Senior Program Officer, Water

TitleSenior Program Officer, Water 

Reports to: Deputy Practice Head, Water               

Location: Shanghai  

Main Responsibilities:

•    Coordinate with differentstakeholders for the smooth implementation and feedback from suppliers topartners, and to create and maintain database.

•    Develop the annual work plansand budgets of relevant project implementation.

•    Prepare the financial andtechnical reports as required.

•    Assist the colleagues tomaintain the focal partnership for engagement activities relevant to citizenscientists and civil river chiefs.

•    Assist the leader to facilitatethe multi-stakeholder engagement for larger impact through strategies toactions;

•    Study on the challenges andopportunities of multi-stakeholder involved bankable water projects with basincases.

•    Establish the regular workingmechanism with relevant stakeholders and advisors, ensuring timelycommunications and building capacities of the team.

•    Fulfill any other related tasksrequired by the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

 

•    6+ years working experiences,university degree and above

•    Proven track record of managinginternal and external stakeholders to influence and drive change.

•    Good knowledge of the major basins’ environment,community and sustainable development issues.

•    Good communications skills with both mediaand local governments.

•    Strong coordination and working withteams experience

•    Creative and outgoing personality,with a deep commitment to nature conservation.

•    Strong coordination, management andcommunication skills in English and Chinese (spoken, reading and written).

•    Good computer skills (MS Office,Email, Internet) and multi-tasking skills

•    Ability to quickly adapt to newassignments and developments.

•    Adheres to WWF’s values.

 

Program Brief:

 

This is for STP (SustainabilityTraining Program) under WWF Freshwater Practice team.  This Senior Program Officer needs to workclosely with the project finance officers, also needs to maintain a goodcommunications and interactions with other department like Corporate Engagementand Public Engagement departments within WWF China, and closely withdonors/funding agencies, governments, research institutions, financialinstitutions, companies and other organizations, as well as WWF network.