Major FunctionUnder the supervision of the Forest Project Manager, the Project Officer will primarily support the implementation of the Voices for the Mekong Project (V4MF) in DTL. He/she is responsible for all aspects of project operations including planning, implementation, budget monitoring and management, reporting, and liaising with V4MF Project team in Myanmar and in Mekong. Major Duties and Responsibilities:• Liaise with V4MF Project management team in Myanmar and in the Mekong region, as well as other non state and government actors in DTL. • Actively engage in project team planning and meetings and provide valuable inputs in ensuring effective and efficient delivery of project outputs. • Help collect and input M&E data from the DTL and compile reporting materials.• Coordinate implementation of V4MF project field based activities and initiatives, including workshops, meetings, and related events• Supervise consultants engaged in the implementation of V4MF project.• Contributing to stakeholder mapping of non state actors within the DTL particularly in Kayin State and building linkages with Karen and other ethnic minority groups in the landscape• Strengthen institutional capacity of project partners in the fields of forest governance and forest governance monitoring systemThe detailed job description is at http://www.wwf.org.mm/en/myanmar_career_page/
Requirements• A bachelor’s degree in forestry or natural resource management • At least 3 years of experience in forest conservation and forest industry. Demonstrate experience of working with forest companies, government, NGOs and forest communities. • Experience in leading and managing project in the sector of conservation and civil society or community engagement in landscape management and natural resource management. • Track record in implementing projects funded by a diversity of sources including governments and aid agencies, private sector donors. Sida experience is an advantage. • Thorough understanding of development, socio-economic, political, conservation, and natural resource management issues in Myanmar• Good written and spoken English • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills.• Willingness to travel to rural locations• Myanmar language, including Karen is an asset
Meal or travel allowance
Fun working environmental, International Standard, Joined an experienced team
Training provided, learn new skills on job
WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is "to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future inwhich humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world's biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.