The WWF is run at a local level by the following offices...
- WWF Global
- Central African Republic
- Central America
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- European Policy Office
Interested candidates should submit their application, including CV, motivation letter and two recommendation letters (preferably from NGOs) by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 27 2019, with the following subject line: “ Policy Project Officer BiH vacancy application".
Position title: Policy Project Officer BiH
Reports to: Regional Policy Programme Officer
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina, preferably Sarajevo
Starting: November 2019
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 6200 employees. The organization is proud of its supporters of over five million people.
WWF Adria is representing WWF within the countries of ex-Yugoslavia and Albania with approximately 50 staff and consultants. It is operating through a WWF Adria office in Zagreb (Croatia), WWF Adria-Serbia office in Belgrade, and partner organizations and consultants within the rest of the region.
The Protected Areas for Nature and People II (PA4NP II) programme addresses two broad issues – the effectiveness of PAs and the issue of human well-being. WWF expects that the proposed programme will bring results on both issues, through mutual reinforcement, but also by addressing them separately.
During the programme period (October 2019 – December 2022), PA4NP II will be taking a multi-faceted approach based on five mutually reinforcing outcome objectives:
In the context of this programme, WWF works with civil society actors at different levels to support and strengthen them in their role as representatives of, and voices for their respective constituencies, as key actors in policy dialogue and decision-making, and in the development, facilitation and implementation of community-based natural resource management (NRM) and equitable benefit-sharing schemes. The emphasis is on efforts to support the development of their institutional and technical capacity to engage in and influence relevant policy and decision-making processes.
Required Skills and Competencies:
Internal - Works closely with WWF Adria Policy Team, other programs and office managers, and administration unit. Interacts with WWF Adria staff at all levels.
External - Interacts with programme partners within the collaborative external context.
This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.
To apply for this position, please send your motivation letter, CV and list of two references (preferably one from a NGO) by e-mail titled “Policy Project Officer BiH vacancy application” to email@example.com by October 27 2019. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.