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Job announcement : a Northern Landscape Programme Development Coordinator (2- years contract)

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 Northern Landscape Programme Development Coordinator (2-years contract)


Antsiranana, Sambava, or Ambilobe, Madagascar.

Major Function:

Under the supervision of the Conservation Manager, the Coordinator, Northern Landscape Programme is responsible for the coordination of the Northern Landscape scoping phase for the NbS-OP.

What you need:

Required Qualifications:
  • At least Masters level in a field related to environmental management, forestry, oceanography or related field;
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in programme development, management & coordination with multiple partners, preferably in the areas of forestry, natural resource management, conservation.
  • Experience in climate, nature, and people project is an advantage;
  • Good knowledge of the socio-economic and environmental context of the DIANA- SAVA-SOFIA area
  • Good knowledge of the landscape approach and the ridge to reef approach;
  • Experience engaging with government, private sector and civil society at all levels;
  • Experience interacting with donors and understanding of donor requirements;
  • Experience in project monitoring and evaluation especially on national MNV system for REDD+ , on use of field data including forest mensuration, allometric models, forest inventory techniques, is an advantage;

Required Skills and Competencies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in French, English, Malagasy;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit;
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Courage – Respect – Integrity – Collaboration

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 “Northern Landscape Programme Development Coordinator”. 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: 17th July 2023

Only preselected candidates will be contacted.

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