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Country Director, Zambia

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Board & Executives
Deadline 10/05/2017
Company Name WWF
Contact Name HR
Website Further Details / Applications
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Are you creative, dynamic and driven by a passion for biodiversity and vision for a world where people live in harmony with nature?

WWF Regional Office for Africa (ROA) is seeking to recruit a proven leader with the capability of growing an organization’s impact and building future leadership and talent in the organization to fill the position of Country director for our WWF Zambia office.

Location: WWF Zambia Office in Lusaka, Zambia

The Role:
The post holder will develop and lead a high performing WWF Zambia Office so that it is embedded in local society, is highly influential and relevant to the Country and plays a leadership role in the WWF network. He/she should be able to shape the conservation agenda of Zambia to deliver on WWF’s global priorities at national, regional and global level.

The appointee will lead the vision, strategic planning and institutional development of WWF Zambia Office as the leading conservation NGO nationally, regionally and globally while remaining accountable for the management of WWF Zambia Office and ensure it is managed effectively and efficiently in all key programme areas –Conservation Program, Finance and Administration, Human Resources, Partnership Development, Communications, Fundraising and M&E thus achieving WWF Zambia’s vision and KPIs.

He/she will report to the Deputy Regional Director, East and Southern Africa and work closely with the Regional Management Team for Africa. He/she will supervise the Zambia Country Office Senior Management Team.

How to apply?
If you have at least 10 years professional experience in a leadership role, 3-5 years of which should be in the Southern Africa region, with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams; possess an advanced university degree in Business Management, International Relations/Development, or other related fields and a proven track record in successfully developing, leading, and managing large-scale programmes and/or institutions in the field of conservation, natural resource management, international development, and/or other related fields. This is the ideal job for you.

See attached the detailed job description and apply with your CV and a cover letter addressed to HR Director-Africa clearly indicating the position applied for on the subject line to: careers@wwfafrica.org by 10th May 2017. We will not accept applications without a CV and cover letter. 

Work permit restrictions may apply. 

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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