Posted on 10 October 2019
Conservation Programme Manager, WWF-Laos (Re-Advertise)
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WWF has been working in Laos since the late 1980s in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Our country programme office was first established in Vientiane in 2001. Since then, our team has grown to over 40 Lao, international and volunteer staff working on over 10 projects countrywide with offices in Vientiane, Champassak, Salavan and Sekong provinces. Find out more at http://www.wwf.org.la/.
WWF’s vision for Laos is that the human footprint stays within the country’s capacity to maintain the full spectrum of biological diversity and ecosystems, and the key services they provide, to enhance Lao people’s livelihood resilience and contribute to the sustainable conservation of the overall ecological integrity of the Greater Mekong Region.
WWF Laos is now looking for an experienced candidate to fill the position of Conservation Programme Manager based in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.
What does the Conservation Programme Manager do?
The Conservation Programme Manager (CPM) is responsible for coordinating the implementation of WWF-Laos’ projects so that they deliver the results WWF-Laos has committed to in its contractual agreements with project beneficiaries in Laos and to its donors. As a member of the Country Management Team (CMT), the CPM shares responsibility for the overall performance of the Country Programme. Key specific responsibilities include:
- Provide supervision and guidance to Wildlife, Freshwater and Forest Conservation Practice Coordinators as well as Project Managers;
- Support the efforts of the WWF-Laos Conservation Team in policy;
- Ensure projects act in accordance to policies and procedures to drive conservation impact;
- Provide input to and review project proposals and technical project;
- Ensure monthly monitoring reports are produced by each Project Manager and provide timely feedback;
- Build and maintain networks and partnerships on biodiversity conservation, etc.
Desired profile of applicants:
- Master’s degree in wildlife conservation, development studies or in relevant fields;
- Qualification in project management, and/or in monitoring and evaluation, preferred.
- At least 5 years of practical experience in managing programmes or large projects;
- Proven experience in the fields of biodiversity conservation;
Very good written and spoken English and Lao languages;
dhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging;
Essential WWF behaviour for such a position: Strive for impact, Listen deeply, Collaborate openly and Innovate fearlessly, etc.
The detailed job description is posted on http://www.wwf.org.la/about/work_with_us/ and available upon request. Interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and CV, in English language, to email@example.com, indicating the name of the position applied for in the email subject.
Closing date: October 21st, 2019
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
WWF does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.