Business Sector Engagement Officer

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Quezon City, Philippines

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14 days ago

Project Site: Manila City, position to be based in WWF-Philippines Head Office

Period: 1 March 2022 to 31 December 2022

Reports to: PSC-TVA Project Manager


MAJOR FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare a prioritization matrix for identifying business companies from the Hotel, Restaurant, Cafe's, University and Mall sectors that will participate in the business sector plastic waste reduction activity of the Project;
  • Align with WWF’s Corporate Team for the due diligence process on business engagement;
  • Conduct a rapid solid waste baseline assessment of the project identified partner business companies;
  • Develop together with the project partner a plastic waste reduction and management plan;
  • Together with the project partner company, formulate a plastic waste reduction and management plan monitoring system;
  • Ensure effective project documentation and monitoring including timely reporting as aligned with the work plan; do liaison works with stakeholder groups and relevant partners involved in project implementation;
  • Build effective working relationships and facilitates the involvement and participation of the target stakeholders;
  • Attend regular staff meetings and participates in regular planning and assessment meetings with staff vis-à-vis set plans;
  • Perform other tasks incidental to the duties and responsibilities of the position.

KEY OUTPUTS/DELIVERABLES

  • Project Partners Prioritization Matrix.
  • Due diligence
  • Rapid Waste Baseline Assessment Report.
  • Project Partners Plastic Waste Reduction and Management Plan
  • Monitoring System for the implementation of partners’ plastic waste reduction and management plan
  • Monthly work plan and accomplishment report
  • Documentation of meetings and project activities.
  • Liquidation reports of all cash advances.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Internal: Within WWF Philippines – Project Manager and members of the Project Team, interacts with NPIN Project staff and WWF officer and staff.
  • External: City Government, Business Chamber of Commerce, Consultants, stakeholders, other NGOs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • KNOWLEDGE: Graduate degree preferably in Marketing, Business, Social Science, or other related courses with stakeholder engagement and management
  • An understanding of general business practices and the local business environment.
  • Ability to understand internal business processes of all sectors and identify collaboration opportunities.
  • EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years’ experience in partnership acquisition and retention, and project coordination. Background in solid waste management is an advantage.
  • SKILLS and ABILITIES: Excellent organizational skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Must be excellent in both oral and written communication in English and Tagalog.
  • Must have people skills and be able to work as a team.
  • Must be willing to learn about WWF and the various conservation projects.
  • Must be open minded, willing to learn new methods and techniques, & must demonstrate ability to think, make sound judgment, and deliver workable solutions.
  • The job entails staying within the community of the project site sometimes, thus one should feel comfortable in the demands and nature of the job.
  • Must be computer know how to use MS Office.

Interested applicants can email their CV with a cover letter to apply@wwf.org.ph. Deadline for applications is on 5 September 2022.