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WWF-GM_ Regional Project Manager – Mekong in BALANCE

Location: Base in one of 4 countries: Vietnam, Thailand, Laos or Cambodia

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home - the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.

What we do

We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainably.

We are looking for committed, result-driven candidate for the position of Regional Project Manager – Mekong in BALANCE

Major Function:

The Regional Project Manager of WWF’s Mekong in BALANCE project will be responsible for providing technical and operational oversight to implementing country office teams in Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand. The position will ensure the effective development, rollout, coordination of implementation, learning and communicating and reporting of the program. The position will be part of WWF’s regional Greater Mekong team, and liaise closely with in-country Conservation Directors, who will oversee the Mekong in BALANCE larger program of work within their specific country office. The position will also provide technical support and cross programme learning on the four outcome related issues within Mekong in BALANCE and participate in regional partnership learning events.


  • University degree in environmental science, sustainability, water conservation or any climate change related field, a master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ relevant and demonstrated professional experience in Project Management of projects >USD$1M; Sida project management experience is highly regarded.
  • Good knowledge of Convention for Biodiversity (CBD) and the Kunming Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) and National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) theory and application. Experience in freshwater conservation highly regarded.
  • Experience as an effective manager working within a decentralized, multi-national network (or programmed).
  • Experience in partnership relations management,
  • Familiarity of working with governments, aid agencies, regional institutions, research groups and civil society organizations of various sizes and levels.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Inspiring leadership, team management and coordination skills.
  • Effective communication in both written and spoken English.
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply:

The detailed JDs are attached. Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Fullname - CV/CL”.

  • Please send your applications to stating in the subject line: Regional Project Manager (Mekong) - Fullname

The deadline is 8th April 2024

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

“WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.”

Job Details
Organisation Name:
Vietnam, Thailand, Laos or Cambodia
Application Deadline:
Mon, 2024-04-08