DTL Transboundary Landscape Manager

Bangkok or Yangon, XV 🇽🇻

The Dawna Tenasserim Landscape (DTL) of Myanmar and Thailand is one of the last great wilderness areas in SE Asia, and we need a high calibre, dynamic, and driven individual with a strong track record in securing large-scale funding and building partnerships to help us secure its future.
The DTL Transboundary Landscape Manager will lead efforts to address conservation action at a landscape scale, and secure financing to support the continuation of existing, and establishment of new conservation efforts in Myanmar and Thailand. The initial priority will be to cultivate relationships resulting in new funding for multi-dimensional projects as part of the overall DTL programme. Internal and external communications of the collective work of WWF teams in Myanmar and Thailand will be another key function.
 WWF Greater Mekong – on the ground in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam – is working to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife.

Base location: Bangkok, Thailand, or Yangon, Myanmar, with regular travel to project sites

Key requirements for the role include:
  • Master’s degree (or higher) in natural resources management, environmental or conservation management, sustainable development, or other conservation-related fields.
  • At least five years of experience working in an international context in conservation and a related field.
  • Experience working in SE Asia, preferably in Thailand and/or Myanmar
  • High-level negotiation, facilitation, coordination, networking and partnership-building skills
  • Demonstrated large-scale fundraising experience with public and private sector interests including sources such as GEF, UN-REDD, EU, as well as with large foundations and high net-worth individuals
  • Communications expertise and experience, preferably in conservation-related issues of landscape conservation programmes an advantage 
How to apply
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae in English to [email protected] with the subject line “Applications for DTL Transboundary Landscape Manager” by 31st October 2017