Civil Society Project Manager, WWF-Laos
WWF-Laos is looking for an experienced person to fill the position of Civil Society Project Manager based in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.
WWF has been a strong, credible and recognized global force in the world of conservation for the past half-century as we have strived to deliver on our mission of building a world where people thrive in harmony with nature. WWF has been working in Laos since the late 1980s in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Our country programme office was first established in Vientiane in 2001. Since then, our team has grown to over 40 Lao and international staff and volunteers working on over 10 projects countrywide, with offices in Vientiane, Champassak, Salavan and Sekong provinces. WWF-Laos is part of WWF Greater Mekong Programme Office, which operates in 5 countries: Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos. Find out more at www.panda.org/laos.
The civil society project supports WWF Laos’ activities in engaging civil society organizations and community-based organizations to strengthen their capacity so they can fully exercise their environmental rights and are enabled to influence decision-making to promote sustainable use and equitable benefit sharing of natural capital and the ecosystem services derived therefrom.
The project helps to establish an enabling environment for civil society organizations to actively participate in natural resources management processes. The capacity building activities raise civil society organizations and community-based organizations’ skills not only to exhibit quality participation, but also to monitor those processes and contribute through relevant channels whenever necessary.
The Civil Society Project Manager supports the planning and management of project activities in SIDA-supported projects and leads the monitoring and reporting of project activities in support of all SIDA-supported projects. Tasks also include overall supervision of financial and administrative aspects of the project. He/she organizes project execution in line with programmatic objectives, engaging national counterparts and building reputation for quality design and reliable delivery. He/she is accountable for all project deliverables. He/she is also the Focal Point of the WWF International Governance Practice in Laos.
The detailed job description is posted on http://www.wwf.org.la/about/work_with_us/ and available upon request. Interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and CV in English, mentioning the position you are applying for to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 22nd January 2019
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
WWF does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.