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WWF-Myanmar: Deputy Landscape Manager (DT) # 043/20 Reannounced

04 November 2020

WWF-Myanmar is now inviting applications for a a Deputy Landscape Manager (DT) position to be based in Dawei, Myanmar.


WWF Myanmar was established in 2013 and is working to conserve the country’s biodiversity and build a sustainable future for people and wildlife. The focus is on promoting green economy within national policies, and sustaining and protecting biodiversity and ecological connectivity of the transboundary Dawna Tenasserim landscape (DT) through an integrated landscape approach, and the Ayeyarwady river basin through an integrated river basin approach. Find out more at www.wwf.org.mm

WWF-Myanmar is seeking a suitable and qualified candidate for a Deputy Landscape Manager (DT) position to be based in Dawei, Myanmar to lead and advance the wildlife work in DT as well as undertake some of the current responsibilities of the Landscape Manager.

Major Function

The Deputy Landscape Manager will lead the overall implementation of wildlife work in Dawna Tenesserim landscape (DT) 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 DT, 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 DT. 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 DT.
And management responsibilities.
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  • 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: 7th December 2020 (Monday)
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.