Landscape Conservation Manager | ReliefWeb

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Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in natural resource management, environmental or conservation management, bioregional planning, development studies, or relevant fields.
  • Qualification and/or extensive experience in project management

Knowledge and Experience

  • Thorough understanding of socio-economic, conservation and development issues in Myanmar.
  • Knowledge of the policy/institutional context related to conservation and the government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector in the landscape.
  • 7 years of practical experience in leading and managing programmes or projects, 2 years of which should be related to landscape management
  • Excellent understanding of development partnerships, fund-raising, donor strategies, functions, governmental and international relations
  • Proven experience of managing programmes funded by a diversity of sources including governments and aid agencies, private sector donors with annual budget of multi millions USD
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural environment and international organisations

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong managerial skills including, planning, recruiting, motivating team members, delivering quality outcomes and financial management of large projects.
  • Technical/professional knowledge and skills about protected area management, community management, environmental conventions and legislation.
  • Networking, building working relationships with various stakeholders and communicating effectively
  • Strategic thinking and ability to deliver constructive feedback.

Desirable skills and competencies:

  • Knowledge of Myanmar and Karen languages.
  • GIS and spatial planning tools and techniques

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