Industry Type : Accounts ,Content Writing ,HR ,Information Technology ,Media ,Management ,Finance Jobs,NGOs Jobs No. of Openings : 2
Job Role : Project Manager / Computer Assistant Total Experience : 10 years
Job Location : Tamil Nadu Salary : NA
Deadline: 2018-04-20, By National Biodiversity Authority (NBA)
Job Description



TICEL Bio Park 5th Floor, CSIR Road, Taramani, CHENNAI ? 600 113

Phone: 044-22542777, 22541075, 22541082

National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) is a statutory and autonomous body of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India (GoI), established as per Section 8 of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and is having its Head Office at Chennai. The Authority is implementing a project ?Capacity Building Towards Implementing the Nagoya

Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing, the City Biodiversity Index and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity? in partnership with ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), Philippines.


The Capacity Building towards Implementing the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing, the City Biodiversity Index and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity is an initiative to collaborate in common areas of interest in biodiversity conservation between ASEAN Member States (AMS) and India. Experts from these countries will exchange experiences and share lessons through participation in various activities planned to be implemented by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) of India and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB).


The project aims to complement priorities, expertise and interests on biodiversity and development between NBA and ACB through implementation of collaborative activities on specific thematic concerns; Nagoya Protocol on ABS, City Biodiversity Index and Strategic Plan for Biodiversity.

Supported AMS-India on Implementation of Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing
Increased awareness of the city officials on the importance and value of urban biodiversity conservation.
Capacity Building on Achieving the Aichi Targets
Applications are invited for the following Positions and the ToRs are as follows:

Position Summary:

Post Title
Project Manager / Computer Assistant

NBA, Chennai

Up to 62 years
Duty Station
NBA, Chennai ? 600 113
Type of position
One year (extendable based on the performance)


In order to assist NBA-ACB Cooperation project, applications are invited from the Indian citizens for the position of Project Manager purely on temporary basis.

a. Scope of the assignment

The Project Manager assumes overall responsibility for the successful operationalization of the NBA-ACB Cooperation Project as per the planned components and outputs. While undertaking such responsibilities he/she shall follow procedures in vogue at NBA. The terms of reference (ToRs) and qualification required are given below.

Terms of Reference

The Project Manager (PM) will work under the supervision of the National Project Director (NPD) and perform the following duties:
Assist the NPD in the implementation of the project in organizing the PSC, PMU and other meetings;
Coordinate with ACB Project Coordinator on the implementation of project activities between ASEAN and India particularly in maintaining effective communication with ASEAN countries, ACB and ASEAN secretariat;
Prepare detailed work plan and budget under the guidance of the NPD;
Undertake identification of consultants and experts, and supervise their performance, prepare and oversee the development of ToR for Project consultants and supporting staff;
Organise capacity building workshops and training programmes for ASEAN countries;
Publish awareness material related to ASEAN Biodiversity;
Manage the Project Finance;
Overall management of Project, ensuring that all the activities are carried out on time and within budget to achieve the stated outputs;
Prepare overall progress and financial reports and timely submit to ASEAN Secretariat; and
Manage the day to day activities of the project.
Any other work assigned by Chairperson / Secretary, NBA.
b. Required Expertise
Masters or Ph. D in Environment /Life Science/Agriculture/Forestry
10 years of experience in project management and implementation especially relating to biodiversity / environment / and Information system
Good communication and computer skills c. Remuneration
The remuneration of the Project Manager will be in the range of Rs. 80,000 - 1,00,000 per month (Consolidated) subject to TDS at the rates applicable. Remuneration being consolidated amount is payable at the end of the month irrespective of the fact whether the month consists of 28/29/30/31 days and TDS at the rates applicable will be deducted from the payment.

2. Computer Assistant (One)

The Computer Assistant should work under the overall guidance of the NPD and PM and carryout the following activities:
Assist PM in preparation of the different documents reports, literature and communication with different ASEAN countries and ASEAN secretariat;
Design a database for the Project and Database Management
Collect, collate and dissemination of information related to the project.
Preparation of statistical charts, reports, tables as required.
Designing Publications and preparation of reports, manuals related to Biodiversity.
Creation of data bank on ABS.
Administrative support
Assist in maintenance of website;
Edit reports and other documents for correctness of form and content;
Full compliance with Govt. of India rules on regulations of financial processes, financial records and audit follow up
Implementation of effective internal control framework
Monitoring cash flow, preparing income statements, balance sheets and budgets complying with regulatory requirements and overseeing accounting and auditing
Knowledge of accounting principles and methods with the ability to apply such knowledge to the accounting and project functions
Working knowledge of computerized accounting (tally software) spreadsheet and word processing package, financial practices and procedures applicable to the project implementation
Any other duties assigned by the NPD and PM.
b. Required Expertise
Graduate in Computer Sciences / Commerce and allied disciplines
Knowledge in Accounting software preferably TALLY ERP9
Fluency in written and spoken English
Outstanding time-management, organizational and inter-personal skills
At least 4-years of experience in the DTP related work
c. Remuneration

The remuneration of the Computer Assistant will be in the range of Rs. 40,000 ? 50,000 per month (Consolidated) subject to TDS at the rates applicable. Remuneration being consolidated amount is payable at the end of the month irrespective of the fact whether the month consists of 28/29/30/31 days and TDS at the rates applicable will be deducted from the payment.

How to apply:

a. The eligible and willing candidates should download the prescribed application format from web site.

b. The application should bear the signature of the applicant along with the recent passport size photograph.

c. After filling up the application with details, rename the file with the applicant?s name, take a print/hard copy of application format and duly sign it with date.

d. The softcopy of the application form should be sent to the email id:

e. The signed hard copy of application should be submitted to ?The Administrative Officer, National Biodiversity Authority, TICEL Bio Park 5th floor, CSIR Road, Taramani, Chennai ? 600 113? on or before 20th April, 2018 by 5:45 PM along with following enclosures:
Detailed bio-data
Latest passport size photograph
Self attested copies of documents / testimonials in support of
Qualification, computer skills
Employment certificate(if any)
Special trainings attended (if any)
Published papers/reports/articles in relevant areas (if any)
f. If applications are incomplete, or without applicant?s signature or not in prescribed format the same will be rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.

g. The applicants may have to produce the original documents / testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc, for verification when called for interview by NBA.

h. No correspondence regarding the stage / processing of applications will be entertained from the candidates. Canvassing, in any form, will disqualify the candidate.

The Administrative Officer,
National Biodiversity Authority,
TICEL Bio Park 5th Floor,
CSIR Road, Taramani,
Chennai ? 600 113
Kindly see the attachment for more details.

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