Conservation Programme Manager

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 a qualified and energetic Conservation Programme Manager who is responsible for the implementation of the Country Conservation Programme and contributing to the Greater Mekong Programme Strategic Plan. He/she will have the chance to lead and provides measurable inputs to ensure the delivery of an challenging and interesting conservation strategy and programme, implementing at the landscape level. He/she manages an committed team based in Phnom Penh but also in Mondulkiri, Kratie and Stung Treng Provinces . He/she will also ensure resource prioritisation and allocation and work plan coherence across the landscapes. He/she is also responsible for coordination with partners and representing WWF in national, regional and international. The position is to be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

What you need:

Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

  • Master’s degree in natural resources management, environmental or conservation management, development studies, or in relevant fields
  • 7 years of practical experience in leading and managing integrated programme, 3 years of which should be in the Cambodia
  • Proven experience of managing programmes funded by a diversity of sources including governments and aid agencies, private sector donors with annual budget of 2-3 millions USD
  • Experience of working and negotiating with donors at all levels, and working with key regional and international institutions e.g. ADB, EU, UNDP, ASEAN, and the Mekong River Commission
  • Thorough understanding of socio-economic, conservation and development issues in Cambodia
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Khmer language
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

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Interested to apply?

Email a cover letter and CV to WWF-Cambodia, #21, Street 322, Sangkat Beng Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh or via email address:  [email protected]  with the subject line conservation programme manager. Please state where you saw this advertisement. Please be advised that previous applicants need not re-apply for this job.

Deadline for applications: 1st April 2015.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2015-04-01