Head of Conservation at WWF, Singapore

Deadline: 31 May 2017

World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Head of Conservation in Singapore.

WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Head of Conservation will perform the following functions-

  • Take ownership of the conservation component of the WWF Singapore strategy, monitor progress, identify and resolve problem.
  • Become knowledgeable with  the conservation-related opportunity and threat to Singapore vis-à-vis WWF Network conservation priority  and advise the organisation on direction to achieve agreed outcome.
  • Build and assess annual pipeline of conservation grant programme/project that can best support donor/corporate aspiration in the area of focus of WWF Singapore.
  • Represent WWF Singapore as the liaison with the conservation team in those WWF country offices receiving fund from WWF Singapore.
  • Represent WWF Singapore on the steering committee of the Singapore Alliance of Sustainable Palm Oil and guide the work of the alliance.
  • Develop other such tool and method for sustainability as may be from time to time appropriate.
  • Network and dialogue with the relevant Singapore government agency on the local and regional issue to drive WWF Singapore’s conservation and sustainability agenda.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Higher degree in Environmental Science/ Sustainability, Natural Sciences/ Engineering, Economics/ Business or related field.
  • Technical proficiency in the field of nature conservation and natural resource management, preferably in the Markets, Forests or Marine sectors.
  • Experience of working and influencing Singapore/ Asian businesses and governments.
  • At least 10 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership and management position, in programme/ project planning/ implementation.
  • Good understanding of the WWF network or other organizations in the conservation sector is an advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WWF.

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