Position title: Programme Executive, Conservation – WWF Singapore.
Reports to: Head of Conservation
Start Date: Immediately
About World Wide Fund for Nature, Singapore (WWF)
WWF-Singapore is a Singapore-registered charity, founded by WWF International - the global conservation organization. WWF-Singapore works with corporate partners in Singapore for best practices in natural resource management, engages in communications and outreach to raise awareness of critical environmental issues and collaborates with WWF offices in the region to raise funds for important conservation programmes. The WWF-Singapore office also provides a hub for regional staff of WWF and supports WWF's operational functions. It works with government, business, other NGOs and the local Singapore community to spearhead efforts to build the region’s expertise in planning and managing natural resources wisely.
The Programme Executive will help to implement and support WWF-Singapore’s projects and activities related to multiple aspects of conservation, including palm oil, illegal wildlife trade, marine conservation.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Support project and communications work with fact-checking and use of scientific evidence as required
Organisation and coordination of meetings and workshops with internal staff and (where applicable) external colleagues and partners
Generate and analyse data and descriptive statistics in relation to a) work relevant to conservation activities, and b) project activities
Assistance in vetting project reports and new proposals for funding
Identification of funding opportunities (in collaboration with fund-raising team colleagues) and assistance in writing funding proposals
Fact checking and finalisation of communications and outreach
Support the delivery of the global palm oil score card
Attending meetings and recording minutes as required
Required qualifications and skills:
Bachelor’s degree in environmental or biological sciences or related fields
Demonstrated knowledge of sustainability, conservation and related topics
One year of experience working in conservation, sustainability, natural resource management or related fields
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good organisational skills
You need to:
Be a self-starter with high level of drive.
Be able to work independently.
Have great organisational skills, attention and dedication to details.
Be able to handle coordination of various stakeholders on complex projects
Ideally, have experience in project management and collaborations with external partners
Adhere to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging
This job description covers the main tasks. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organisational needs.
Interested candidates should email a CV and a cover letter with the title “Programme Executive, Conservation” to email@example.com.