Posted on 21 February 2013

Director – Conservation Policy

WWF India is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to work closely with the current Director of its Conservation Programme. The position will support theConservation Director to increase WWF India’s impacts at the policy level and will work closely with a team dedicated and specialised staff at itsSecretariat in New Delhi and locations across the country. The incumbent will provide vision, strategic leadership and practical guidance to consolidate and ensure the impact of WWF India’s policy and programme initiatives.

The incumbent will be expected to develop and maintain good working relationships with NGO partners, research and policy institutions andgovernment agencies and take the lead on policy initiatives at a national and state level. Donor liaison, ensuring effective monitoring and reporting as well as representing WWF India at national and international fora will also be responsibilities of this position. Playing an active role in the global WWF network policy programme is also required.
Interested candidates should possess a record of demonstrated leadership at a senior level and collaborative development and delivery of integratedprogrammes. Knowledge on national and international policies related to forests, climate change, water, protected areas, wildlife, and agriculture would be required, with a specialisation in one or more areas. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, the ability to manage a large and diverse team and strong commitment to WWF’s mission and values are also essential.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

  • An advanced degree in conservation, natural sciences, social sciences, international development or a relevant field;
  • Technical proficiency or experience in the field of conservation, natural-resource management or development;
  • Proven strong negotiating and lobbying skills at the governmental and intergovernmental levels;
  • Experience in engaging with business and industry sectors, to change practices and behaviours;
  • Experience in raising and mobilising funding;
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a complex organisation, with cross-cutting, multi-disciplinary, teams;
  • Ability to manage large, complex and diverse teams;
  • Ability to travel within & outside India, including to WWF-India fields sites; and
  • Excellent command of English (written and oral).
  • Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply? The last date for receiving applications is 31st March, 2013.


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