FYI: PHE Position with WWF
WWF seeks a Senior Program Officer to join existing WWF-US population-health-environment (PHE) staff and manage the next phase of its PHE program. The program integrates health and family planning into conservation projects in several countries, in partnership with local health organizations. Specifically, the position will provide technical assistance and management support to PHE projects in Nepal, Kenya and Democratic Republic of Congo; advise WWF PHE projects in other countries; undertake PHE analysis, learning, communication and outreach; promote expansion of successful approaches; collaborate with international and domestic organizations and networks in this field; liaise with donors; and undertake project administration including planning, reporting and financial management.
Basic requirements include:
Position requires a master's degree in public health, and ideally some environmental training. The successful candidate is expected to have at least seven years' experience working in developing countries and demonstrate leadership qualities, depth and breadth of PHE technical expertise and experience, project management experience, cultural sensitivity, and written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with USAID projects is a strong advantage. S/he will have experience interacting with donors, host country governments, local and international NGOs, and local communities. French is an advantage.
Applications should be made through the WWF-US website, http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/jobs.html
Lori M. Hunter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies
Institute of Behavioral Science
Population, Environment & Society Programs
Editor-in-Chief, Population and Environment
University of Colorado at Boulder
Home page: http://spot.colorado.edu/~hunterlm
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