Policy Advisor, Conservation Finance 55138

at The Nature Conservancy in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description


The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world's toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.

One of TNC's primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we'll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we'd love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, "you'll join for the mission, and you'll stay for the people."


The Policy Advisor for Conservation Finance works with an interdisciplinary team to serve as a subject matter expert and advisor on complex and strategic issues. They liaise with TNC's global strategy and sustainable debt teams, science and field conservation staff, other Global Policy departments and with TNC's Operating Units to further conservation goals and strategies.

As a member of the core team for TNC's Nature Bonds Program, the Policy Advisor will: a) support country-level staff on policy and government relations to ensure that they have the tools and resources needed to support the identification, preparation, negotiation and implementation of Nature Bond projects in target countries; b) provide government relations advice on the viability and feasibility of specific Nature Bonds projects as part of TNC's development and approval process for these projects; c) act as a deputy for the Senior Policy Advisor for Conservation Finance in strategy-wide discussions; d) support the Nature Bonds Global team and regional and country teams in the development of conservation and climate commitments; e) support the Nature Bonds Global team in the management and execution of government relations strategies in prospective debt conversion geographies including where TNC has no formal presence; f) connect national policy efforts to global processes and multilateral agreements and commitments and help to coordinate opportunities to provide international visibility; and g) in coordination with designated TNC Relationship Managers support the development and implementation of outreach and partnership strategies with international institutions and global and regional policy processes to accelerate the delivery of Nature Bonds projects.



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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC's value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we're registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we're unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.

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Job Posting: 3091520

Posted On: May 20, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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