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Rok za prijavljivanje 14. jun 2022.

Tražimo osobu koja zna da spoji odgovorno poslovanje sa misijom WWF-a i može da pomogne da mobilizujemo poslovni svet da se puno aktivnije uključi u zaštitu i očuvanje prirode i biološke raznolikosti u regionu Zapadnog Balkana. Trebam nam iskusni poznavalac korporativnog okruženja u našem regionu koji bi nam pomogao da uključimo poslovnu zajednicu u zajedničko rešavanje najvažnijih pitanja našeg regiona poput borbe protiv klimatskih promena, održivog razvoja i zaštite biljnih i životinjskih vrsta.
Ukoliko ste spremni da zakoračite u nove izazove i definišete buduću ulogu korporativnog sektora u WWF Adria regionu, onda ste prava osoba za nas. Ovo je potpuno nova uloga koja podrazumeva visok stepen kreativnog i strateškog delovanja u svrhu aktivnog povezivanja korporativnog i nevladinog sektora i traženja zajedničkih rešenja za razvojne izazove s kojima se susreće region.
Posao je idealan za osobu koja uživa da radi u dinamičnom i međunarodnom okruženju, ne boji se izazova i voli da uči. Ako ste spremni  da definišete novi segment poslovanja u našem regionu i znate kako da uverite i podstaknete korporativni sektor da se aktivno uključi u projekte za očuvanje prirode onda ste prava osoba za nas!
Ovo je senior pozicija koja podrazumeva visok stepen samostalnosti u radu, regionalna putovanja, te samostalno odlučivanje i ispunjavanje finansijskih KPIs organizacije. Mesto rada može biti Beograd ili Zagreb, nudimo fleksibilne uslove rada, prijatno radno okruženje i prilike za napredovanje.
Detalji oglasa su u nastavku:
We are looking for a person who knows how to combine responsible business with the mission of WWF and help us mobilize the business world to be much more actively involved in the protection and conservation of nature and biodiversity in the Western Balkan region. We need an experienced expert on the corporate environment in the Adria region to help us involve the business community in jointly addressing the most important issues of our region, such as combating climate change, sustainable development and protection of plant and animal species.
If you are ready to step into a new challenge and define the future role of the corporate sector in the Adria region, then you are the right person for us. This is a completely new role that implies a high degree of creative and strategic action for the purpose of actively connecting the corporate and non-governmental sectors and finding common solutions to the development challenges facing the Adria region.
The job is ideal for a person who enjoys working in a dynamic and international environment, is not afraid of challenges and loves to learn. If you are ready to define a new business segment in our region and know how to convince and encourage the corporate sector to be actively involved in nature conservation projects, then you are the right person for us!
This is a senior position that implies a high degree of independence in work, regional travel, and independent decision-making and fulfillment of financial KPIs of the organization. The place of work can be Zagreb or Belgrade, we offer flexible working conditions, a pleasant working environment and opportunities for promotion.
Details of the job are below:

Position title:                      Corporate Engagement Manager
Reports to:                         Director of Communications and Fundraising
Location:                            Belgrade or Zagreb
Starting/Ending:                 FY23/FY25
Engagement:                     Full time position
WWF is one of the world’s leading non-governmental and non-profit organizations for nature conservation. WWF has been established in 1961, and has representative offices in over 100 countries across the globe and approximately 7000 employees. The organization is proud of its supporters of over five million people.
WWF Adria is representing WWF within the countries of Western Balkans with more than 60 employees. It operates through the WWF Adria office in Zagreb (Croatia), WWF Adria-Serbia office in Belgrade (Serbia), and partner organizations and consultants in other countries of the region. To implement its conservation goals WWF Adria operates in the structure of different programmes (Marine, Freshwater, Protected Areas & Governance and Wildlife) which are contributing to protection of different ecosystems or to the improvement of governance of protected areas.
As an international organization, we support a working environment of diversity based on justice and mutual respect. We therefore welcome every application - regardless of ethnic, social and national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status and political views.
I     Mission: 

Managing the strategic partnership development of WWF Adria and initiate partnerships relevant for the plan and institutional vision of WWF Adria such as maintaining strategic partnerships with the private sector.
Corporate Engagement Officer will be responsible for providing strategy, implementation and technical oversight, recommendations, planning and evaluation of fundraising strategies and establishing partnerships with business sector with the objective of acquiring new quality private engagement on regional level. He/she is responsible for converting WWF Adria key programmatic activities into bankable and attractive projects of interest to corporate sector. He/she drives WWF Adria’s approach to corporate and business sector with an emphasis on transformational partnerships and income generation growth of Adria’s portfolio.
II    Major Functions: 
  • Developing effective communications and partnerships to position WWF Adria among businesses sector, to leverage opportunities at national and regional levels;
  • Acquiring new Strategic (business) Partners, to raise funds for the implementation of the WWF Adria goals and to undertake communication cooperation;
  • Representation of WWF Adria at meetings with companies (medium and large enterprises) and during key industry events;
  • Performing analysis of opportunities and risks of potential cooperation, creation and presentation of B2B cooperation offers based on the strategy of the WWF Adria;
  • Maintaining relations, ongoing contact, preparation of financial and substantive reports and reports for Partners;
  • Coordination and negotiation of partnership projects with companies;
  • Analysis and monitoring of the market situation, especially in the area of development of cooperation between NGOs and business, cooperation with the WWF network;
  • Ongoing cooperation with members of the WWF Adria team, in particular regarding the transfer of knowledge and feedback as well as providing information necessary for advocacy, communication, fundraising and reporting activities, including financial and administrative activities;
  • Participation in the work of other WWF structures;
  • Performing tasks in accordance with internal regulations/procedures/regulations etc. of WWF. 
III    Detailed Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Development of a consistent corporate engagement strategy, action plan, and budget that enables WWF Adria to improve efficiency and effectiveness of its corporate fundraising activity;
  • Performing analysis of opportunities and risks of potential cooperation, creation and presentation of B2B cooperation offers based on the strategy of the WWF Adria;
  • Negotiating terms of cooperation and concluding contracts with potential Partners;
  • Strategic development and oversight of investment and budget, to provide regular financial and donor reports, according to agreed KPIs. Creating reports and evaluation assessment for the Finance team, the Board and if needed WWF International
  • Regularly collaborate with the other colleagues in the fundraising department (Global Development Center), communications, conservation, F & A departments and works together with relevant regional and International staff, on the different relevant issues within the teams
  • Support WWF Adria CEO, SMT, program managers and project leaders in dialogue with donors and partners;
  • Performing reports and evaluation assessment for the Finance team, the Board and if needed WWF International;
  • Stay updated on developments in WWF International policy, standards and procedures and ensure Adria SMT, program leaders and other concerned staff are informed, trained and committed to corporate engagement. 
IV   Profile: 

Qualifications and Skills:   
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in a corporate role preferably with experience in corporate social responsibility roles, corporate philanthropy and/or corporate fundraising roles
  • In-depth knowledge of the environmental and socio-economic challenges across the Western Balkans / Adria region.
  • University degree in Business Management, Marketing, International Relations, International Development, or a similar track degree with a proven record of delivering tangible results and acting independently. Additional academic training or degree in an environmental / conservation field is considered a strong asset.
  • Proven track record in successfully developing or managing programs in the field of corporate giving, corporate philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, ESG reporting and engaging business for change
  • Proven skills in managing partnerships, including ability to negotiate complex agenda and conflicting priorities
  • Proactivity, independence, ambition and consistency in action.
  • Diplomacy and the ability to build long-term relationships with business partners.
  • Teamwork and networking skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and any other language of the region.
  • Identify closely with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.
  • Clearly demonstrate behaviours aligned to the culture of WWF: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly and Innovate Fearlessly;
  • Adhere to WWF’s brand values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging. 
V    Information and procedure

Are you interested in this position and do you recognize yourself in the above profile? Then we invite you to express your interest before Jun 14th 2022 by sending an e-mail with motivation letter and CV in English with list of two references to jmarkovic@wwfadria.org and titled „Corporate Engagement Manager“. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted, and for selected candidates interview will be held virtually.

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