Wildlife Monitoring Coordinator, DTL

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Ad Details

  • Ad ID: 2944

  • Added: May 3, 2019

  • Location: Myanmar

  • State: Taninthayi

  • City: Dawei

  • Phone: 0095987 375587

  • Views: 208


Job Description
I. Major Function

The Wildlife Monitoring Coordinator will support and coordinate the survey and monitoring activities in the Landscape Programme and ensure other projects and initiatives are aligning with wildlife conservation goals.

Major Responsibilities:

1. Understand landscape conservation objectives and work with the supervisor to develop a long term suvery and monitoring plan for different priority sites

2. Ensure that the plan aligns with intergrated landscape management and informs key species and habitat indicators

3. Work with the supervisor to operationalize the long term plan for each year, developing a detailed work plan for each priority site

4. Support and work with partners to carry out field surveys and monitoring in the priority sites. This includes
a. Field training and hand holding the team on survey and monitoring methods
b. Ensuring proper and functioning gear as well as clear roles and responsibilities in the team
c. Ensuring all the logistics, permissions and timelines are coordinated with limited disruption to the plan
d. Produce and keep stock of equipment as and when needed

5. Work closely with GIS team and ensure systematic storage and formatting of data across WWF’s wildlife and landscape team

6. Analyse and generate meaningful insights from the data

7. Coordinate with other teams to ensure programme alignment. For instance
a. Ensure that environmental education and behaviour change work incorporates species conservation and reduced hunting and trade of threatened and protected species
b. Ensure that livelihoods and agriculture programme incorporates species conservation agreement and community based monitoring

8. Provide technical support to all DTL prject so that biodivetristy is properly captured

Job Requirements
Education and Experience

• Bachelor and/or Master degree in conservation biology or related field
• 3+ years of on the ground work experience in survey and monitoring
• Experience in collating and analysing survey and monitoring data
• Strong interest in environment and biodiversity conservation
• Ability to work under pressure and coordinate with different stakeholders
• Fluency in English language
• Fluency in Karen and/or Myanmar language is an asset

What We Can Offer
Meal or travel allowance

Fun working environment, International Standard, Joined an experienced team

Training provided, learn new skills on job

About Our Company
WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is “to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in
which humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world’s biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.
Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.


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