Project Officer, Wetland Incubator - Engagement

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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23 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.

Principal Functions and Purpose of the position:
A core member focusing mainly on the engagement aspect of the following project:

Wetlands are under threat all along the flyway as they are being converted into farmlands, buildings, roads, promenades and other infrastructure. WWF believes as problems grow in scale and complexity, we need future solutions and a creative multi-pronged approach to secure the future of wetlands and the iconic species which depend on it. This ‘Wetland Incubator’ project will bring together conservationists, youth, scientists, academics and other stakeholders to form 'Conservation Action Teams' to find solutions to pressing challenges facing our wetlands and to find solutions to secure the future of our flyways.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Working closely with the Project Manager to support the launch of the project
Facilitate the creation and development of project engagement journey and training workshops
Provide supportin coordinating and liaising with project key stakeholders and action teams
Responsible for organising project events/ activities
Contribute to the ideation of project actions
Support Project communication development and production
Assist in project administrative works

General Requirements:
Degree holder in Ecology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Geography, Education, Social Science, or any discipline related to conservation.
3-year of relevant working experience (e.g. in organising and leading outdoor activities/ engagement experience related to nature conservation or appreciation, or projects planning and implementation will also be considered).

Required Behavioural Skills:
A team player with good organizing, communication, and interpersonal skills. Accepts personal and team responsibility, and shows civility and respect to colleagues.
Fluent in Cantonese and English (preferably Putonghua as well).
Proficient in ordinary applications of MS Office.
Physically fit to guide outdoor programmes and willing to work in adverse weather conditions.
Working during weekends and holidays will be required as per the working schedule.

Working Location: Mai Po.

Interested candidates, please submit your application through https://wwfhk.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=133

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

All information provided will be used for recruitment-related purposes only. It is our policy to retain the personal data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purposes for a period of six months.

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 organisations.

Founded in 1981, WWF-Hong Kong is an integral part of the WWF global network, with a mission to stop the degradation of the plant’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans thrive with nature. We have in total of five visitor centres, namely Central, Island House, Hoi Ha Wan, Long Ping, and Mai Po. Our work began with managing Mai Po Nature Reserve and conserving iconic species. Over the years, we have expanded our mission to better serve Hong Kong’s conservation and education needs and align ourselves with WWF’s global strategy.

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

Full-time,Contract