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Program Officer, Private Sector Engagement - 18054

2018-02-13Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Officer at our Washington, DC office. The Program Officer serves as part of Private Sector Engagement's (PSE) Sustainability R&D team. Responsible for activities related to developing and managing projects that support WWF's work with companies. Manages the development of research, materials, projects, consultants and communications that support WWF's goals with the private sector. Key ResponsibilitiesEstablish and maintain productive relationships with corporate partners, universities and academic institutions, and NGOs representatives. Manage corporate partner relationships and projects, and position WWF as a trusted partner and expert on commodity based sustainability issues.Manages the development of materials, analyses, reports, presentations, etc. and acts as technical expert on WWF private sector engagements. Responsible for acquiring and gathering data relevant to specific conservation projects from conservation peers, governmental agencies, and universities.Serves as PSE R&D team technical expert on WWF private sector engagements. Works with PSE relationship manager to ensure compliance with deadlines and serves as key content lead for commodity risk assessment tools like Supply Risk Analysis and the WWF Water Risk Filter.Conducts research related to agriculture supply chains and opportunities for corporate stewardship and sustainability; trains and manages interns or other staff; supports on quality control and peer review of secondary researchRepresent WWF at relevant events and meetings related to sustainable business partnerships. Participates in stakeholder and partner group meetings.Proactive and positive attitude are a must; experience problem-solving, balancing competing priorities, and mediating conflict helpfulSkills and AbilitiesA Bachelor's degree is required with a minimum of 2-4 year's experience; Master's is preferredManages internsLeads research projects and assists with proposal developmentManages R&D projects with companies,Supports PSE relationship with goal team (i.e. R&D support for goal team)Works internally with:Legal- review DOEsGoal TeamsUnderstanding of issues related to sustainable agriculture is essentialSpecific technical skills related to Excel, ArcGIS, and Powerpoint are helpfulTo Apply:Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page,  Requisition #18054 Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phoneAs an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.[...]



Manager, Donor Communications

2018-02-09Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF launched a new strategy that harnesses the strengths of the WWF network in a shared vision, focussing on six major goals - water, wildlife, the ocean, climate and energy, forests, and food – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance. In support of this strategy WWF undertook a redesign of its international secretariat that will further unite WWF offices and its near 6,400 staff around the world. This will help WWF to build stronger partnerships across the world with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on WWF's ambitious goals. We are recruiting the role of Manager, Donor Communications for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.Location:WWF International office in Gland. The Role:To design, develop and implement clear and effective fundraising materials to support the workof the Fundraising Department. This will include designing donor communication strategies andwriting materials to support the global goals and practices, as well as writing donor reports,funding proposals, newsletters and other communication tools for fundraising.Main responsibilities:In collaboration with the relationship managers, actively supports the development of donor stewardship and prospect cultivation strategies to deepen and strengthen donor/prospect engagementWorks with Practice leaders and their teams to identify content for fundraising materials, including thematic briefings and tangible stories and cases studies of impact. Works closely with the Proposal Development Managers of the Global Practices to produce materials to support fundraising for the global goalsDevelops or assists the development of donor proposals and reports, working in conjunction with fundraising relationship managers and conservation staff at global or local levels, ensuring the end product is relevant, timely and of the highest qualityPlans and writes some donor communication materials, including newsletters, updates alerts to keep donors and prospects engaged in WWF's workSupport the WWF Network fundraisers through materials, trainings and working with the Global Development CentreRequired Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:Minimum undergraduate degreeAt least five years relevant professional experience in either marketing, fundraising, PR or communicationsExperience of working in an international environment, particularly and NGO, would be an advantageUnderstanding of the principles of communications and fundraising, especially donorProven ability to create donor friendly materials, including proposals, reports andExperience of producing fundraising appeals (online, or through direct mail) an advantageArticulate, creative, passionate, flexible and tenaciousExcellent written and oral skills in English; fluency in French an advantageAttention to detail, diplomacy and discretionAbility to work as part of a team in a multi-cultural environmentInterest in conservation and environmental issuesAdheres to WWF's values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and EngagingDemonstrates WWF behaviours in way of working: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, Innovate Fearlessly How to apply?Upload your covering letter and CV on LinkedIn as one file.  We will not accept applications without CV and Covering Letter. Work permit restrictions may apply.  Deadline for applications: 21st February WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce. [...]



Specialist, Research and Database

2018-02-09Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF launched a new strategy that harnesses the strengths of the WWF network in a shared vision, focussing on six major goals - water, wildlife, the ocean, climate and energy, forests, and food – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance.In support of this strategy WWF undertook a redesign of its international secretariat that will further unite WWF offices and its near 6,400 staff around the world. This will help WWF to build stronger partnerships across the world with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on WWF's ambitious goals. We are recruiting the role of Specialist, Research and Database for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.Location:WWF International office in Gland. The Role:The Specialist, Research and Database will work with and assist the Fundraising Team to increase and maintain resources from major donors and foundations for WWF programs. This will be done through research on donors and donor trends, information management and supportingdonor cultivation and solicitation.Main responsibilities:The person in this role will work closely with the Head Fundraising Operations & Business Development and other managers in the team in the planning and implementation of all major gift fundraising activities and the legacy programme including:Information and database Management:Train new and current team members on proper database usage. Ensure consistent policies are applied. Maintain and update the database policies and proceduresOversee donor-related data entry and accurate maintenance of donor records in Raiser's Edge databasePerform database management and administration by ensuring integrity, consistency and quality/reportability of dataManage relationship with software supplier regarding contract, upgrades and additional productsCreate and provide tracking of donor portfolios of fundraisers and prospect / donor contactsRecommend changes in database set up or in distribution lists to enable more efficient portfolio management and better targeted marketing activitiesWith the Fundraising team, support the planning and promotion of donor/prospect targeted marketing activities (e.g. speeches, lunches, events, trips, mailings), particularly responsible for creation of distribution lists from the database for targeting audiencesPrepare and communicate to the team appropriate donor and prospect information ahead of cultivation events. Collect and consolidate feedback from events and ensure the information is captured in the databaseProvide in-depth quantitative analysis, based on data to relevant managersActively liaise with other relevant WWF teams and offices to facilitate cross-border fundraising efforts by collecting decentralised information on prospects and donorsLead preparation to implementation, and implementation of GDPR principles for the Fundraising team Research & Donor Trends:Monitor donor trends and preferences to identify new funding opportunitiesResearch, analyse and prepare donor profilesTrack news on active prospects and donors and create ad-hoc briefsCreate meeting briefs for fundraising staff, senior management and steering committee for meeting and eventsProvide in-depth strategic research on agreed subjects for the team and senior managementAcquiring and maintaining relevant prospect research resourcesManage relationships with information providing suppliers like WealthX, sometimes representing WWF at strategic clients meetings Donor Cultivation & Solicitation:Identify and seek out new fundraising opportunities: a pro-active approach to identify new prospect names from generic research and proposed matches between prospects' interests and the WWF strategic programmatic prioritiesStrategic analysis and prioritization of prospect poolsLegacy prospect management:Develop a legacy engagement strategy and implementation planIdentify c[...]



WWF-MYANMAR: Consultancy Assignment Fund Raising Proposal/ Grant Writer #007/18

2018-02-01Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

As a part of World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF-Myanmar was established in 2014 with the aim to support Myanmar's development ambitions with a focus on spatial planning and biodiversity conservation in parallel with ecosystem services protection and sustainable livelihoods, to achieve a green economy. 

WWF-Myanmar is now inviting interested parties/ individuals to submit letter of interest and proposed daily rates.

Role
The grant writer will support program development team/ respective programme manager by:
  • Identifying time/ resource requirement for each opportunity
  • Working with the programme manager(s), advisor(s) and the respective director(s) for conceptual approach, developing theory of change and the result framework
  • Delivering complete proposals according to each donor requirements
Requirements
  • Strong experience in renewable energy or economics or international developments or community engagement
  • Strong experience in fundraising and proposal writing
  • Excellent research, organizational and communications skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlinesPreferred
  • Knowledge of government and political structure of Myanmar
 
Deadline: 18 February 2018 (Sunday)

Interested individual parties/ individual must submit a CVs of consultants to vacancy.mm@wwfgreatermekong.org or deliver to WWF Myanmar office at 15C Than Taman Street, Dagon Township, Yangon, a quotation for daily rate (eight working hours) and two examples of their previous works with without any confidential information.



WWF-Greater Mekong: Illegal Wildlife Trade Program Manager

2018-02-01Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

The Greater Mekong (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) is one of the global hubs of wildlife trade – a perfect storm of a source, transit route, and final destination for many of the world's most valuable and threatened wildlife products. Trade routes through, and demand originating from, the Mekong countries threaten the persistence of some of the planet's most charismatic species including tiger, Asian and African elephants, and all rhino species. Co-ordinated inter-governmental action is therefore required to leverage global commitments for cracking wildlife trade into effective action on the ground across the Greater Mekong.WWF-GM is seeking an experienced Illegal Wildlife Trade Program Manager who will lead and co-ordinate our advocacy and political efforts to galvanise regional governmental action focusing on closing some of the most insidious wildlife markets left on the planet.Base location: Yangon (Myanmar), Vientiane (Laos) or Hanoi (Vietnam)  Major Functions:The Program Manager will lead and co-ordinate our advocacy and political efforts around, and beyond, the Hanoi Conference, and other relevant inter-governmental forum including CITES Convention of the Parties (CoP,) to galvanize regional governments for closing the wildlife markets of the Golden Triangle.Major Duties and Responsibilities:The Wildlife Trade Program Manager  will be responsible for implementing initiatives under the WWF Greater Mekong 'Big Win' to ensure international wildlife markets in the Golden Triangle and other centers of illegal wildlife trade are closed by 2020. Key activities will include:Collating data and information on current extent of illegal wildlife trade within Golden Triangle wildlife markets including organising and implementing additional undercover surveys of key and emerging trade hubs.Serving as the lead WWF GM manager of the cooperative project supported by the US State Department, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement affairs with Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and the partner organization TRAFFIC.Leading the implementation of an effective multimedia campaign and political advocacy strategy in the build up to the Hanoi Conference to raise awareness of, and generate inter-governmental support for, effective action for closing Golden Triangle wildlife markets.Coordinating and providing technical support to inter-governmental dialogue between China, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam for identifying and agreeing key actions required for closing transboundary wildlife markets in the Golden Triangle.Supporting China, Laos, and Myanmar governments with initiation of law enforcement activities (including identifying training needs and delivering targeted training) aimed at closing Golden Triangle wildlife markets.Ensuring coordination and collaboration with all WWF and TRAFFIC wildlife trade work, particularly under the Wildlife Crime Initiative, and with other international forum and organisations combatting wildlife trafficking including relevant international NGOs, the ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network (WEN), regional environmental justice bodies, UNODC, and CITES.Ensuring technically and financially accurate reporting with all supporters of WWF GM's supporters of its Wildlife Crime Initiative.Key requirements for the role includes:  - Degree in conservation, environmental policy, or relevant fields  - At least 5 years experience in environmental advocacy, policy, and/or political campaigning related to natural resource management  - Knowledge of wildlife trafficking and trade issues ideally in Asia  - Understanding of political and environmental context in China, Laos, or Myanmar ideal  - Spoken Mandarin an advantage   - Experience of advocacy and negotiating with Government and donors at all levels  - Proven track record in successfully managing inter-institutional relations involving government and international NGOs  - [...]



Head of Compensation & Benefits (Vienna or Zeist, NL)

2018-01-29Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF launched a new strategy that harnesses the strengths of the WWF network in a shared vision, focussing on six major goals - water, wildlife, the ocean, climate and energy, forests, and food – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance. In support of this strategy WWF undertook a redesign of its international secretariat that will further unite WWF offices and its near 6,400 staff around the world. This will help WWF to build stronger partnerships across the world with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on WWF's ambitious goals. We are recruiting the role of Head of Compensation & Benefits for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.Location:WWF International office in Vienna or Zeist, NL The Role:Develops and implements the compensation and benefits frameworks and standards for a distributed WWF International Secretariat and its all offices, to attract, motivate and retain top talents. Leads the job evaluation process, salary reviews, benchmarking and market surveys in various markets for WWF International offices and Practice locations. Supports HR Director for salary reviews and pay philosophy decisions with the Remuneration Committee of the International Board. Provides consistent framework for the network and ensures the effective implementation of Global Mobility program across offices from C&B perspective.   Main responsibilities:Implements a comprehensive & integrated approach to compensation, benefits, rewards & recognition in Secretariat and with Regional HR Heads for all WWF International officesResponsible for delivery of  annual salary review in Secretariat with the HR Manager SecretariatSupports and works with the Regional HR Heads and Country HRs Program offices to manage accurate salary survey, and provide recommendations on salary scalesWorks closely with finance team in ensuring all proposals are within the assigned budgets and manages the budget for the team and C&B activities as wellResponsible for consistent delivery of mobility policy and procedures in the offices through management of local HR teamsSubject matter expert on all compensation related enquiries. Offering advice beyond pay review on markets overview, best practices etc.Coordinates periodic benefits survey for offices when and where necessaryDevelops and maintain close working relationships with other compensation, benefits and recognition peers both internally and externally to ensure best practice is sharedManages the relationship with external suppliers (like Mercer, Birches etc.) to ensure the most appropriate use of salary & benefits surveys is maintainedBuilds C&B capacity & awareness in the Secretariat and all officesProvides an advisory service to all staff members on compensation and benefits issues and trains other relevant HR team members to address such issuesSets job evaluation standards and policies through Mercer IPE to ensure equity, consistency and compliance is maintainedSubject Matter expert on IPE for all WWF International officesAdvices and supports on Global Mobility framework and specific casesUnderstands HRIS and partners well with HRIS Coordinator and other HR team members in systems and process improvementsPerforms other duties as assigned by the Director, Human ResourcesRequired Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:A professional Human Resources qualification or equivalent tertiary educationAt least five years' experience of working in C&B role dealing with markets across the globeGood understanding and some experience handling international mobility from C&B perspectiveExperience working  with HRIS systemsKnowledge of International Reward practices and job evaluation techniquesIn-depth understanding of company strategy, operating environments and busi[...]



WWF-MYANMAR : FOREST PROJECT MANAGER #004/18

2018-01-29Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF Myanmar was established in 2013 and is working to conserve the country's biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife. The focus is on promoting green economy into national policies and to sustain and protect biodiversity and connectivity of the transboundary Dawna Tennasserim Landscape (DTL) through an integrated landscape approach, and of the Ayeyarwady River system through an integrated river basin management approach IRBM). Find out more at www.wwf.org.mm WWF-Myanmar is now inviting applications for a Forest Project Manager Position to be based in Dawei.Based Location – Dawei, Tanintharyi Region Myanmar, with regular travel to Yangon and Karen StateMajor Function The Forest Manager will take the lead on all WWF's forest-related work including engagement with and building capacity for sustainable forestry and potential certification schemes in the private sector, government and other NGOs in Myanmar. S/He will lead national work on forests with  especial focus on DTL (Dawei Tanintharyi Landscape). S/He willOversee forestry related projects in DTL on community forestryMap existing processes in the forest sector in Myanmar to harmonize and coordinate activities to avoid duplication of effort or risk conflicting strategiesProvide technical guidance and advice on best practice principles and land use planning processes in the DTLDetermine and develop WWF Myanmar's position and definition on responsible forestry, beyond forest certification, applicable to timber and non-timber forest production from natural forest and forest plantations. The detailed job description can be Downloaded. Required QualificationsBachelor's degree or Master's degree in natural resources management, forest conservation and management, environmental or conservation management, bioregional planning, development studies, or in relevant fields. 5 years of practical experience in leading and managing programme or project, 2 years of which should be in the related landscape or Mekong regionKnowledge of conservation and natural resource management issuesTechnical knowledge of forest certification, forestry operations, High Conservation Value Forest and community-based forest management.Thorough understanding of socio-economic, conservation and development issues in Myanmar and in the landscape in chargeKnowledge of the policy/institutional context related to conservation and the government agencies,  development partners, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector in the landscapeKnowledge of the realities of government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector in the  projectExcellent understanding of development partnerships, fund-raising, donor strategies, functions, governmental and international relationsLandscape/land use planning, and GIS knowledge and skills are an advantageKnowledge of WWF's PPMS is also an advantageProven experience of managing programmes funded by a diversity of sources including governments and aid agencies, private sector donors with annual budget of multi millions USDFluency in written and spoken English Closing Date: 28 February 2018 (Wednesday) Interested candidates should email vacancy.mm@wwfgreatermekong.org or send a hard copy cover letter and curriculum vitae in English to 15C, Than Taman Street, Dagon Township Yangon, stating the applied position title.  Email application documents should be addressed as Document_Your fullname. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.[...]



WWF-MYANMAR : Project Manager – Sustainable Production # 005/18 (Re-Announcement)

2018-01-29Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF Myanmar was established in 2013 and is working to conserve the country's biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife. The focus is on promoting green economy into national policies and to sustain and protect biodiversity and connectivity of the transboundary Dawna Tennasserim Landscape (DTL) through an integrated landscape approach, and of the Ayeyarwady River system through an integrated river basin management approach IRBM). Find out more at www.wwf.org.mmWWF-Myanmar is now inviting applications for a Project Manager – Sustainable Production Position based in Yangon.ResponsibilitiesThe Project Manager will lead the overall implementation of the Sustainable Production project "Catalysing Sustainable Water and Energy Management in Food and Beverage Industries in the Ayeyarwady River Basin", which aims to demonstrate and scale up green investments in energy efficiency and waste water treatment in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the F&B Sector.The overall objective of the project is: "Cleaner production in the Myanmar F&B sector is promoted, improving the sector's environmental performance and contributing to a 'green economy'".  In order to achieve this, the specific objective is: "As a result of policies, business support structures, increased capacity and improved access to finance, SMEs in the F&B sector in Myanmar are enabled to adopt sustainable energy and water management practices by 2021".  Overall project Management: Responsible for the management and implementation of Sustainable Production project and contribute to WWF Myanmar's conservation targets on energy and freshwater .Contribution to WWF Conservation Targets: Work closely with the Sustainable Business Program Manager, Energy Manager, and Freshwater Program Manager to ensure contribution to WWF renewable energy and freshwater goals. Work closely with the Sustainable Business team to leverage innovative financing mechanism to catalyze green investment. The detailed job description can be Downloaded.RequirementsEducation and Experience·               Bachelor and/or Master degree in economics, business, finance, engineering, environmental management, sustainable production or related field·               5 years of extensive practical experience in managing and implementing projects in development cooperation in the fields of private sector/ SME development, corporate environmental management, natural resource management, sustainable finance, energy management, freshwater management/waste water treatment, or related area, out of which 2 years should be related to sustainable production, preferably in SMEs·               Proven experiences in project management, including technical and financial management·               Experiences in leadership position & staff management·               Experience in facilitating public-private dialogue and developing a shared understanding, strategies and action plan·               Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Myanmar language is desirable. This position is open to both Myanmar and International applicants·               Proven experience of working in Myanmar or South East Asia·               Experience in Managing EU funded projects will be a distant adv[...]



Protected Area Advisor (PA Advisor) - WWF DRC

2018-01-26Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Duration of the assignment: 1 year subject to successful probation renewable subsequently.The Role:Under the supervision of Conservation Director and close collaboration with the Protected Area Program Coordinator the PA advisor will ensure:The development of PARAP phase II including the development of the national protected area strategic plan;Provide technical advice to the WWF PA programme in the DRC and establish links with the larger WWF network, including WWF Practices;Formulate recommendations to the Technical and Scientific Direction of ICCN.Main responsibilities: Programme Development and Fundraising Ensure the development of the Protected Area Network Strategic Plan of the DRC with main partners and under the leadership of ICCN;Develop the WWF PARAP phase 2 programme for the improved management, consolidation and extension of the DRC PAN;Ensure that the second phase of PARAP is conform with and adequately supporting the validated protected areas network strategic plan of the DRC;Identify funding opportunities (develop contacts, meet donors and partners);Develop specific proposals for identified donors (EU, GEF, WB, KFW, WWF network, etc.);Strongly engage with ICCN and partners at national and provincial level;Continue to integrate biodiversity conservation and the protected area network as an issue in other sectors as the land use planning process;Programme implementation Participate in the elaboration of annual work plans;Finalize participatory protected areas network strategic plan of the DRC;Define main capacity gaps of the Technical and Scientific Direction (DTS) of the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) related to PAN management, consolidation and extension;Support revision of the national list of protected species and the elaboration of the DRC fauna red list;Put in place a platform or a steering committee to ensure participation of main partners and orient further decisions on the DRC PAN; Support ICCN to capitalize documentation and standardize application of operational tools for best practice PAN management;Accompany the legal revision of PA categories and develop system to systematically identify key biodiversity areas;Support endorsement of clear procedures to gazette and "de-gazette" protected areas in the DRC;Support endorsement of the National PAN Map and submit updated protected area limits to UNEP-WCMC and IUCN's World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA);Collaborate to the PA natural capital valuation study;  Advise on the sustainable finance mechanism of the PAN and the use of the Okapi fund (the national PA trust fund);CommunicationsPut in place a DRC partner platform or steering committee on PAs in order to ensure a common vision and understanding by partner organisations of the new PARAP phase and the strategic plan;Help communicate on the program importance, expected outcomes and success stories to the WWF network and media by supporting the WWF Communication teams.Help develop linkages with WWF Network "structures" related to PA (Wildlife Practice, Protected Area Community, Landscape Finance Lab, etc.)Stay on top of the development of conservation trends (e.g. PA Certifications, CATS, PAME, Green list, CBD, CITES, BIOPAMA, etc.) and inform colleagues and partners of new conservation initiatives, approaches, strategies, etc.In accordance with the hierarchy, represent WWF in meetings and workshops.Required Qualifications, Skills and CompetenciesAdvanced university degree (Master or equivalent) in natural resources management, biological sciences or related field experience. A PhD in conservation biology an asset.Broad working experience in Protected Area management, with at least five years of experience in PA Network development. International experience, especially in the African conte[...]



Freshwater Expert

2018-01-18Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Make a difference to today's world. Join WWF.Freshwater Expert (full-time, based in Sofia) WWF is the world's largest conservation organization, with presence in over 100 countries and over 5 million supporters.For more than half a century, we working to protect the world's species and natural places, pushing for a more sustainable world. By working with local communities, governments, businesses, and other NGOs ­ we are defining new ways of working that will make a difference at a scale that matters to help redefine humanity's relationship with the planet. WWF Bulgaria is seeking to hire an experienced and motivated individual for the position of Freshwater Expert to join the Conservation department to contribute to our Freshwater conservation and protection efforts.  Requirements:The job holder will be responsible for:Providing highly professional expertise for the delivery of activities in the field of freshwater conservation and restoration, and in particular on the following topics:changes of longitudinal river connectivity (fish migration barriers, small scale hydroelectric power plants)extraction of sand and gravel from river beds, banks and floodplainsnavigation, shippingobstructions to the water flow (drinking water catchments)changes of river morphology  and other activities in the field.implementation of assigned freshwater conservation activitiesplanning relevant expert activities in at the project development phasedrafting proposals for work priorities in their fieldensuring external advisory expertise in the relevant fieldmaintaining and making contacts and liaising with relevant stakeholders QualificationsQualified candidates will possess:Master's degree in the field of hydrotechnical engineering, hydro-meliorative construction, water management and protection, hydrobiology, hydroecology or equivalent disciplineAt least three years of professional experience in planning and practical implementation of activities related to conservation, restoration and inventory of water bodies (research, reconstruction, modernization and operation of engineering projects for conservation of freshwater / water bodies, exploration, restoration of water streams, wetlands)Experience in interacting with different stakeholders concerned in the field of water conservation and exploitationFluency in English and Bulgarian (written and spoken)Very good computer skillsGood communication and organizational skillsAbility to work in a team We offer:The opportunity to make a difference – for Bulgaria and for WWFChallenging and fulfilling work in one of Europe's most exciting eco-regionsFriendly and highly professional working atmosphere in an international contextVarying tasks and independent work styleA pleasant working atmosphere and great learning environmentA competitive salary according to NGO standardsIf you are interested in joining our team, please submit your CV and cover letter in English to the attention of Tsveta Petrushinova, HR Manager at tspetrushinova@wwfdcp.bg no later than 4 February 2018.Please understand that we can only reply to short-listed candidates. For more information about WWF, kindly check our website: http://wwf.bg. [...]



Global Science Research Fellow - 18043

2018-01-17Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

OverviewWorld Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Science Research Fellow at our Washington, DC office (other locations may be considered). WWF's half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. The scientific rigor we bring to our work is unmatched in the nonprofit conservation sector. Building on this legacy, WWF is recruiting a Global Science Research Fellow to help advance the organization's mission to build a future where people live in harmony with nature. The Global Science Research Fellow will help shape and implement an interdisciplinary research agenda and apply it to accelerate WWF's goals in Climate & Energy, Food, Forests, Freshwater, Oceans and Wildlife. The Global Science Research Fellow will support the Global Science Team and experts in finance, markets, policy and practice to advance a coordinated effort that will deliver science and technology for tangible conservation impacts. The Global Science Research Fellow reports directly to the WWF Chief Scientist.ResponsibilitiesProvides executive-level research and analysis supportWorks with Chief Scientist to conduct innovative research and to synthesize research that delivers practice- and policy-relevant informationStays abreast of relevant scientific literature and shares important findings with teamConducts and supports colleagues in conducting research, analyses and synthesis, providing compelling written and visual information to convey key resultsServes as a radar function to identify opportunities and emerging science issuesSupports high quality distribution of research and analysis across the global science team, though learning and knowledge management channelsSupports development of proposals and reportsPerforms other duties as assignedQualifications A PhD obtained within the last 5 years  in a discipline in environmental science or related field (a must)Considerable research and analytical experience required, preferably in an environmental disciplineKnowledge and understanding of relevant, current research methods are a mustExperience in science communications and proposal writing preferredStrong leadership, project management skills, and excellent organizational and multi-tasking skillsExcellent verbal, written, visual and interpersonal communications skills in EnglishAbility to work collaboratively in a decentralized network with a culturally diverse and international team ** This is a one-year, term-limited position with a possibility for renewal. To Apply:Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page,  Requisition #18043  Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phoneAs an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.[...]



Sr. Specialist, Financial Accountant - Revenue and VAT

2018-01-12Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF launched a new strategy that harnesses the strengths of the WWF network in a shared vision, focussing on six major goals - water, wildlife, the ocean, climate and energy, forests, and food – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance. In support of this strategy WWF undertook a redesign of its international secretariat that will further unite WWF offices and its near 6,400 staff around the world. This will help WWF to build stronger partnerships across the world with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on WWF's ambitious goals. We are recruiting the role of Sr. Specialist, Financial Accountant - Revenue and VAT  for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.Location:WWF International office in Vienna The Role:Coordinate the monthly closing of all Sub-ledgers and Primary General Ledger in Oracle E-business Suite. Has a key role in the consolidation of a portfolio of WWF Programme Offices. Ensures timely and accurate submission of quarterly VAT returns.  Responsible for the set up and accounting for non-standard income scenarios.  Carries out special projects concerning VAT and Swiss GAAP RPC.  Main responsibilities: Responsible for the timely closing of the Primary General Ledger, including the planning and coordination of the closing and posting of the Sub-ledgers, calculation, review and posting of month and quarter end entries in Oracle E-business Suite (e.g. revaluation of foreign currency balances, allocation of indirect costs etc.)Provide support and training to producers and regional reviews of consolidation reporting packages, to ensure compliance with WWF's accounting policiesReviews trial balances, financial data and reports from a portfolio of Country and Programme Offices and prepares consolidation adjustments as necessaryGlobal Subject Matter Expert on accounting for revenue under Swiss GAAP FER (researching, documenting procedures, testing Oracle functionality, training Regional Subject Matter Experts, helpdesk)Prepare quarterly VAT returns and reconcile income per the returns to the annual audited accounts. Liaise with the Federal Tax Authorities in Bern concerning the submission, content and audit of the VAT returns and the payment of VAT due. Review VAT legislation and keep up to date with modifications to the law. Drive any process changes arising from changes in VAT legislation or auditsPrepare yearly claims for the reimbursement of withholding taxSet up and ensure complete and accurate accounting for awards for non-standard income scenariosPrepare and follow up reconciliations between Grants and General Ledger modules (income, expenditure, unbilled receivables)Maintain parent values for awards and projects in the Chart of Accounts for the Secretariat and Programme OfficesCalculate, enter in Oracle General Ledger and publish FX rates for all Programme OfficesCoordinate  timely collection of information required for accounting of royalties, carry out posting of income and accruals and reconciliation of relevant royalties accounts (such as undistributed royalties and Provision for NO Share of Royalties)Prepare and submit quarterly reports to Swiss National Bank for Current Account SurveyCalculate and publish common cost and hourly ratesUpdate & ensure compliance with the Internal Control System ("ICS") and liaise with auditors for the processes under own responsibilityBack up for Oracle GL Super UserCarry out other duties, as and when required, at the request of the Financial Controller Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:​An university degr[...]



Office Coordinator and PA

2018-01-11Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF launched a new strategy that harnesses the strengths of the WWF network in a shared vision, focussing on six major goals - water, wildlife, the ocean, climate and energy, forests, and food – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance. In support of this strategy WWF undertook a redesign of its international secretariat that will further unite WWF offices and its near 6,400 staff around the world. This will help WWF to build stronger partnerships across the world with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on WWF's ambitious goals. We are recruiting the role of Office Coordinator and PA for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.Location:WWF International office in Vienna The Role:To ensure the smooth administrative running of the Vienna Shared Service office and to provide PA support to the Finance Director WWF International and to 2 Board Committees and the Finance Community. Main responsibilities: Office Management (30%) Ensuring all office operations run smoothly, ensuring a well-functioning, efficient and harmonious office for all Vienna hub employees (including non-International Finance staff)Supervision of all office security arrangements, training staff as required and ensuring all relevant security requirements are followedEnsure that staff are fully supported and that work areas and equipment are safe and pose no risk to health and safety and compliance with all relevant workplace health & safety legislation.Responsible for inducting new employees in all relevant office, security and Health and Safety proceduresLiaising with landlord and suppliers including cleaners, DHL, buying office supplies as requiredDay to day supervision of operational IT requirements (eg Network connectivity, printers), liaising with International IT support as required (individual employees are still responsible for liaising with International IT support to resolve their own IT issues)Organise International employee meetings as required (ie when International wish to use  Vienna hub as venue), organising hotel, transport, catering servicesDraws up and implements office policies as requiredOrganising the shipping of documents as requiredMaintains professional and technical knowledge by attending relevant workshops as requiredResponsible for maintaining good establishment cost control through the yearSupports visitor attendance to the office, including meeting and greeting as requiredAssistance to the Finance Director International (20%)Assists the Director of Finance with scheduling meetings, organising travel, and other administrative tasks including the organising of visasAssistance in the area of Carbon usage tracking and reportingTakes on ad-hoc projects and performs other duties from time to time in support of the Director of Finance Finance & Investment Committee (20%) Responsible for all meeting logistics, issuing papers and liaising with participants as requiredTakes the minutes and arranges for their approval by Committee chairDrafts summary papers from the Committees to the International Board Finance Community (30%) Organises meetings of the community leadership team, both virtual and physical, and coordinates the preparation of background documentation and presentation materialsOrganises regular virtual meetings of the entire community and coordinates the preparation of background documentation and presentation materialsTakes and prepares minutes of all leadership team and full community meetingsMaintains the database of finance community members and other useful [...]



Public Sector Partnership (PSP) Coordinator, WWF-Greater Mekong

2018-01-10Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF Greater Mekong – on the ground in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam – is working to conserve the region's biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife.
We are looking for a Public Sector Partnerships (PSP) Coordinator who ensures that WWF-GM develops and maintains effective Public Sector Partnerships and ensures the effective coordination, monitoring, and implementation of Public Sector fundraising proposals relevant to the WWF-GM Strategic Plan. This goes beyond a simple funding relationship and seeks to build and maintain a true partnership arrangement between WWF and the Public Sector (information exchange, joint policy work, mutual strategic planning input etc.)
Base location: Any Mekong countries: Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia or Myanmar
Key requirements for the role include:
  • Master's degree in business management, conservation, development studies, political science or in relevant fields
  • 5 years of practical experience as a partnership or fundraising coordinator for a programme or project, 2 years of which should ideally be in the Greater Mekong Region
  • Experience in developing and writing project proposals to aid agencies, foundations
  • Successful fundraising experience with large-scale, multi-country proposals (2-3 Million USD at least)
  • Experience of advocacy and negotiating with Government and donors at all levels
  • Proven track record in successfully managing inter-institutional relations, preferably in government aid agencies
  • Excellent understanding of development partnerships, fund-raising, donor strategies, functions and international relations
  • Familiar with conservation and natural resource management issues, and with those in Greater Mekong Region is an advantage
  • Proposal development writing skills
  • Networking, coordination, and facilitation skills;
  • Presentation, communications, public speaking, and negotiation
  • English proficiency
 How to apply
Detailed Job Description for the position is posted on www.panda.org/jobs under Jobs and as attached. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae in English to recruitment.vn@wwfgreatermekong.org , stating the position title in the subject line of the email,  by 25th January 2018.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 "WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce."
 



Public Sector Partnership Coordinator, WWF-Greater Mekong

2018-01-10Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF Greater Mekong – on the ground in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam – is working to conserve the region's biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife.
We are looking for a Public Sector Partnerships (PSP) Coordinator who ensures that WWF-GM develops and maintains effective Public Sector Partnerships and ensures the effective coordination, monitoring, and implementation of Public Sector fundraising proposals relevant to the WWF-GM Strategic Plan. This goes beyond a simple funding relationship and seeks to build and maintain a true partnership arrangement between WWF and the Public Sector (information exchange, joint policy work, mutual strategic planning input etc.)

Base location: Any Mekong countries: Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia or Myanmar

Key requirements for the role include:
  • Master's degree in business management, conservation, development studies, political science or in relevant fields
  • 5 years of practical experience as a partnership or fundraising coordinator for a programme or project, 2 years of which should ideally be in the Greater Mekong Region
  • Experience in developing and writing project proposals to aid agencies, foundations
  • Successful fundraising experience with large-scale, multi-country proposals (2-3 Million USD at least)
  • Experience of advocacy and negotiating with Government and donors at all levels
  • Proven track record in successfully managing inter-institutional relations, preferably in government aid agencies
  • Excellent understanding of development partnerships, fund-raising, donor strategies, functions and international relations
  • Familiar with conservation and natural resource management issues, and with those in Greater Mekong Region is an advantage
  • Proposal development writing skills
  • Networking, coordination, and facilitation skills;
  • Presentation, communications, public speaking, and negotiation
  • English proficiency
 How to apply
Detailed Job Description for the position is posted on www.panda.org/jobs under Jobs and as attached. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae in English to recruitment.vn@wwfgreatermekong.org , stating the position title in the subject line of the email,  by 25th January 2018.



Project Administrator WWF MedPO (Rome)

2018-01-07Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Mediterranean Programme Office  in Rome ("WWF-MedPO"), is looking for a Project Administrator (PA) to be based in Rome who will support the Director of Operations and the Programme Administrator on the fulfillment and execution of the administrative duties related to the MedPO environment conservation Projects as well as on the payroll and logistic administration duties of the MedPO Rome Office.Main functions will include (at minimum)Support onthe preparation of new projects submissionsProject budgetary control and budget revision processes.Administration of donors and providers contracts.Review of project partners financial reports.Support on the preparation of the MedPO projects financial reports to donorsAssistance on the coordination of the logistics forprojects' meetings and workshopsSupport onthe organization of travel and accommodation for the WWF MedPOstaff andreview of mission expenditure reportsVisit to project partners in countries where MedPO field work is implemented for administrative checksSupport on settingup and maintaining the MedPO electronic and paper filing systemSupport on the administrative aspects in relation staff monthly presences tracking system and payroll .Support on the administrative processes in relation to the MedPO office service providers ensuring the respect of WWF procurement rules.Other project administration and accounting duties and tasks as required.               Working Relationships:Internal: Interacts regularly with, the  Director of Operations , the Marine Programme Administrator  , the  Accountant, and in general with the MedPO Team in Rome or  in the regional offices outside Italy.External: Interacts with a wide variety of people, including partner organizations, external consultants, donors, suppliers, external payroll consultant travel agencies, hotels, service and facilities providers.               Minimum Qualifications:Knowledge:          A university degree in Accounting, Administration and Finance, Economics, Management or related field. Knowledge of commercial, tax and labour legislation in Italy  (knowledge of legislation on  nonprofit organizations an advantage). Advanced user of MS Office applications, with particular regards to the Excel spreadsheets, and accounting software.Experience:           At least three years of working experience in F&A department in private or non-profit sector, accounting/audit or consultant firms. Experience on administration of projects in the non-profit sector an advantage.Skills and Abilities: Excellent organizational and computer skills, the ability to analyze, set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines .This position requires initiative, flexible, friendly and cooperative personality. Interest in nature conservation would be an asset.  Fluency in English and Italian (working knowledge of French  a distinct advantage). Availability to travel.Type of contract:  fix term 18 months employment under the Italian labour law with 6 months probation period and possibility of renewal at contract end.Economic conditions: will be communicated after selection of the applicants.[...]



Finance and Administration Manager WWF Adria

2018-01-07Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

WWF Adria , regional organization of WWF Mediterranean Programme Office (covering Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia) is searching for the position of Finance and Administration Manager to be based in the office in Zagreb under the direct supervision of the WWF Adria Director.The F&A Manager will take lead, with considerable level of autonomy, on the overall administrative processes of WWF operations in the Adria region (including Budgeting, Accounting, Office Management, Project Administration, Financial Reporting, Payroll Administration) and will be responsible for the direct supervision of the F&A team in the Zagreb head office (currently 1 accountant 3 project administrators, 1office assistant) and indirect supervision of F&A teams based in WWF Adria country offices in BiH, Kosovo and Serbia (3 units). This position will be also the focal point, providing guidance and technical support, to the F&A units based in WWF Adria partner organizations in  Albania, Montenegro and Slovenia. Main functions will include (at minimum)1. FINANCIAL PLANNING AND MONITORINGDevelops and updates the WWF Adria Business Plan and overall annual budgetSupports the preparation and review of new Project proposals in connection to Financial and Administrative aspects.Monitors and analyses budgeted costs and activities against the actual results and coordinates budget revisions2. ACCOUNTING AND BOOK KEEPINGMaintains and ensures proper functioning of theaccounting system in the ADRIA Office in Croatiaand provides guidance and support to staff operation on such system; Oversees the day-to-day processing of accounting transactionsSupervises the monthly closing of the WWF Adria books and the reconciliation of bank accounts.Ensures that the relevant Financial and Administrative Policies and Procedures are correctly implemented.3. ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTEnsures compliance of the operations with local laws and regulations and with WWF Standards and PoliciesSupervises the WWF Adria F&A staff, including hiring, career development, performance management etc.Is the focal point for the technical support to the F&A units based in WWF Adria partner organizations outside Croatia.Keeps relation with the banks and ensures the compliance with local and international bank requirements and WWF policies.Establishes and implements the system of internal control for the Financial and administrative operations.Supervises the WWF Adria procurement processes for goods and services in compliance with the law and WWF Standards.When necessary, performs on-site visits to evaluate operations of the Project Offices.Holds quarterly reviews with Project Managers and Administrators to review current financial situation based on work plans.4. FINANCIAL REPORTINGResponsible for the overall WWF Adria Financial Reporting processes including:accounting consolidation with the Head Office AccountsWWF Adria local Statutory Report, audits and taxes declarations.Individual projects financial reports.Directs the preparation of all audit trials (internal and external) for the ADRIA operations.                    Working Relationships:Internal: Is a member of the WWF Adria Senior Management Team (SMT) and Interacts regularly with the supervisors (WWF Adria Director and WWF MedPO Director of Operations), the supervised F&A team members (in Zagreb and other Adria offices) as well as with the other members of the WWF Adria SMT based in Zagreb and other Adria offices. Regularly interacts w[...]



Global Expert on Energy Efficiency M/F

2018-01-03Wed, 03 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

For more than half a century, WWF has been working over 100 countries to protect the world's species and natural places, pushing for a more sustainable world. By working with local communities, governments, businesses, and other NGOs WWF is defining new ways of working that will make a difference at a scale that matters to help redefine humanity's relationship with the planet.From numerous initiatives, priority areas and priority species, the entire WWF Network is focus on six major goals - forests, oceans, wildlife, food, climate & energy, and freshwater – and three key drivers of environmental problems - markets, finance and governance.WWF France (220 000 donors, 3 000 volunteers, 90 employees, budget of 24m€, 5 sites) is recruiting in its programmes department a 3-years short term contract to advise and coordinate WWF 3-years global programme on energy efficiency.Responsibilities: Under the responsibility of the WWF France Head of Climate, Energy and Sustainable Cities programmes, and in close collaboration with WWF global Climate and Energy Practice, you will coordinate and support the WWF global community on energy efficiency 3-years programme by: - Developing a global 3-years programme strategy and implementation plan for WWF's work on energy  efficiency - Coordinating WWF network engagement around energy efficiency, engaging WWF Climate and Energy Practice - Providing expertise and capacity building for the WWF network on energy efficiency and energy demand reduction in relation to regulatory and economic frameworks - Following the development of energy efficiency expertise, innovation and reports and thus act as an internal information clearing house on energy efficiency - Developing partnerships and collaboration with strategic networks and stakeholders to accelerate global improvement of energy efficiency - Supporting WWF work on energy efficiency in the context of the implementation of the Paris Agreement and its Nationally Determined Contributions - Developing common policy positions, programmatic approaches and technical messaging on the issue - Integrating energy efficiency in other WWF and projects, like on cities or energy access - Representing WWF in conferences and forums related to energy efficiency Required qualifications, skills and competencies: - Master's degree in energy-related topics, ideally with scientific qualification or similar proof of expertise (environmental, engineering, climate and/or social) -  More than 5 years of direct experience in energy efficiency projects and policy - High level technical and scientific competencies on energy transition (energy system, renewables, grids, climate and emissions, energy management, data and digital, innovation) - Some managerial experience - Rigorous scientific mind, and excellent analytical skills - Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and in French, and an ability to communicate complicated messages clearly to different audiences including through written materials, one-to-one meetings and presentations. Any other language is considered as an asset. - Excellent knowledge of the challenges and facts on energy efficiency and related topics - Great ability to work with teams and in different cultural contexts. Tried and tested experience of building capacity and knowhow in different cultural contexts - High performance orientation and ability to work in virtual team structures - Great [...]



Project Finance Officer

2018-01-02Tue, 02 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

From its origins as a small group of committed wildlife enthusiasts, WWF has grown into one of the world's largest and most respected independent conservation organizations – supported by 5 million people and active in over 100 countries on five continents. WWF-Cambodia is looking for qualified candidates to fulfill the positions as the following: I. Project Finance Officer For EU Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia A. Major Responsibilities 1  Provide support to Senior Project Finance Officer in planning and communication with all partners and its donor, EU, on finance and accounting policies and procedures to staff. 2  Provide support to set up and monitoring of internal financial control of EU project and EPL landscape as required 3  Review monthly detail transaction listing related to EU Project and provide recommendation for any adjustment if needed to ensure the correctness of accounting records and budget availability 4  Coordinates the budget preparation process with EU Project Manager and ensures the compilation of appropriate budget information. 5  Review and consolidate the voucher lists from all partners (ADG, CLEC, MVi), EPL field office, checking arithmetic of unit rate, unit number calculation and costs eligible before encoding the expenditures on monthly into WWF accounting system 6  Prepare WWF Phnom Penh voucher list for EU together with other matching funds if available on monthly basis with proper unit number and unit rate calculation 7  Review and follow up all outstanding advances for EU project on a monthly basis to ensure timely settlement of amounts due and alignment with project implementation timeframe 8  Review and provide feedback on EU consultant contract to Project Manager 9  Check and review details transaction listing for EU and EPL project 10  Ensure the accounting transaction is entered correctly in ORACLE Light and on timely basis into the accounting system 11  Ensure all disbursements are followed the required guideline and procedures of Donors and WWF - Greater Mekong 12  Provide other financial supports to EU project staff and all partners of EU 13  Make sure payroll transactions of EU project is correctly recorded according to the agreed project budget and support with timesheet 14  Review and provide feedback on EU consultant contract to project manager 15  Manage all outgoing contracts of EU including partners and consultant contracts and timely update in outgoing contract worksheet B. Requirements   Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or in relevant field   At least 5 years of working experience in finance and accounting management, particularly in budgeting, with international NGOs is desirable, Experience in implementing and monitoring the compliance of finance and accounting system, policies and procedures, preferably the context of an international organization and Experience of working in multi-cultural environment is an advantage.   Thorough understanding of local finance and accounting systems and laws and regulations, Basic knowledge of international finance and accounting standards, Good understanding of finance and accounting practices in NGOs in Cambodia.   Good knowledge of fund accounting including reporting requirements and compliances of major Bi-lateral Aid Agencies – EU, SIDA, USAID, and Basic knowledge of environmental and conservation issues in Cambodia is an advantage   General Skill as Communications and negotiation, Network[...]



Communications Officer, Marine

2017-12-21Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000

We are looking for a Communications Officer, Marine who will be responsible for managing communications activities supporting WWF's work on oceans. S/he will report to the Communication Director, and also have a dotted reporting line to the Head of European Marine Policy. Location: WWF European Policy Office in Brussels, BelgiumMain responsibilities:Develop, implement and regularly review the communications strategy on EU marine policy and contribute to the communications strategy on implementing the WWF global oceans agenda in Europe, the Fish Forward project & other projects in close cooperation with WWF national offices and Brussels based NGOs working on similar issues;Independently manage all project deliverables on communications tools and materials, including website, marketing materials, press releases, fact sheets, articles, op-eds, reports;Drafting, editing and proofreading texts (articles, reports, speeches etc.) in a variety of styles and formats; support the marine policy team in drafting and editing other written materials, especially for advocacy purposes;Liaison with external suppliers such as writers, printers, photographers; overseeing production processes including artwork and design; Media work: Identify opportunities for media coverage, organise media briefings, interviews and events; monitor media coverage in Brussels/EU and Member State level on ocean governance and fisheries issues.Media work: Identify opportunities for media coverage, organise media briefings, interviews and events; monitor media coverage in Brussels/EU and Member State level on oceans, fisheries and marine protected areas.Required Qualifications:Excellent spoken and written English; additional EU languages an asset;A university degree in communication, journalism, EU politics, or a related field; or extensive experience in communication, campaigning or journalism with a focus on ocean or environmental issues preferred.Required Skills and Competencies:At least 3 years of experience in working in communications and/or campaigning, preferably at regional or EU level, within a consultancy or in-house;Understanding of environmental and climate issues, ideally at EU policy level, an asset; enthusiastic about working on ocean issues;Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including extensive experience in writing and editing texts of different styles tailored to different audiences;Good experience with maximising impact of communications through social media (esp. Twitter);Ability to express complex scientific or policy advice with clarity;Good knowledge of media relations at EU level an asset;Strong organizational, time-management and multi-tasking skills and a keen eye for detail;Basic knowledge of the EU institutions and political decision-making process;Strong team player able to work effectively in a global network setting;Adhere to WWF's values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.Please consult the attached job description for more information on the position. ​How to apply?Please email a cover letter together with your CV, to recruitments@wwf.eu Deadline for applications: 17 January 2018WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.[...]