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Marine Senior Officer - Relaunch

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

What we do
WWF is an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.

WWF Madagascar Country Office is looking for a “Marine Senior Officer” – open-ended contract

Location: Antananarivo

Major Function:

Under the supervision of the Policy and Technical Support Unit Coordinator, the Marine Senior Officer coordinates and provides thought leadership and strategic orientation on policy and advocacy and provides technical support to landscape programme teams in ocean related topics (marine protected areas, Locally Managed Marine Areas, ecological monitoring, mangroves conservation and sustainable fisheries)..

What you need:


Required Qualifications:

  • 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 organizational and prioritization 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.

How to apply?

Cover letter and detailed CV with telephone number for quick contact, photo, 03 professional references to be sent by mail to mwiopo.recruitment@wwf.mg with the mention “Marine Senior Officer - Relaunch”.”.
Full job description and specific template for cover letter and resume can be found on the website www.wwf.mg or requested by email at mwiopo.recruitment@wwf.mg
Deadline for application: June 12th 2023
Only preselected candidates are contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce