Posted on
15 May 2018

Based Location – Dawei Tanintharyi Region with frequent travels to Yangon

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 CSO Partnerships Manager Position to be based in Dawei.

Major Function 

The CSO Partnerships Manager will lead all aspects of social development,  CSO partnership building, and community engagement work of WWF' Myanmar with special focus on DTL, ensuring that all community-related activities are designed and implemented to achieve our biodiversity conservation goals. She/he will also manage the WWF GM’s Sida-funded projects and other CSO/CBO related programmes. She/he will be the SD4C focal point of WWF Myanmar and provide guidance to the WWF Myanmar Projects in mainstreaming, monitoring and reporting on WWF International’s social policies and Social Development Action Plan. She/he will lead the engagement and facilitation of knowledge and information exchange from WWF Myanmar across to WWF network and partners on social development and CSO engagement as well as interact actively with the Asia/Pacific SD4C hub focal points.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the delivery of current Sida/Danida, and Voices for Mekong Programme project outcomes, including all budget planning and management, work planning, and team management. Consolidate Technical Progress Reports as per project agreement based on reporting input from the project/component mangers in the Country Offices.
  2. Guide and monitor country office compliance with and delivery on the global WWF network Social Development for Conservation Action Plan (endorsed by the Conservation Committee in 2014).
The detailed job description can be Downloaded.

Required Qualifications

·    Degree in humanities social science, or international development studies;

·   At least 5 years of experience in social development project/programme/policy and advocacy work, including strengthening of civil society at local and national levels;

·  Track record in terms of experience in linking environmental issues with social development issues will be an advantage;

·    Excellent understanding of political, environmental and social contexts in Myanmar, will be an advantage;

·    Experience with organizational development and changes processes;

·   Familiar with results-based management and general monitoring and evaluation practices;

· Excellent understanding of development partnerships, fundraising, donor strategies, functions and international relations; 

Required Skills and Competencies:

·         Team management and people development skills

·         Strategic and innovative thinking

·         Presentation, communications, public speaking and negotiation

·         Networking and interpersonal skills

·         Fluency in written and spoken English

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

·    Respective Competencies: WWF Focus; External Orientation; Delivery quality outcomes; Building working relationships; Communicate effectively.

Closing Date: 29 May 2018 (Tuesday)

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.

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