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Anti-corruption & Wildlife Trafficking Advocacy Specialist – Consultant


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 an Anti-corruption & Wildlife Trafficking Advocacy Specialist –
Consultant (1 year renewable)

Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Major Function:

Under the supervision of the Chief of Party Anti-corruption and Combatting Wildlife Trafficking Activity Project, the
Anti-corruption & Wildlife Trafficking Advocacy Specialist is responsible for the successful implementation of the
activity’s strategic and operational interventions related to advocacy. For this purpose, the specialist coordinates,
advises and supports the Activity in the development and implementation of all strategy, approaches and actions
related to advocacy.
The consultant will furnish leadership to relevant Activity staff and partners, and provide direction to all tasks related to advocacy activities.

What you need:

Required Qualifications:
  • At least a master’s-level degree in environmental science, planning, political science, law, journalism or equivalent;
  • Solid experience in advocacy for good environmental governance (development and implementation of advocacy plans, mobilization of stakeholders and resources, research and practice of innovative advocacy tactics, ...);
  • Proven experience in stakeholder capacity building on advocacy, preferably in the field of environment and natural resources;
  • Good knowledge of environmental context and issues posed by corruption in Madagascar;
  • Good understanding of advocacy roles of environmental coalition and/or environmental civil society organizations (CSOs);

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Good facilitation, analysis, design and writing skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills in addressing wildlife and/or timber trafficking challenges in Madagascar;
  • Proven ability to interact with multiple actors working on advocacy;
  • Good knowledge of French required
  • Good knowledge of English an asset;
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are: Courage, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration;
  • Adherence to the following behaviors: strive for impact, collaborate openly, listen deeply and innovate fearlessly
Full job description can be found on the website www.wwf.mg or requested by mail to mwiopo.recruitment@wwf.mg

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 “Anti-corruption & Wildlife Trafficking Advocacy

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: August 30th 2021.
Only preselected candidates are contacted.

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

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