Conservation Officer, Deep Bay Wetlands (1-Year Contract)

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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22 days ago

WWF is a global conservation organization, with a global network active in more than 100 countries. WWF’s mission is to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF-Hong Kong has been working since 1981 to deliver solutions for sustainable living and protection of biodiversity through Conservation, Carbon Footprint and Education programmes. For more information, please visit: wwf.org.hk

Transforming Hong Kong into Asia’s most sustainable city. That’s our vision and together we can make a difference and build a future where people and nature thrive.

We need knowledgeable, talented people who are passionate about engaging and inspiring others. People who share our optimism that it’s possible to change the world for the better. People who are determined to make a difference.

Are you one of those people? Then we’d love you to join us as

Principal Functions:
Study the feasibility of implementing proactive conservation management on potential new Biodiversity Management Zones (BMZs) adjacent to Mai Po Nature Reserve and within the Wetland Conservation Area so as to support WWF’s vision to propose to the Hong Kong government.

Support the engagement work of key stakeholders in the Deep Bay wetland landscape.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Document the land ownership and tenure of the potential new BMZs through online search and site visit;

Assess the possibility of resolving problems related to land ownership and/or land tenure;

Help recommend proactive conservation measures to be implemented in the new BMZs and identify the resources required

Help identify key stakeholders who are and will be involved in wetland conservation and management in Deep Bay;

Lead the organization of a conservation forum for the Deep Bay wetland landscape;

Help introduce WWF’s concept for integrated conservation of Mai Po and Deep Bay wetlands;

Develop and maintain good relationships with the key stakeholders.

Requirements:
Degree holder in Social Sciences, Landscape Studies, Environmental Science, or other relevant disciplines

Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in conservation research & analysis and stakeholders relations engagement

Knowledge and experiences in fishpond management and local community work are preferable

Proficiency in computer software: Microsoft Office and GIS technique is preferred

Fluent in Cantonese and English

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

An outgoing and considerate character with open-minded to interact with different stakeholders and situations

Attentive to other

Self-motivated and plan activities well in advance

Interested candidates, please submit your application through https://wwfhk.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=127

This is a local position to be based in Hong Kong.

We offer a 5-day work week and competitive rewards and benefits package to the right candidate. Interested party please apply with full resume, stating present and expected salary and available date. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

WWF, the World Wide Fund for Nature, a non-profit organization, headquartered in Switzerland, is one of the world’s most recognizable and respected independent conservation organizations.

To find out more about us, please visit our website at wwf.org.hk now.

All information provided will be used for recruitment-related purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within six weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. It is our policy to retain the personal data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purposes for six months.

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