Restoration Gender & Safeguards Senior Manager


Conservation International (CI)

  • Location: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Belgium
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Belgium
Climate & Environmental justice
Conservation International protects nature for the benefit of humanity. Through science, policy, fieldwork, and finance, we spotlight and secure the most important places in nature for the climate, biodiversity, and for people. With offices in 30 countries and projects in more than 100 countries, Conservation International partners with governments, companies, civil society, Indigenous peoples, and local communities to help people and nature thrive together.

  • Oversee all gender, social inclusion, and safeguard elements of the global coordination project, including finalizing and overseeing the implementation of gender & safeguard plans: Stakeholder Engagement Plan, Accountability & Grievance Mechanism, and Gender Mainstreaming Plan.  
  • Provide strategic guidance and technical expertise on gender mainstreaming strategies to ensure that program interventions are gender-responsive and aiming for transformative. 
  • Facilitate coordination and learning across the Program (GCP + child projects) that focuses on shared challenges, lessons learned, successes, monitoring, and communication about the importance of GESI/SG in realizing effective restoration. This will include frequent exchanges among child projects in different forms (e.g., virtual working group) 
  • Provide GESI/SG technical guidance to the design of all GCP capacity-building programs and training materials, including specific GESI/SG modules focused on restoration financing, ecosystem restoration, restoration planning, etc. This will include gathering and assessing feedback from a range of stakeholders about their capacity, needs, and interests for GESI/SG in restoration contexts.  
  • Operate the global coordination project’s Accountability & Grievance Mechanism, including intake and coordinated response to any feedback or eligible grievances.  
  • Work with country projects and partners to integrate GESI/SG considerations into the Program’s Restoration Diagnostic Tool.  
  • Perform related duties as assigned. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field, such as international development or social sciences.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience working with project and program design, monitoring, and compliance of public or private donor-funded projects in the area of environment, conservation, and/or development or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Proven track records with gender-responsive programming, including proficient design and successful implementation of gender action plans, preferably in the conservation/restoration context. 
  • Knowledge and demonstrated minimum three years of experience in designing, applying, and monitoring environment and social safeguards (stakeholder engagement, gender/GESI mainstreaming, grievance mechanism) 
  • Strong understanding of the social risks and impacts, particularly the inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized peoples, gender equality, Indigenous peoples, benefit-sharing, conflict, and grievance redress in the context of restoration. 
  • Experience in producing and disseminating high-quality knowledge management products and training materials. 
  • Experience providing capacity-building support and training to program staff and partners on GESI/SG, including designing and delivering workshops, trainings, and technical assistance sessions tailored to diverse audiences. 
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and training delivery experience. 

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