Major FunctionThe WWF-Myanmar Wildlife Programme Manager will lead the overall implementation of all WWF’s wildlife conservation work, including landscape-scale biodiversity surveys, wildlife protection including elephant anti-poaching initiatives, efforts to reduce illegal wildlife trade, and protected area management across the DTL and priority sites within the new Ayeyarwady River Landscape (ARL). He/She will act as the key Wildlife Focal point for engagement with the global WWF network, and will serve as WWF Myanmar’s tiger focal point and overall lead for our tiger recovery initiatives.Major Responsibilities• Manage overall wildlife programme• Lead tiger recovery initiatives• Manage elephant anti-poaching work• Identify strategic conservation opportunities across Myanmar working with the GoM, KNU and NGOs, CSOs
Requirements• Master’s or higher degree or other relevant qualification in zoology, biology, wildlife conservation, or related fields• Expertise in tiger and elephant ecology, science, and practical conservation measures• At least 10 years of practical experience as a field biologist in Myanmar and/or mainland Asia, and especially in designing and undertaking wildlife and other biodiversity surveys, conducting training, and publishing results to a high scientific and peer-review standard• Experience in donor liaison, fund raising, proposal writing for large projects an asset• Fluency in written and spoken EnglishThe detailed job description is at http://www.wwf.org.mm/en/myanmar_career_page/
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Fun working environment, 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.