Country Office Director Bolivia
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Country Office Director at our Bolivia Office. The Country Office Director provides vision and leadership for the WWF Program in Bolivia and effective high-level representation of WWF with key audiences to build strength and support for the program in its conservation delivery, increasing, WWF’s leadership and recognition as the leading conservation organization in Bolivia and positions WWF-Bolivia as a relevant country office, based on critical contributions and strategic support to WWF network.
Directs, manages, takes responsibility and gives strategic direction to all activities of WWF in Bolivia, to ensure that the conservation, communication, operation, financial and fundraising activities of the Program Office are successfully accomplished, ensuring, that all operating rules and systems are adequate and that the WWF Bolivia Program’s legal and reporting requirements are aligned with WWF’s policies, procedures and standards.
Applicants must have an advanced degree (PhD or Masters) in Conservation, Natural Sciences, Business Management, International Development, Policy, Sustainability or a related field. Higher academic qualifications may be substituted by relevant work experience. Technical proficiency in the field of Conservation, Natural-Resource Management or International Development, with at least 12 years professional experience, with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams and networks. Proven experience of minimum 5 years in higher management position and successful outcomes in public relations. Excellent leadership abilities and capacity to manage human and financial resources, strong skills in strategic planning, policy influencing, operations and finance, projects planning, fundraising, budget implementation and evaluation. Ability to work effectively with local communities, governments and private/corporate sector. Proven capacity to build teams, team work and deliver a team approach. Strong knowledge of Bolivian political context and a current network of contacts in country. Excellent oral and written communications skills, fully bilingual English-Spanish. Additional Portuguese basic proficiency would be desired.
This position will be based in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
To Apply please email CV of no more than 3 pages in English, including e-mail and cell phone, and a cover letter, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications: August 31, 2017