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Technical Officer for the Northern Mozambique Channel Initiatives (NMCi).

WWF Madagascar Country Office is looking for an Technical Officer for the Northern Mozambique Channel Initiatives (NMCi).

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 under the Northern Mozambique Channel initiative and implementing the related activities, and in the frame of the coordination of the initiative 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 marine biology/ecology, natural sciences, fisheries management, agronomy, geography, or environmental management, protected areas;
 At least 3 years of experience in project management with international donor;
 Experience desired in marine conservation marine or in implementing related project;
 Ability to coordinate diverse and dispersed international teams;
 Excellent computer knowledge (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

Required skill 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;
 Sharing WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging;
 Exemplification of WWF’s key behaviours: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, and Innovate Fearlessly.

Strive for Impact «I am results driven. Everything I do, the way I think, plan and implement is driven by a relentless search for impact. »
Listen Deeply «I go beyond my point of view and strive to see the bigger picture from different perspectives. I stay curious and listen deeply to what others have to say. »
Collaborate Openly «I’m a global citizen working for a living planet. I am constantly thinking of how with others, together, we can be more impactful. I work across boundaries, openly ask for help and share what I know, both internally and externally. »
 Innovate Fearlessly «I take risks to find better solutions. I measure progress and learn from mistakes. I share both success & failures. I encourage others to do the same. »

Full job description can be found on the website or on the notice board of all WWF Offices.

How to apply?
Cover letter and detailed CV(*) with telephone number for quick contact, photo, 03 professional references to be sent by mail to or presented at WWF Antsakaviro, Antananarivo or WWF Field Offices with the mention “Technical Officer NMCi”.

(*) specific template for cover letter and resume can be requested at WWF Offices or by email at (to be submitted in word or excel version).
Deadline for application: 19th August 2019.

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

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