Deputy Landscape Manager (Reannounced)

WWF , Myanmar
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Job Summary

Job Description

Major Function

The Deputy Landscape Manager will lead the overall implementation of wildlife work in Dawna Tenesserim landscape (DT) and oversee and lead on key cross-cutting initiatives and projects of the landscape programme. This position will involve engaging with key stakeholders, strengthening their capacity, implementing programme activities in partnership, managing complex relationships, fundraining, and increasing awareness on wildlife conservation.

Major Responsibilities

Biodiversity surveys:

· Lead and manage all aspects of biodiversity surveys in DT, including camera trap surveys, wildlife monitoring units, e-DNA, community based surveys (bird and fish).

Wildlife Protection

· Lead and manage all aspects of managing wildlife protection in DT. This includes SMART patrols, capacity building and handholding, protection planning, data analysis, and report generation.

Illegal Wildlife Trade

· Lead all aspects of containing illegal wildlife trade in DT.

And management responsibilities.

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· Master’s or higher degree or other relevant qualification in zoology, biology, wildlife conservation, or related fields

· Excellent understanding of species and landscape conservation challenges and opportunities in Myanmar and/or mainland Asia

· At least 5 years of practical experience as a field biologist in Myanmar and/or mainland Asia, and especially in designing and undertaking wildlife and other biodiversity surveys, law enforcement and illegal wildlife trade

· Proven experience in managing complex external relationships including with government, and local communities

· Experience in managing projects and high performance teams

· Experience in donor liaison, fund raising, and proposal writing

· Good understanding of how wildlife, forest and sustainable agriculture fit together in biodiversity conservation at landscape level

· Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of Myanmar or Karen language will be an asset

· Knowledge of GIS and SMART patrol tool will be a distinct advantage