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Job ad : a Mahafaly (MHF) Landscape Manager - open-ended 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 Mahafaly (MHF) Landscape Manager - open-ended contract



Major Function:

Under the supervision of the Conservation Manager, the Mahafaly Landscape Manager ensures strategic direction, coordination, monitoring of and reporting on WWF’s effort to conserve the Land/seascape, taking responsibility for planning, implementation, and financial & administrative management of the WWF projects’ portfolio for the landscape.

What you need:

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in natural resources management, environmental or conservation management, bioregional planning, development studies, or in relevant fields;
  • Thorough understanding of socio-economic, conservation and development issues in Madagascar;
  • Knowledge of the policy/institutional context related to conservation and the government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, and the non-profit sector;
  • Excellent understanding of development partnerships, fundraising, donor strategies and functions, governmental and international relations;
  • Knowledge of WWF’s PPMS is an advantage;
  • 5 years of practical experience in leading and managing large-scale programme or project;
  • Proven experience of managing programmes funded by a diversity of sources including governments and aid agencies, private sector donors;
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural environment and international organisations.
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Strong leadership and management skills;
  • Excellent team player with good networking and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English; Malagasy language skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision and staying on task;
  • Outgoing, Resilient, Tactful;
  • Sharing WWF’s values: Courage, Respect, Integrity, and 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 “Mahafaly (MHF) Landscape Manager”.

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: 15th September 2023

Only preselected candidates are contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce