Senior Programme Officer Marine Programme – WWF-India (20 May 2019)

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WWF-India has a growing Ocean & Coast programme that focuses on livelihood & sustainable fisheries, conserving threatened marine species & critical ecosystems, promote sustainable development, marine debris & plastic pollution, as well as advocating for better policy and promoting effective management on land and sea. Within these strategic areas, geographic focus areas includes Gujarat, Kerala, Goa, West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Lakshadweep with an emerging program in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. In achieving our conservation objectives, WWF works with a wide range of stakeholders including local communities, NGOs, government agencies, research institutions and industry. WWF India is looking for a dynamic and committed individual to be part of the Marine Conservation programme at WWF India to help with the delivery of programme priorities. The selected individual will work closely with the marine team as well as with other cross cutting teams within WWF India at the Secretariat and in the States. The position offers multiple opportunities to interact with the global WWF network, get exposed to learning most recent conservation initiatives and pilot innovative ideas. Location: New Delhi (with flexibility for alternate strategic location) The Job Profile: The selected candidate will be expected to contribute to a range of projects and institutional initiatives while taking lead responsibility for specific projects within his/her area of expertise and interest. She/He will also play a key role in project and program development, stakeholder engagement, research & analysis and communication. Job responsibilities include:

  • Taking the role of project lead in ongoing projects related to marine debris, plastics and gear
  • Assisting with the coordination of activities for other ongoing projects
  • Playing a key role in coordinating and conducting social research for marine conservation
  • Proposal development, reporting and monitoring of ongoing projects
  • Data analysis and development of technical and policy reports
  • Engaging with external stakeholders and developing partnerships
  • Contributing to external and internal communications
  • Representing WWF India at internal and external events and engaging with the wider WWF
Network globally on marine conservation issues Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:
  • A Masters in Social Sciences / Marine Ecology / Wildlife Biology / Fisheries Biology, or a related discipline
  • 2-3 years of experience working with an NGO or similar organization
  • Knowledge and / or experience of working on the human dimensions of marine conservation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English with working knowledge of at least one other regional language
Apply Via Email to: Last Date for sending applications: 20th May, 2019 Submission Details: Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references. In addition, please share a Statement of Interest (in no more than 500 words). In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention “Senior Programme Officer –Marine Programme”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the short listed candidates will be acknowledged. WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged. Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.

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