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Deputy Landscape Manager (DTL) Reannounced

Dawei (Myanmar)

  • Organization: WWF
  • Location: Dawei (Myanmar)
  • Grade: Senior - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Agriculture and Forestry
    • Managerial positions
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-20

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Major Function

The Deputy Landscape Manager will lead the overall implementation of wildlife work in DTL and oversee and lead on key cross-cutting initiatives and projects of the landscape programme. This position will involve engaging with key stakeholders, strengthening their capacity, implementing programme activities in partnership, managing complex relationships, fundraining, and increasing awareness on wildlife conservation.

Major Responsibilities

Biodiversity surveys:

· Lead and manage all aspects of biodiversity surveys in DTL, including camera trap surveys, wildlife monitoring units, e-DNA, community based surveys (bird and fish).

Wildlife Protection

· Lead and manage all aspects of managing wildlife protection in DTL. This includes SMART patrols, capacity building and handholding, protection planning, data analysis, and report generation.

Illegal Wildlife Trade

· Lead all aspects of containing illegal wildlife trade in DTL.

And management responsibilities.

The detailed job description is at https://www.wwf.org.mm/en/myanmar_career_page/

Requirements

· Master’s or higher degree or other relevant qualification in zoology, biology, wildlife conservation, or related fields

· Excellent understanding of species and landscape conservation challenges and opportunities in Myanmar and/or mainland Asia

· At least 5 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, law enforcement and illegal wildlife trade

· Proven experience in managing complex external relationships including with government, and local communities

· Experience in managing projects and high performance teams

· Experience in donor liaison, fund raising, and proposal writing

· Good understanding of how wildlife, forest and sustainable agriculture fit together in biodiversity conservation at landscape level

· Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of Myanmar or Karen language will be an asset

· Knowledge of GIS and SMART patrol tool will be a distinct advantage

Closing Date: 20th September 2020 (Sunday)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae stating the position title and reference number in English by email to vacancy.mm@wwf.org.mm (application documents should be addressed as Document_Yourfullname).

WWF do not discriminate the applicants based on race, gender, religion or sexual orientation. ALL are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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