WWF Nepal, the global conservation organization leading international efforts for a living planet, seeks applications from qualified Nepali candidates for the following full-time positions. If you think you are an achiever and willing to work within a diverse team in a multicultural environment with commitment and passion for what you believe in, you are highly encouraged to apply.
SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER – INFRASTRUCTURE (Based in Kathmandu)
Major Responsibilities: The Senior Program Officer – Infrastructure (SPO) will be responsible for understanding the potential impacts of infrastructures on conservation and develop strategic ways to address the issue in an amicable manner. Under the supervision of Senior Director, Policy and Governance, the SPO -Infrastructure, will be a member of the cross cutting team, managing WWF’s work on reducing adverse impacts of infrastructures on the ecosystem and biodiversity.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree with qualification in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering with at least five years of work experience in infrastructure development, environmental impact assessment/initial environmental examination is essential; roads and hydropower experience is preferred. In addition, candidates with knowledge and/or experience in forest or natural resource management and climate change adaptation is strongly encouraged to apply. Strong inter-personal and diplomatic skills, and ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders including government, developers, donors, NGOs, and local community groups is required.
ECOTOURISM OFFICER(Based in Kathmandu)
** This is a re-advertisement for the position of Ecotourism Officer published on Both November 2016 and candidates who have previously applied need not apply.
Major Responsibilities: The Ecotourism Officer will be responsible for implementation of WWF Nepal’s ‘Business Partnerships Platform’ in Madi and closing of the ‘Restore Ecotourism with Growth in Langtang National Park and Buffer zone Project’. S/he will assist in fundraising through the development of ecotourism programs, projects and networking.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director-Field Programs, s/he will conduct regular project monitoring, prepare technical reports, and liaise with and update donors as required. S/he will coordinate and communicate with implementing partners, government agencies and other agencies working in the tourism sector including National Parks and District Disaster Relief Committees. S/he will support the program development team to develop new concepts and tourism products for fundraising to promote ecotourism in Nepal.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Tourism Management or a related field with three to five years of experience in destination planning and management is required. It is essential that the individual possesses excellent communications, technical writing and marketing skills.
How To Apply
Interested applicants are requested to download the application form from the below mentioned website and send the same with an application letter to the email address below no later than 17:00 hours, 1st August 2017. Please mention the position you are applying for as the subject. Emails without an application letter and completed application form will not be entertained. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed. Detailed TOR for the above-mentioned positions can be downloaded from our website.