WWF International Job Vacancy: Conservation Program Director, Phnom Penh - Cambodia

Conservation Program Director (CPD)

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.

All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

What we do

We are 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 sustainably.

WWF-Cambodia works to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife. WWF-Cambodia works on the ground and in partnership with Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Join the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organizations for the position of Conservation Programme Director based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and together we can conserve our country’s rich biological diversity, through sustainable use of natural resources, and promote new opportunities for the benefit of all people, enhancing local livelihoods and contributing to poverty reduction in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

The Conservation Program Director is responsible for the implementation of the Cambodia Conservation Plan/Annual Action Plan and Monitoring Systems (APMS) which is aligned with deliverables defined in the Cambodia and Greater Mekong Program Strategic (2021-2025). He/she provides measurable inputs to ensure the delivery of the activities of conservation strategy at the country office level. S/he manages the landscape projects through the Landscape Managers and other project managers and works with support from GM Regional Strategy Leads to ensure the alignment. S/he will also secure resources for conservation programs to ensure resource prioritization, allocation, and work plan coherence across the WWF-Cambodia program. S/he is also responsible for country projects that fall outside the priority landscapes.

How to apply

Email WWF-Job Application Form, your CV, and Cover Letter (max. one page for Cover letter) to jobwwfcam@wwf.org.kh. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of May 16, 2021.

The application needs to name the position title when submitting an application under the subject in the email.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, Ethnic Minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply and will be considered regardless of the requirements of the position.

We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or outside of work and imbed child protection in all we do.  Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse, and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and communities. We will use the referral process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with our expectations.