Call for Applications: Consultant, Biodiversity Law, National Biodiversity Authority

Simran Sahni

15 Aug 2017 6:11 AM GMT

  • Call for Applications: Consultant, Biodiversity Law, National Biodiversity Authority

    National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), a statutory body established under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002, has established a Centre for Biodiversity Policy and Law (CEBPOL) as a joint initiative under the Indo-Norwegian Cooperation in the field of Biodiversity Policy and Law. The period of the programme is up to December 2018.

    Call for Applications:

    Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the position of Consultant - Biodiversity Law (Code: CP-CBL), purely on temporary basis.

    Deadline: The last date/ time for the receipt of applications addressed to The Administrative Officer, National Biodiversity Authority, TICEL Bio Park 5th Floor, CSIR Road, Taramani, Chennai – 600 113 in the prescribed format along with self-attested copies of all supporting documents/testimonials will be 31.08.2017 before 5.45 P.M.

    Duration: One Year (extendable based on the performance)

    Age: Upto 50 years

    Pay and Pay range: Pay Rs.70,000/- p. m. (Pay range from Rs.70,000 to Rs.85,000)

    Organization: CEBPOL at the Premises of the NBA, Chennai

    Type of position: Contractual

    Duty Station: NBA, Chennai – 600 113

    Scope of the assignment:

    The Consultant (Biodiversity Law) provides assistance to the Programme Manager in the implementation of day-to-day activities and works under his/her direct supervision.

    Qualification: A Degree in law, with specialization in environmental law with at least 2 years of experience in dealing with biodiversity issues

    Experience (Essential):

    • At least one year experience in dealing with multilateral environmental agreements, such as the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) and others;

    • Working experience in providing legal guidance, analyses and support on environmental law and/or biodiversity law;

    • Proven skills in preparation of opinions, legal analyses, publications in journals and others;

    • Proven ability to work in techno-legal teams.

     How to apply:

    • The eligible and willing candidates should download the prescribed application format from here.

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

    For more terms and conditions, interested applicants may refer to website

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