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We have three positions opened – project manager for LENA, Technical assistant Climate change and Green Economy, and Forest Program Assistant

Forest Program Assistant

WWF-Bulgaria is seeking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Forest Program Assistant (full-time, based in Sofia, Bulgaria)
The Forest Program Assistant contributes to the WWF mission in general and to the WWF BG Forest program annual objectives through thoroughness administrative and technical support, communication and networking with FSC head office and FSC Forest Network.

The Forest Program Assistant will report to the Forest Program Manager, and will be based in Sofia

Forest Program Assistant

Your duties will include:
  • Acts as contact person and maintains communication with the FSC head office and FSC Forest Network upon the guidance of the Forest Program Manager.
  • Supports WWF work related to forest certification, including maintains of an archive for the received announces and invitations from Certification bodies regarding the impact of forest management activities in certified forests.
  • Participates as an independent observer in certification audits in Bulgaria, maintains communication with other interested stakeholders on the topic of forest certification, organizes and participates in the activities related to promotion of forest certification, seminars, etc.
  • Keeps her/himself and WWF BG forest staff informed about any news and forthcoming changes and initiatives in FSC and maintains the communication with the national standard development group (NSDG).
  • Supports and coordinates the processes for actualization of CNRA, CW and other initiated by FSC processes in which WWF in involved incl., coordinates the work of the working groups and the processes for consulting and promulgation of the documents.
  • Provides technical and administrative support for the implementation of the forest program, including participation in the development of concepts and project proposals, reporting, preparation of letters, statements, contracts, materials and references in relation to the work of the program and other documents; organizes and participates in meetings/seminars and other events.

We expect from you: 
  • Adheres to the WWF mission, as well LIVES the WWF DCP’s Values: People Empowerment, Trust,Impact Driven, Responsibility, Standard of Excellence
  • Knowledge: Bachelor’s degree in environment, ecology, economics, public policy, social sciences or related field
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of professional experience. Knowledge about FSC (values, procedures, functioning of the system) is an advantage. Experience in NGO and work on projects is an advantage.
  • Skills and Abilities: Experience with the usual Microsoft Office tools, particularly Word and Excel considering an intermediate level for the latter. A good level of written and spoken English.
  • Ambition, energy and drive, with a commitment to making a difference;
  • Solution oriented person;
  • Ability to put ideas in practice – proactivity;
  • Communication skills - to be able to establish and maintain a strong network of experts and to engage them in the conservation work WWF Bulgaria is undertaking in the region;
  • Ability to keep the dead-lines;
  • Commitment to WWF’s mission and priorities;
  • Ability to work in an international environment and within a multi-cultural team;
  • Willingness for travelling.

We offer:
  • The opportunity to make a difference – for Bulgaria and for WWF
  • Challenging and fulfilling work in one of Europe’s most exciting eco-regions
  • Friendly and highly professional working atmosphere in an international context
  • Varying tasks and independent work style
  • A pleasant working atmosphere and great learning environment
  • A competitive salary according to NGO standards
If you are interested in joining the global WWF team, email your application documents including your CV and cover letter (in English) to lapostu@wwfdcp.ro. Application deadline: 18th of November 2016. Please understand that we can only reply to short-listed candidates. For more information on the WWFDCP BG, kindly check the website: http://bulgaria.panda.org/

LENA Project job openings – two positions

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic project manager and a technical assistant for our new project, which will run from January 2017 to June 2019


Project Manager
(part-time, based in Sofia, Bulgaria)


LENA is a project under Danube Transnational Cooperation Programme (DTP), which will run from January 2017 to June 2019. LENA's main objective is to strengthen joint and integrated approaches and policies for the conservation and sustainable use of protected areas, in particular Natura 2000 sites, along the Danube and its tributaries, while creating new income opportunities in the nature-based economic sector and upscaling impacts across the region. LENA is conducted by 13 partners from 7 Danube countries (BG, DE, HU, HR, RO, RS and SI) in 11 protected areas. WWF DCP Bulgaria is the Lead Partner and is seeking to recruit LENA Technical Assistant

The LENA Project Manager establishes and maintains sound management and implementation of LENA project including the fulfilment and the timely delivery of the progress project reports and the sound financial management and quality assurance, by acting as an interface between the Danube Transnational Programme and the partnership.
 
The LENA Project Manager report to the Climate Change &Green Economy Manager, and will be based in Sofia
 
Project Manager
Your duties will include:
  • Monitor progress of project partners and provide coordination and support for joint project activities and deliverables.
  • Ensure the internal communication within the Partnership and that all partner contributions are well integrated and coordinated;
  • Coordinates the LENA project team members – functional coordination. 
  • In charge, together with the other core team members, with the overall management and coordination of LENA project implementation and in particular:
    • Planning and distribution of tasks among WWF Bulgaria LENA team, as well as project partners members, on general project management and reporting tasks.
    • Elaboration of project management instructions document
    • Daily monitoring of project progress with the support of Work Package Leaders and Activity Leaders
    • Compilation of the content of Progress Reports and timely compilation of reports from partners and submission thereof
    • Overall responsibility for Achievement of project objectives within the planned period.
 
We expect from you:
  • Adheres to the WWF mission, as well LIVES the WWF DCP’s Values: People Empowerment, Trust, Impact Driven, Responsibility, Standard of Excellence
 
Knowledge:
  • At least Bachelor’s Degree, preferably Master’s Degree in social and/or environmental science, economy
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the European Nature Conservation Policy (incl. Natura 2000) and Territorial Cooperation Policy.
  • Knowledge of DTP program rules and procedures is an asset.
  • Knowledge of project management concepts and tools
 
Experience
  • At least five years of experience in managing and implementing cross-country projects, particularly in relation to nature protection and/or green economy.
  • Experience with Territorial Cooperation Programs and/or countries in the Danube & Balkans region.
  • Experience working with protected areas management authorities and in/related to protection regimes at Natura 2000 sites.
  • Experience in project development under Territorial Cooperation programs or other EU-funded programs is an asset.
 
Skills and Abilities:
  • Skills in project cycle management, particularly in relation to nature protection/green economy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team, particularly in the implementation of cross-country activities and projects.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a range of partners.
  • Ability to work in an international environment and within a multi-cultural team.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Computer skills
We offer:
  • The opportunity to make a difference – for Bulgaria and for WWF
  • Challenging and fulfilling work in one of Europe’s most exciting eco-regions
  • Friendly and highly professional working atmosphere in an international context
  • Varying tasks and independent work style
  • A pleasant working atmosphere and great learning environment
  • A competitive salary according to NGO standards
 
If you are interested in joining the global WWF team, email your application documents including your CV and cover letter (in English) to lapostu@wwfdcp.ro. Application deadline: 24th of November 2016. Please understand that we can only reply to short-listed candidates. For more information on the WWF- DCP BG, kindly check the website: 101941

 

Technical assistant Climate change and Green Economy
(part-time, based in Sofia, Bulgaria)

LENA is a project under Danube Transnational Cooperation Programme (DTP), which will run from January 2017 to June 2019. LENA's main objective is to strengthen joint and integrated approaches and policies for the conservation and sustainable use of protected areas, in particular Natura 2000 sites, along the Danube and its tributaries, while creating new income opportunities in the nature-based economic sector and upscaling impacts across the region. LENA is conducted by 13 partners from 7 Danube countries (BG, DE, HU, HR, RO, RS and SI) in 11 protected areas. WWF DCP Bulgaria is the Lead Partner and is seeking to recruit LENA Technical Assistant.

The Technical assistant Climate change and Green Economy provides technical and administrative assistance in the planning, implementation and monitoring of LENA project, and maintains contacts with project partners and project stakeholders at local, national and international level.

The Technical assistant Climate change and Green Economy report to the Climate Change &Green Economy Manager – strong reporting line and to LENA Project Manager – dotted reporting line, and will be based in Sofia
 
Technical assistant Climate change and Green Economy
Your duties will include:
  • Supports the Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Project Financial Officer and Communications Officer in all stages of the process of planning, implementing and reporting the project activities.
  • Develops technical reports related to the implementation of project activities according to the donor requirements and layouts;
  • Maintains all necessary project documentation - collects, checks, copies, files and archives the relevant information and documents according to the donor requirements and WWF procedures including digital information and backups;
  • Is in charge and manages drafting of contracts with third parties and suppliers contracted under the project frame (preparation, organizing of the signing, filing);
  • Monitors the work of the subcontractors and ensures the timely delivery of the contracted work/products;
  • Is in charge with the process of creating and maintaining the donor files of the projects;
  • Supports the preparation of project communication materials for internal and external purposes;
  • Supports the preparation of public procurement and tendering procedures;
  • Organizes and ensures the carrying out and the proper documenting of selected project events (meetings, workshops, seminars, public events);
  • Prepares project presentations and represents them to the events; 
  • Maintains contacts with the project partners in relation to project activities planning and execution, project technical and financial reporting.
  • Maintains contacts with project stakeholders, including, but not limited to, Nature Park Administrations, representatives of national and local government, representatives of NGOs, businesses and other target groups;
  • Assists in the development of new project proposals;
  • Contribute to the good functioning of WWF DCP Bulgaria by contribution to program planning, budgeting, communications, etc. and helping out with national activities whenever needed and possible.
 
We expect from you:
  • Adheres to the WWF mission, as well LIVES the WWF DCP’s Values: People Empowerment, Trust, Impact Driven, Responsibility, Standard of Excellence 
  • Knowledge: Bachelor’s Degree in social and/or environmental science. Basic project management knowledge. Knowledge about Bulgarian and EU nature protection legislation and policy framework. 
  • Experience: At least two years of experience in governmental or non-governmental organization (including volunteer work or internships), providing technical, administrative and logistic assistance in the implementation of activities and projects. Experience with EU-funded projects and international organizations is an asset.
 
Skills and Abilities:
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken).
  • Computer skills and competences in document and information flow management.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people from local, national and international level.
  • Teamwork experience.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Interest and motivation in the area of nature protection.
 
We offer:
  • The opportunity to make a difference – for Bulgaria and for WWF
  • Challenging and fulfilling work in one of Europe’s most exciting eco-regions
  • Friendly and highly professional working atmosphere in an international context
  • Varying tasks and independent work style
  • A pleasant working atmosphere and great learning environment
  • A competitive salary according to NGO standards
 
 
If you are interested in joining the global WWF team, email your application documents including your CV and cover letter (in English) to lapostu@wwfdcp.ro. Application deadline: 24th of November 2016. Please understand that we can only reply to short-listed candidates. For more information on the WWF- DCP BG, kindly check the website: http://bulgaria.panda.org/