[MARMAM] Global Cetacean and Marine Turtle Programme Manager position

Valerie Burgener VBurgener at wwfint.org
Tue Dec 21 01:02:25 PST 2010

WWF International, the global conservation organization, is seeking to
recruit a
Global Cetacean and Marine Turtle Programme Manager 
based at WWF International in Switzerland
This position is based at WWF International in Gland (near Geneva),
The Global Cetacean and Marine Turtle Programme Manager provides
leadership and technical support for the development, funding and
implementation of the WWF Global Marine Turtle Strategy (GMTS) and the
WWF Global Cetacean Species Action Plan (Cetacean SAP) — two critical
elements of the Species conservation work of WWF. 
We are looking for:
·    University degree in preferably natural resources management,
biological sciences, zoology, or conservation biology;
·    At least 5 years experience in wildlife conservation, conservation
programme/project management or coordination. Experience coordinating
international programmes desirable;
·   Good technical knowledge of biodiversity conservation in general,
and species and marine conservation in particular, with understanding of
the major conservation issues affecting cetacean and marine turtle
conservation a key asset;
·   Experience developing fundraising proposals, and cultivating
relationship with donors;
·    Direct work experience with an international conservation NGO or
government agency an advantage;
·    Understanding of field-based activities essential. 
·    Good technical, organizational, interpersonal and team-building
skills essential;
·   Diplomatic and multi-cultural skills;
·   Fluency in English (written and spoken); excellent presentation
skills and ability to translate technical information for a
non-technical audience.  Other languages (particularly French and/or
Spanish) an asset;
·   Ability to travel to project sites is essential for this position.
·   Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic,
Determined and Engaging.
How to apply?
For more information on the role and instructions for applying, please
consult www.panda.org/jobs .
Application deadline: 31 January 2011
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