Salary: USD 50,000 – USD 60,000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: Three-year fixed-term contract
Location: Yangon. Myanmar – with regular travel across Myanmar
Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.
FFI is seeking a Country Director to develop, oversee and provide strategic direction and operational management of its Myanmar Country Programme and staff. As Country Director, you will be a highly experienced conservation professional, able to take responsibility for the operational management, implementation and development of FFI’s conservation strategy and programme of projects in Myanmar.
You will have a strong proven track record in operational, project, grant and financial management at a senior level in a similar international organisation, and be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation and evaluation of projects.
Strong leadership and people management skills are essential to the role to ensure a professional and motivated team that delivers effectively against project aims, objectives and timelines. The role also requires a skilled and credible communicator, who is confident in developing and managing relationships at senior level with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, including donors and funders, and colleagues in Headquarters and across the world.
You will have a strong track record and experience in fundraising and managing funder relationships and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which FFI operates in Myanmar, as well as a commitment to organisational and legal compliance.
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The closing date for applications is Sunday, 19 August 2018.