I. Major FunctionThe Sustainable Infrastructure Programme Manager is responsible for designing and implementing WWF’s infrastructure-related work in Myanmar, with an emphasis on policy advocacy for more sustainable linear infrastructure planning and design. Specifically, the Infrastructure PM will manage all aspects of the project: ‘Advancing Sustainable Infrastructure in Myanmar’II. Key Tasks in Year 1• Mobilise advisory and technical capacity to guide engagement with government and private sector on infrastructure development• Undertake stakeholder mapping to identify key actors in infrastructure planning and build relationships with these• Build the case for better infrastructure planning: showing the importance of forest linkages, road-free /wild areas, and better infrastructure planning and design• Prepare Knowledge products to support advocacyIII. Major Responsibilities A. Overall Management • Effectively supervise the budget allocated to infrastructure work of WWF Myanmar • Support consultants or counterpart staff in organizing trainings, workshops and undertaking research and assessments • Act as trainer and facilitator, if required B. Partnership Development and Networking • Establish relations and keep regular contact with key partners at local, national and regional levels • Liaise and meet regularly with Government and investor counterparts C. Communications • Raise awareness among public sector institutions and regulatory bodies • Liaise and communicate activities to the donor and other interested groups, both public and private sector, inside and outside WWFD. Work Plans, Monitoring and Evaluation, Reporting • Develop the overall work plan for WWF’s infrastructure work and monitor and ensure its implementation • Prepare six-monthly progress reports to monitor all technical, financial and administrative aspects on the utilization and impact of all resources made available to the project and ensure all report requirements are metThe detailed job description is at http://www.wwf.org.mm/en/myanmar_career_page/?uNewsID=336700
Requirements• Master’s degree in engineering, natural resource management, land use planning or other related field• Proven understanding and working knowledge of policy/institutional context with regards to linear infrastructure, transport, road, railway or other related issues, preferably in Asia• Knowledge of the realities of government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, investors, private sector companies • Knowledge about road ecology issues and sustainable infrastructure planning and design• At least 7-10 years of experience working on infrastructure issues, preferably in Asia• Understanding and application of sustainability tools that can be used in infrastructure planning and design• Experience from working in other countries on infrastructure planning and design (with an emphasis on sustainable infrastructure), preferably in Asia• Experience of working with Government officials, investors, infrastructure developers, INGOs, CSOs, local communities and/or donors at all levelsClosing Date: 5th November 2018 (Monday)Interested candidates should email email@example.com 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_Yourfullname. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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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.