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Technical Officer NMCi - fixed-term (1 year renewable)

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 an Technical Officer NMCi - fixed-term (1 year renewable)

Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Major Function:

Under the supervision of the NMCi Leader, the Technical Officer’s main task is to ensure the management and coordination of projects and programmes related to blue economy, ocean governance, marine spatial planning, and CSO empowerment, under the NMCi.
He/she will often have to implement the related activities, while being involved in the other NMCi projects and in coordination with other endeavors undertaken by governments, partners and communities in the NMC countries and in the WIO region in general. He/she is full part of the NMCi regional coordination unit.

What you need:

Required Qualifications:

 At least Masters level in a field related to blue economy, marine spatial planning, ocean governance, marine biology/ecology, natural sciences, fisheries management, agronomy, geography, or environmental management;
 At least 3 years of experience in project management with international donor;
 Experience desired in marine conservation or in implementing related project;
 Ability to coordinate diverse and dispersed international teams;
 Excellent computer knowledge (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

Required Skills and Competencies

 Good analysis capacity;
 Good interpersonal skills, capacity to operate at different levels (with local communities, authorities, and various partners);
 Good writing capacity and oral communication in Malagasy, French and English;
 Ability to frequent travels, and to field conditions if needed;
 Strong adaptive capacity, active, thorough, methodical and responsible;
 Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization:
 Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration;
 Exemplification of WWF’s key behaviours: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, and Innovate Fearlessly
Full job description can be found on the website www.wwf.mg. or requested by mail to 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 “Technical Officer NMCi”.

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: 28th May 2021.

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