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Senior Officer, Marine Biodiversity

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 03/11/2015
Company Name WWF
Contact Name HR
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Environmental and Wildlife Jobs with WWF. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
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Under the supervision of the Conservation Manager, the Senior Marine Biodiversity Officer provides thought leadership and scientific and technical support to seascape programme teams on marine biodiversity conservation tools (mainly protected areas, Locally Managed Marine Areas, ecological monitoring) as needed to achieve the outcomes of the 2015-2020 strategic plan.

What you need:

Required Qualifications and experiences :

  • At least Masters’ level in marine biology, environment, forestry or equivalent
  • At least 7 years’ experience in leading and implementing conservation programmes
  • Positive experience in managing donor-funded programmes
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, fluency in Malagasy, French and English languages
  • GIS capacity would be an advantage
  • Excellent computer knowledge (word-processing, spread sheet, e-mail…)

Required Skills and Competencies :

  • Good knowledge of the WIO region
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation competence
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proactive attitude and ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent team player with good networking and interpersonal skills 
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Sharing WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined, And Engaging.

Full job description can be found on the website www.wwf.mg or on the notice board of all WWF Offices.

How to apply?

Cover letter and detailed CV(*) with telephone number for quick contact, photo, 03 professional references to be sent by mail to recruitment@wwf.mg or presented at WWF Antsakaviro, Antananarivo or WWF Field Offices with the mention “Senior Officer, Marine Biodiversity”. (*) specific template for cover letter and resume is available on www.wwf.mg or can be requested at WWF Offices.

Deadline for application:

November 3,  2015.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

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