Job Opportunity for Manager – Wildlife Biologist at Tata Steel Foundation in Ganjam

Website Tata Steel Foundation

WHO ARE WE: Tata Steel Foundation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Steel Limited and was instituted on August 16, 2016. With over 1000 members spread over ten units and six states of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Punjab, the Foundation is a CSR implementing organization focused upon co-creating solutions, with tribal and excluded communities, to address their development challenges. The organization is committed to playing a larger role in India’s sustainable development by embedding wider economic, social, and environmental objectives through its programmes and underscored by a vision to create an enlightened and equitable society.

Location of Posting: Gopalpur, Odisha

Employment Type: Fixed-term contract (Renewal on a yearly basis)

Purpose of the Role: Promote conservation of the species in their natural habitat and provide sustainable livelihood which is in harmony with the conservation of species with ecological significance.

Key Deliverables:

  • Responsible for the protection of species and habitat improvement.
  • Project planning, managing budget, developing and managing resources, and working closely with the concerned stakeholders.
  • Anchor the drone and underwater survey for the marine turtles.
  • Measure the results of the launched initiatives and drive improvements through scalable and efficient processes.
  • Collaborate and network with the concerned local and Government authorities and ensure that the projects are in sync with the larger policy framework to leverage their support.
  • Facilitate research and development on the conservation of flora and fauna of the region to maintain the ecosystem.
  • Facilitate eco-tourism in the region.
  • Monitoring of project budget, maintaining data and reports, preparing materials and publications, and maintaining communication with the target groups.

Minimum Qualification: Master’s in Wildlife Science/ Forestry /Marine Science or equivalent. Candidates with additional qualifications related to wildlife science shall be given due weightage.

Minimum No. of years of experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.

Behavioral Skills Required:

  • Aligned to TATA Values (Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Pioneering, Unity, and Respect)
  • Ability to engage across stakeholder groups, peers, and communities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative approach
  • Self-motivated, result-oriented, sensitive to cultures and diversity

Technical Skills Required:

  • Project Planning, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Good drafting skills.
  • Fluency in verbal and written Odiya & and English is a must.

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