Manager, Executive Affairs & Governance

Position title: Manager, Executive Affairs & Governance(高级经理,战略合作与管理)
Directly reports to: Senior Manager, CEO Office 
Location: Beijing or Shenzhen 

1. Major Functions:
The position holder is responsible for building up and maintaining an effective governance structure and healthy governance culture for WWF China by providing support to the Board Chair and the CEO and working closely with the Leadership Team and the CEO Office. S/he will be supporting the CEO to ensure Board members are fully engaged and their potentials are unleashed to contribute to the mission and objectives of WWF. S/he will coordinate and help to prepare the meetings and updates of the WWF China Board, its associated Committees and Advisory Council. 

2. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
· Responsible for the effective governance management including the Board, its Committees, and the Advisory Council, ensuring a seamless interface between various bodies and the Leadership Team
- Support  governance meetings (board meeting, committee meeting, advisory council and other necessary meetings) by drafting and managing meeting agenda, meeting minutes and other meeting material
- Coordinate meeting logistic including flights, accommodation and venue, making meeting appointment and other logistics with support from the CEO office
- Organize and coordinate with field trips, activities and events
- Coordinate and customize communication to Board, Committees and Council members by preparing communication material such as newsletter, LT WeChat updates and other materials
- Organize and coordinate proactive and timely communications with individual board members whenever necessary
- Ensure Board and Council members and their participation in WWF affairs globally are well supported 
· Liaise with WWF International and Network partners to ensure a health and effective governance structure is built
- Ensure strong relationship with WWF International and Network partner offices and their support to WWF China’s transition and development; 
- Identify opportunities for Leadership and Management Team’s exchange and learning with other Network partner offices; 
- Identify and facilitate various exchanges between the Board and other NO Board members and/or Chairs to leverage opportunities for enhancing collaboration, profiling and fundraising;
· Management of critical external partner’s relationship
- Manage critical external partner’s relationships; monitor and maintain organizational MOUs; 
- Support the CEO to develop new partnerships with business, government agencies and NGOs;
- Support the Board Chair and the CEO to identify and develop potential new members for the Board and the Advisory Council. 
- Promote WWF China’s brand and visibility among key external partners.  
· Support the CEO to develop and manage high value donors
- Manage regular updates and customized feedbacks to high value donors, including the donating board members
- Coordinate within the organization to ensure donations from high value donors are solicited, materialized and  evaluated
- Idenitfy, develop and cultivate new and potential high value donors
· Undertake other tasks as assigned by the Senior Manager, CEO office.

3. Qualification:
· Minimum 5 years relevant working experience
· University degree or above in management, marketing, communcitions or conservation relevant subject area
· Understanding of NGO governance is a plus 
· Outstanding coordination, management and communication skills (spoken, reading and written).
· Proven record of outstanding project management
· Able to work effectively with senior internal and external executives as well as with program teams at all levels of the organizations
· Discrete and able to maintain confidence
· Responsive, efficient and a positive manner 
· Capacity and willingness to take initiative;
· Creative and outgoing personality, with a deep commitment to nature conservation.
· Ability to quickly adapt to new assignments and developments.
· Good multi-tasking skills 
· Ability to work alone as well as a team player
· Ability to work under stress and complex environment

4. Working Relationships:
· Internal (executive): Interacts regularly with CEO and Leadership Team, and frequently contact with Management Team; Interact with staff; regularly interact with different partners within WWF Network. 
· Internal (governance): Actively engage with China Board members, its Committee and Advisory Council members and potential members; 
· External: Interacts with senior government officials, business partners, NGO partners, donors and VIPs. 

5. Contact information:

·       Candidates should send acover letter, CV in English and Chinese to
·       Please indicate the applying position in title, salary expectation in Email and send them in attachment.