Country Director WWF Cameroon

WWF is currently accepting applications from outstanding individuals with a passion for nature conservation to fill the position of Country Director of the Cameroon Country Programme Office.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and ensures that the WWF Cameroon Country Office is managed effectively and efficiently in all key areas: Conservation, Finance and Administration, People Management Development, Partnership Development and Communications.

  • Promotes the vision and objectives of the WWF CARPO Strategic Plan in Cameroon to external and WWF stakeholders, and participates in strategic partnership-building/ fundraising approaches

  • Establishes and implements effective internal organizational / management structures, policies, and processes

  • Ensures that WWF Cameroon legal and reporting requirements are met , and adhere to WWF policies, procedures, standards and ethics

  • Provides leadership in program and planning to deliver against regional strategies

  • Provides leadership to the country office’s senior staff to ensure effective implementation of country specific component of the Strategic Plan, effective engagement with national partners and constituencies, and effective relationship management with NOs and donors

  • Provides timely technical and financial reporting to donors, the Representative, and all relevant targets of the WWF Network, according to agreed standards

  • Ensures appropriate high-quality staffing of the WWF Cameroon Office,

  • Ensures appropriate and comprehensive Human Resources Policies /practices are developed, managed, and implemented,

  • Performance manages and develop Cameroon teams

  • Represents WWF in Cameroon, as delegated by the Regional Representative, particularly vis à vis partners and state institutions

    Requirements:

  • Advanced University degree in Business Management, International Relations /Development, Environmental /Conservation Management, or other related fields

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in a leadership role, preferably in Africa , with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams

  • Excellent leadership abilities and capacity to manage human and financial resources, with experience in leading change and driving the vision of the organization

  • Excellent team management skills and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated fundraising skills, and experience working with donors

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating strategic plans,

    Deadline: 30th August

    For more information and application, visit: Country Director WWF Cameroon Website

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