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International Development

Deputy Director

In 2019, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) established the FSC Indigenous Foundation (FSC IF) as the operational office for the Permanent Indigenous Peoples’ Committee (PIPC). The mission of the FSC IF is to unlock the enabling environment to secure Indigenous Peoples’ rights, and promote sustainable forest-based solutions within 300 million hectares of Indigenous forests on the planet. The vision is that the global values of Indigenous Peoples, their rights, livelihoods, ecosystem services, natural capital, and territories are recognized and incorporated into forest governance, climate change governance, and market systems.

The Role

Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance for Rights and Development

FSC IF is the implementing partner of the USAID and FSC funded five-year Global Development Alliance Program: Indigenous Peoples Alliance for Rights and Development (IPARD).
IPARD is guided by three development objectives:
Objective 1: To organize and convene a Capacity Development Program for Indigenous Peoples’ organizations and stakeholders;
Objective 2: To foster an enabling environment for Indigenous Peoples’ recognition, effective participation, and joint decision-making in matters affecting them, and;
Objective 3: To promote Indigenous Peoples' sustainable development based on sustainable economic models.

The FSC IF seeks a strategic and results-driven Deputy Director and Regional & Country Programs Manager who will support the implementation of the IPARD Program by providing leadership at country, regional, and global levels. Under the supervision of the IPARD Program Director, she/he will be the focal person collaboration, networking, and overseeing partners and stakeholders including Indigenous Peoples’ organizations, NGOs, CSOs, government, public and private sector stakeholders. They will be expected to ensure the quality and successful implementation of the Program at global, regional, and country levels.

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