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The Resilient Watersheds Program Coordinator contributes to the analysis and development of conservation strategies in support of The Nature Conservancy’s global Resilient Watersheds(RW) strategy under the Provide Food and Water Sustainably Priority. This position reports to the Associate Director, Resilient Watersheds and coordinates functional activities, conducts research, and supports projects to advance the program’s goals. The Resilient Watersheds strategy aims to mainstream nature-based solutions in the water sector to improve climate resilience, biodiversity, water security and advance community development outcomes.


The Coordinator will work towards meeting the strategic priorities of the program by providing a combination of technical and operations support to the Resilient Watersheds strategy, including associated regional and field programs. They will be responsible for

  • Planning and executing special events, including coordinating our presence at international fora like World Water Week, World Water Forum, CBD COP, etc. and managing conservation planning retreats, workshops, and trainings
  • Supporting Resilient Watershed Leadership in preparing and managing budgets. Coordinator will also be responsible for tracking the program’s contracts, revenue, and grants, including preparing reports and forecasts. The Coordinator will work with operations staff, as needed.
  • Under direction, develops contracts for select vendors and sub-grantees, including for the Nature for Water Facility.
  • Under direction, support development of private and public grant applications. The Coordinator will work with development and external affairs staff, as needed.
  • Updating the strategy’s assets including websites, graphics, and factsheets, and responding to inquiries about the program. Work with communications and development staff, as needed.
  • Reporting the strategy’s outcomes and intermediate results in the Conservation Management Hub, TNC’s online system for program tracking and management. Will conduct quality assurance, and support field and regional teams to set up projects and report their outcomes in the Hub, including the Nature for Water Technical Assistance Facility.
  • Conducting research and managing discrete projects in the strategy’s portfolio
  • Implementing processes and practices to improve effectiveness
  • Communicating and/or distributing information to assist staff in making decisions, solving problems, and improving workflow.


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