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Project site: Metro Manila, position to be based in WWF – Philippines Head Office
Period: Initial 5 months, with possible extension to 2 years
Reports to: Project Manager for Policy


The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – Philippines is implementing the No Plastics in Nature initiative – which is a network-wide initiative to stop plastic wastes from leaking into our oceans by 2030. WWF Philippines works on pushing for national support to build a global treaty on reducing marine plastic wastes and in adopting and extended producer responsibility (EPR) scheme in the country, with cities on identifying and implementing solutions to stop plastic waste leakage, with businesses in setting public commitments and targets to eliminate unnecessary plastics in their operations, and with the general public in facilitating conversations about the plastic pollution issue.

The Project Coordinator, in coordination with the supervisor, is responsible for engaging stakeholder groups especially businesses, informal waste sector, and waste management operators to support the adoption of an EPR scheme in the country. This role includes building scenarios and implementing capacity-building activities to increase alignment and support for the EPR scheme with stakeholder groups including businesses, government, civil society organizations, informal waste sector, and waste management operators. The Project Coordinator ensures effective and timely reporting, do liaison works with stakeholder groups, and relevant partners involved in project implementation. The Project Coordinator is the primary link of WWF Philippines to the target stakeholders and is expected to establish and maintain smooth working relationships with them.


  • In coordination/ consultation with his/her supervisor, coordinate project activities to ensure timely and effective implementation of work plans and targets;
  • Works with his/her supervisor for project documentation, monitoring and reporting, as aligned with the work plan;
  • Builds 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; and
  • Performs other tasks incidental to the duties and responsibilities of the position


  • Monthly work plan and accomplishment report.
  • Documentation of meetings and project activities.
  • Liquidation reports of all cash advances.


  • Internal: Within WWF Philippines – National Lead Coordinator for Plastics, Project Manager, and interacts with other WWF staff in the assigned project site;
  • External: city government, businesses, consultants, community leaders, stakeholders, and other NGOs.


  • Knowledge: Graduate degree in any course with stakeholder engagement and management
  • Experience: At least 2 years experience in project coordination and policy writing. Background in solid waste management is an advantage.
  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Good in both oral and written communication in English and Tagalog.
    • Computer literate and know how to use MS Office.
    • Good-natured with excellent human relations skills
    • Open-minded, willing to learn new methods and techniques, & must demonstrate the ability to think, make sound judgments, and deliver workable solutions.
    • The job entails staying within the community of the project site sometimes; thus, one should feel comfortable with the demands and nature of the job.


As an equal employment opportunity employer, WWF does not discriminate based on an applicant’s race, religion, sex, gender, or disability status. To reduce paper use, submissions by mail will not be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications, inquiries via phone cannot be accepted.

To apply, submit a Cover Letter and your CV to