Head – Maharashtra State Office | WWF India

Head – Maharashtra State Office

WWF-India, one of the largest conservation organizations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country, invites applications fromcandidates with an inherent sensitivity and passion towards promoting the conservation of nature and possessing the ability to involve and engage withlocal civil society on environmental matters.The person will be responsible for the Environment Education programmes and local projectsand be responsible towards improving the overall profile of WWF-India in Maharashtrawith civil society, donors, Govt. authorities and schools.
Location: Mumbai
The Job Profile:
  1. Develop outreach programmes with local civil society and volunteers to involve them in our conservation initiatives and campaigns.
  2. Responsible for the Environment Education programmes and activities in the state (projects with local schools / campaigns/ workshops / nature camps).
  3. Implement WWF-India’s local conservation initiatives and mobilizefunding for these programmes.
  4. Responsible for improving the profile and visibility of WWF-India in the State.
  5. Oversee & build coordination and effectiveness withthefundraising and conservation products teams(which have a separate functional reporting to theCentre) by providing on the ground leadershipas the senior- most WWF- India representative in the State.
Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:
  • Graduate/Post Graduate (preferred)
  • A min of 6- 8 years of experience leading/ influencingteams in bringing about change in the conservation/ social arena.
  • Cultural understanding/knowledge of working in the NGO sector.
 Desired Skills and Abilities:
  • Passion for the environment and in making a difference in society
  • Outstanding people skills and ability to influence and mobilize individuals
  • Strong leadership abilities and the ability to act independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Task- oriented with an ability to get the work done.
Apply Via Email to:
Submission Details:
Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references.
Last Date for sending applications: 28th Mar 2018
In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention Head - MaharashtraState Office’’, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.
Donate to WWF

Your support will help us build a future where humans live in harmony with nature.