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Director of Operations, Asia-Pacific

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
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Salary (Minimum)
60000
Salary (Maximum)
80000
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 14/10/2021
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Directory Entry : Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world's longest-established international conservation organisation.
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Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.

We are seeking a Director of Operations to take responsibility for the management of FFI’s Asia Pacific programme and teams, including overseeing management of operational risks and enabling Country and Cross-cutting Programme Directors/Leads and partners to design and deliver programmes and projects that deliver our strategy.

You will work seamlessly with FFI’s Senior Conservation Directors and other Programme Directors/Leads to jointly shape and deliver FFI’s global conservation programme in the region.

With substantive experience in biodiversity conservation or a related discipline, you will have a proven record of ownership of, and accountability for, conservation programme strategy, management and operational delivery, together with experience working in Asia Pacific and a thorough understanding of the conservation landscape within this region.

You will bring strong operational programme delivery and management skills to the position, together with a keen understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which we operate. Your excellent communication, networking and negotiating skills will enable you to represent FFI and the Asia Pacific Programme within the region. Your leadership style and people management skills will ensure you empower Country Directors/Leads to achieve excellence, deliver programmes on time, to a high quality and within budget. You will be comfortable working in an international NGO and managing in a matrix-like structure.

Fluency in spoken and written English is essential. Fluency in languages spoken within our Asia Pacific programme portfolio would be an advantage.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within an international, impactful and ground- breaking organisation, at the forefront of global conservation.

For further details and to apply please click here

The closing date for applications is Thursday, 14 October 2021.

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