Conservation Manager, WWF Zimbabwe | WWF

Conservation Manager, WWF Zimbabwe

Posted on
20 September 2017
Are you creative, dynamic and driven by a passion for biodiversity and vision for a world where people live in harmony with nature?
WWF Zimbabwe is seeking to recruit a competent individual to ensure that the WWF Zimbabwe Conservation Strategy is implemented through effective project implementation and development.

Location: WWF Zimbabwe Office in Harare, Zimbabwe

The Role:
The post holder will ensure that a Conservation Strategy relevant to national policies, constituencies, and civil society, and aligned with the relevant Global  Program frameworks, is developed and implemented; Is responsible, in line with the Conservation Strategy and in consultation with project staff and all relevant contacts, for the development and submission of project concepts and proposals, and for continuity of project implementation, to ensure best practice in conservation and the growth of the conservation programme;
The appointee is ultimately responsible for the supervision and management of all WWF Zimbabwe project and technical staff. The Conservation Manager will involve himself/herself as appropriate in the hiring, development, and evaluation of all WWF Zimbabwe project and technical staff.
He/she will participate in Senior Management Team meetings and other activities, in support of the Country Director and other Heads of Department; coordinate and interact as appropriate with other conservation leaders in WWF Country Offices, members  of Practice teams, WWF Regional Office for Africa, WWF International, and other WWF Network staff.
How to apply?
If you have an advanced university degree in an appropriate field (conservation / environment / natural resource management forest / freshwater / terrestrial ecology); a proven track record in successfully developing, leading, and managing projects  in the field of conservation, natural resource management, international development, and/or other related fields and at least 7 years professional experience in a leadership role, of which at least 4 years should have been spent developing, leading, and managing large scale programmes with  diverse and multi-disciplinary teams in the Southern Africa region ( preferably Zimbabwe). This is the ideal job for you.
For a detailed job description, visit and apply with your CV and a cover letter addressed to HR Manager-Africa clearly indicating the position applied for on the subject line to: by 11th October 2017. We will not accept applications without a CV and cover letter.
Work permit restrictions may apply.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.
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