suite
Email/Web/CRM Software for marketing, meetings, webinars, etc.
Google Analytics and/or other tools
Basic proficiency in design tools (Photoshop, Canva, etc.)
Social Media Applications: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
Key Responsibilities/Roles 1. Developing and implementing marketing strategy for Forest/ToF/NWFR / Safeboards Certification/ Carbon Registry /NCCF’s other Standards
2. Developing marketing, communication and outreach materials like campaigns, brochures, pamphlets, presentations, flyers, press releases, annual reports, newsletters etc. (Basic contents for these materials are provided by concerned coordinators)
3. Coordination with IT Team for updating contents on website (Contents are provided by concerned coordinators)
4. Coordination with PEFC’s Marketing, Communications and Advocacy (MCA) working group task forces for various industries (Rubber, Furniture, Textile and Packaging) for increasing market demand and acceptance of PEFC and PEFC certified products globally.
5. Reaching out to industry and market linkages for certified products
6. Any other matter(s) that may be assigned by Chairperson, PCA Group of NCCF
Salary As per company norms and experience
Interested candidates are requested to submit their resume and cover letter at the earliest with the subject of the email as
Email hr@nccf.in

Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their resume and cover letter to hr@nccf.in . Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keep thesubject of email as “Application for Marketing Manager NCCF”.

About Organisation

Job Title: Assistant Director

OrganizationNetwork for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF)
SectorForestry/Natural Resources
Location Noida
Start Date November 2021
Probation Six months
Reports to: Assistant Director
Essential Qualifications Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Forestry, NRM, Sustainable Development or similar disciplines
Desired Skills – Planning & Org. Work
– Interpersonal Relations
– Knowledge of Sustainability
– Dissemination of knowledge practice
– Communication Skills (Written/Verbal)
Experience 0-2 yrs
Key Responsibilities/Roles – Coordination for development and implementation of Sustainability Standards and Certification Schemes
– Secondary Research and desk research regarding certification schemes & projects
– Literature review and Data collection
– Development of concept notes, process documentation, policy briefs on diverse areas of natural resources management
– Drafting Presentations, letters, email correspondence
– Maintaining records and data
– Attending and organising events on behalf of the organisation, – Networking with Stakeholders
Salary Rs.30,000/- PM
Interested candidates are requested to submit their resume and cover letter at the earliest with the subject of the email as
Email hr@nccf.in
Job Title: Assistant Director
OrganizationNetwork for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF)
SectorNatural Resource Management
LocationNoida (Currently Work from Home, but office may open soon)
Essential Qualifications Post Graduate/ or equivalent in Forestry/ Natural Resource Management/Wood Science Technology/ Environment Science or any stream of Life Sciences.
Reports to: Director General
Experience– 3-5 years of experience after post graduation
– Experience with certification schemes will be added advantage
– ­Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
­- Understanding of project management principles
– Quick learning aptitude
– Good documentation/drafting skills
– Ability to work under stringent timelines with minimum guidance
Key Responsibilities/Roles­- Supervise and monitor Sustainability Certification Scheme Development;engaging with stakeholders, industry,central ministries, state governments,institutions,CSOs
– Develop and implement strategy for NCCF FM, ToF, NWFP and other Certification Scheme
– Develop and implement strategy for PEFC Chain of Custody Certification Scheme; Management of PEFC CoC Certification Scheme
– Liaise with Certification Bodies and Accreditation Body
– Liaise with stakeholders for uptake of NCCF Certification Schemes,
– Organize workshops/webinars, trainings, one to one meetings.
­- Preparing proposals, concept notes for projects
­- Planning, coordination and implementation of projects
­- Work in coordination with the Promotions, Communication and Advocacy Group, other Assistant Directors and NCCF Team
­- Supervise and guide coordinators for day to day activities
­- Attend relevant events, conferences and workshops on behalf of organisation
– Participate in project and grant proposal development and annual planning and reporting processes
­- Willingness to travel (as may be needed)
Job description is only indicative and may change depending upon the need of organisation
PackageSalary is commensurate with experience and skill
Interested candidates are requested to submit their resume and cover letter to the email id provided as under at the earliest with the subject of the email as “Assistant Director, NCCF”. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Emailhr@nccf.in and sonia@techprologue.com

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