re-advertisement for marine position

Susan Wells SWells at
Thu Sep 9 05:51:52 EDT 1999

WWF, the world's largest independent conservation organisation with a
global network active in 100 countries, is seeking to recruit a:


based in Gland, Switzerland

The Manager of the Marine Programme will act as the point person on
marine issues for WWF International and will provide leadership to the
WWF Conservation Policy and Regional Programme work on marine
conservation and the sustainable utilization of the seas and marine
resources.  The Manager will coordinate Network action on the WWF
marine strategy, support Network action and provide a Secretariat
function to the Marine Advisory Group Network, which provides policy
guidance and advice on marine issues for the WWF network.  The tasks
will include policy and advocacy work as well as technical and logistical
support to the WWF marine conservation projects around the world.

We require:

	a first degree and preferably a higher degree in a marine-related
	a sound knowledge of marine process, coastal zone
management, integrated pollution prevention and control, international
treaties relating to the marine environment, community development
issues relating to coastal communities and the significance of the
land/marine interface;
	at least five years experience in one or more fields of marine
conservation with some proven management experience of multi project
	excellent communications skills and credible personal
	leadership and drive, teambuilding, diplomacy, and the ability to
build consensus;
	excellent English, other languages a great advantage. 

Please send a covering letter with your CV to Miriam Fuhrer, WWF
International, Avenue du Mont Blanc, 1196 Gland.  E-mail:
mfuhrer at from whom you may also obtain Terms of
Reference.  The closing date for applications is Thursday, 30 September.

Sue Wells
Marine Programme Co-ordinator
WWF International
avenue du Mont-Blanc
1196 Gland  - Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 364 90 32
Fax: +41 22 364 05 26
email: swells at

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