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WWF Bolivia
Job Opening
(Duty Station: Santa Cruz)

Job title:
Reports to:

Leader of the Chiquitanía Norte Landscape
Conservation Director
October 10, 2023

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Leader of the Chiquitanía Norte Landscape, for our office in Bolivia. We are looking to hire a passionate, creative, and dedicated professional, always willing to push the boundaries, a great team player, and overall, a good human being, who understands and appreciates the value of leading by example. And especially interested in protecting forests and collaborating with the private sector to achieve joint goals in favor of nature and people.

We are driven by the WWF Core Values:

COURAGEWe demonstrate courage through our actions, we work for change where it’s needed, and we inspire people and institutions to tackle the greatest threats to nature and the future of the planet, which is our home.

INTEGRITY  We live the principles we call on others to meet. We act with integrity, accountability, and transparency, and we rely on facts and science to guide us and to ensure that we learn and evolve.

RESPECT    We honor the voices and knowledge of people and communities that we serve, and we work to secure their rights to a sustainable future.

COLLABORATION  We deliver impact at the scale of the challenges we face through the power of collective action and innovation.

a. Required Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience in managing conservation and sustainable natural resource use issues in Bolivia and the Chiquitano landscape. 
  • Experience in fostering multi-stakeholder partnerships, business engagement, and policy change.
  • Experience with community forests management, especially with indigenous communities in Bolivia.  
  • Experience managing teams of diverse professionals.  
  • Degree in Agriculture, Sustainable Development, Business Administration, or other related fields is a plus with at least 10 years of professional experience.
  • At least five years of project management experience.    
  • Fluency or an advanced level in English is required.

b. Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Project management (design, proposal development, budgeting, project planning and execution, evaluation, and monitoring).
  • Knowledge of the national context related to conservation, environmental and fire issues.
  • Experience in managing work teams, how to motivate them and how to achieve better results by integrating individual efforts.
  • Experience working with the private sector mainly on environmental and ecosystem conservation issues.
  • Proven ability to deliver results with sharp team management.
  • Demonstrated experience in building alliances, initiatives or platforms for change that leverage the capacity of partners.
  • Evidence of agile proactive thinking combined with an optimistic approach within a realistic framework.
  • Strong communications skills (written and oral).
  • Self-starter, proactive, excellent communication and networking skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior government, business, and NGO leaders.
  • Strong team player and internal organizational networker.
  • Commitment to nature conservation and sustainable development
  • Understanding of the importance of working alongside indigenous peoples and local communities to deliver the best conservation outcomes.
  • Knowledge of policies and approaches aimed at safeguarding the rights and well-being of indigenous peoples and local communities.
  • Clearly demonstrates behaviors aligned to the culture of WWF: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, and Innovate Fearlessly.

We value
1.- Experience working in conservation organizations.
2.- Knowledge of the Chiquitano culture and landscape context.

If you wish to apply for this position, please read the complete TORs in the following link: TRABAJA CON NOSOTROS | WWF.To apply please send a signed cover letter in English, indicating your motivation for this position and your salary pretension (required), attaching your CV (no more than 4 pages, no need to include supporting documents), with three work references, until October 22 of 2023, to the email:  with the reference: Leader of the Chiquitanía Norte Landscape.

Our Mission is to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.

WWF is an equitable employer.



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