The Head of Wildlife will be responsible for the overall strategic implementation of WWF Myanmar’s species conservation and illegal wildlife trade work. This includes the strategic direction of the wildlife programme and high-level technical lead of the overall protected area, biodiversity monitoring and law enforcement work. Furthermore, integration with other programmes, strategic partnerships with other organizations to address priority wildlife issues, landscape-scale biodiversity surveys, wildlife protection including elephant anti-poaching initiatives, and efforts to reduce illegal wildlife trade. He/she will also advance and support conservation corridor planning and effective protected area management across the Dawna Tenasserim Landscape (DTL) and priority sites within the new Ayeyarwady River Landscape (ARL) and Central Elephant Landscape (CEL). He/She will act as the key Wildlife Focal point for engagement with the global WWF network, and will serve as WWF Myanmar’s tiger focal point and overall lead for our tiger recovery initiative. He/she will also provide technical guidance to the Deputy Landscape Manager of DTL to deliver coordinated and effective wildlife conservation work in DTL.
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Closing Date: 5 November 2020 (Thursday)