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Global HR Manager
Job Type: full-time permanent position
Location: New York
Posting Date: 24 Jul 14
Closing Date: 28 Sep 14
Positions: (1) Regional Director for Africa and (2) Regional Director for Asia
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. WCS, with its headquarters in New York, supports more than 3,000 staff in the field across over 60 nations in both the marine and terrestrial realms.
WCS is now seeking Regional Directors for each of its two largest and growing field programs: Africa and Asia. Both positions, based at its headquarters, provide extraordinary opportunities to contribute to global biodiversity conservation, lead large, diverse and talented teams, and pioneer new approaches to conservation across and between continents.
The positions are similar in their roles and responsibilities in promoting biological conservation through over 35 country programs across Africa and Asia. The Regional Director will help establish program priorities, develop strategic approaches, and coordinate financial and administrative support to the field. Additionally, s/he will coordinate with the other WCS programs and with other national and international organizations. Finally s/he will promotes biological conservation among national governments, international agencies, and other non-governmental organizations; directs international attention to important sites for conservation; and influences policies that promote conservation.
A doctorate or equivalent experience in a field related to the conservation of biological diversity; 10 years minimum of management experience; ability to foster teamwork within the program; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; significant and diverse fundraising experience. Fluency in English is essential. Nationals of Africa and Asia are strongly encouraged to apply. The position is based at WCS headquarters in New York City, and includes a significant travel schedule. Salary level commensurate with experience.
Contact Information:Please apply on-line using the following link: http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers.aspx. In addition to applying on-line, please
email your CV and cover letter to:firstname.lastname@example.org
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