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WWF-Myanmar: Conservation Strategy & Impact Manager # 011/23

16 May 2023

WWF-Myanmar is now inviting applications for a Conservation Strategy & Impact Manager based in Yangon, Myanmar.

WWF, an independent conservation organization active in nearly 100 countries, works to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. WWF-Myanmar, established in 2013, is focused on halting the loss of the country’s extraordinary biodiversity and ensuring that human use of the country’s natural resources is sustainable and equitable. Preserving the environment in which people live and work is critical for health and wellbeing. Find out more at www.wwf.org.mm

Major Function
The Conservation Strategy and Impact Manager is responsible for leading and facilitating country strategy development and adaptation, monitoring results and impacts and highlighting successes, failures and lessons learned. Together with the Landscape Planning Lead and the Conservation Director, he or she will also coach and build the capacity of the country team in conservation strategic Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MPEL). He/she will work closely with the conservation programme management and implementation partners, including the Asia Pacific Regional Impact, Monitoring, and Reporting team, to regularly review strategies and work plans, design, facilitate and implement specific knowledge products and innovative approaches, and support learning.

Major responsibilities includes the sectors of Conservation Strategy & Planning, Conservation Impact & Analysis, Capacity Building and Programme Accountability & Network Relations.
The job description with detailed major duties & responsibilities can be downloaded here.
  • Master of Science in Economics, Development studies, Environmental studies or similar. The MSc may be replaced by at least 4 additional years of relevant experience in positions of planning, monitoring and evaluation or programme management.
  • Qualification in Project Management
  • Knowledge of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning techniques and programme management tools.
  • Knowledge of the most common techniques for quantitative and qualitative research in social, ecological and conservation fields.
  • Understanding of conservation issues in Myanmar.
  • At least 5 years of experience in conservation (especially in project management or M&E) or sustainable development industry, preferably in South East Asia.
  • Fluent in English with good communication skills in multi-cultural and Asian context. 
Closing Date: 29 May 2023 (Monday)
Interested candidates should email vacancy.mm@wwf.org.mm 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_Your fullname.
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.