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News Manager at WWF

Job Category: Administrative

Job Category: Policy & Lobbying

Job Experience: 3 to 5 years

Expiration date: 16 November 2008

The Pulp and Paper Footprint Programme has the broad goal of reducing the ecological footprint of global pulp and paper production.

In this role, the Manager will lead, catalyze, organize and coordinate the WWF Network’s pulp and paper programme. He/she will also effectively represent WWF on issues relating to the pulp and paper sector, cultivate high-level partnership at the board room and ministerial levels and ensure the synergy and integration of the pulp and paper programme with other relevant programmes in WWF.

The key requirements are:

* A degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. business, forestry, economics)
* Excellent knowledge of the pulp and paper sector and related conservation issues
* At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in an NGO or the private sector, preferably with the forest products sector
* Proven experience as an effective manager working within a decentralized network
* Experience in partnership relations management, fundraising and marketing
* Familiarity of working with governments, aid agencies, and NGOs
* Demonstrate leadership and supervisory skills
* Ability to mentor and develop multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams and individuals
* Strong oral and verbal communications skills
* Programme management experience and excellent interpersonal skills
* Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Passionate & Optimistic, Challenging & Inspiring, Credible & Accountable, Persevering & Delivering Results.

This position will be based in a WWF office in Europe (to be determined).

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and CV to .
For further information on this position, please refer to the attached job description.


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Source of information Jobs Euractiv
Geographical coverage Europe
News date 06/11/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH