Project Manager (Daloy 2: Cebu City, Butuanon, and Cansaga Watersheds Project)

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Quezon City, Philippines

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PROJECT TITLE: Daloy 2: Cebu City, Butuanon, and Cansaga Watersheds Project
BASE: Cebu
REPORTS TO: Director for Conservation Programs

WORKS WITH:

Internal: Interacts with the Director for Conservation Programs, Project Coordinator, HR and Accounting, Communications.
External: Consultants, government officials particularly the LGUs and the DENR, community leaders, stakeholders, private sectors, non-government organizations, academic and research institutions, the media, and other agencies


GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Daloy 2: Cebu City, Butuanon, and Cansaga Watersheds Project including the
mobilization of all project inputs, supervision over project staff, consultants and contractors. The Project Manager is also responsible for meeting all project obligations to the donor and institutional partners. The Project Manager performs liaison and facilitative roles in building and nurturing partnerships among stakeholders and partners. He/She acts as the point person for the organization and provides technical support for this project.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises the conduct of activities and coordinate the production of project outputs as defined in the MOAs, project documents, and work plans;
  • Mobilizes all project inputs in accordance with accepted guidelines and procedures of KKPFI/ WWF-Philippines and the funding partner;
  • Prepares and revises project work and financial plans, as required;
  • Liaises with government agencies, LGUs, NGOs/POs, academic and research institutions, and other project partners for effective coordination of all project activities;
  • Coordinates with relevant units of KKPFI/ WWF-Philippines on the integration of project plans and activities with KKP’s regular plans and key result areas;
  • Oversees and ensures timely submission of progress reports including financial reports and other reports as may be required by the KKP, donor, and other oversight agencies;
  • Disseminates project reports to and responds to queries from concerned stakeholders;
  • Promote the image of the Project to project stakeholders, in and outside the anchor sites;
  • Represents KKP in management bodies organized in the project sites;
  • Provide technical support in the development of proposals and strategies for KKP’s Water and Watersheds Program;
  • Provide guidance and technical support for management of other watershed-related projects;
  • Perform other tasks that may be assigned by the Director for Conservation.

EXPECTED OUTPUTS

  • Annual work and financial plans;
  • Technical and Financial Reports as required by the donors;
  • Competent field staff and consultants hired with detailed terms of reference;
  • Field office operational, Projects and activities are in place and operational;
  • Expected outputs as contained in the project document/ work and financial plan of the project are achieved/realized ( data gathered and research done, existing management plans reviewed and updated and monitoring and evaluation conducted).

COMPETENCY

  • Qualifications: University or advanced degree in environmental management or social development with background on related natural resource
    management.
  • Experience: At least 5 years of experience on managing/implementing nature conservation projects especially in the area around Cebu.
  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Experience in community engagement
    • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
    • Good decision making skills, organized, and takes the initiative;
  • Interested and willing to learn the technical aspect in relation to project implementation.
  • Willing and able to travel
  • Ability to speak the local language in place of assignment
  • Adheres to WWF-Philippines core values of:
    • “EQ” – the ability to connect (technically, emotionally) with environmental issues
    • Collaboration: team player
    • Commitment/Passion: consistency of work-life ethic
    • Problem-solvers (includes creativity and resourcefulness
    • Adaptability

DURATION OF THE ENGAGEMENT

This contract will be conducted over a period of 18 months with the possibility of extension and account for 100 percent of the Area Coordinator’s time with
WWF-Philippines.

HOW TO APPLY

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 apply@wwf.org.ph.