Sustainable Production Project Manager

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Company: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Myanmar)
Company description:

To stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by: conserving the world's biological diversity; ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable; and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

With three of the most pristine large rivers and some of the most extensive intact forest in the region, Myanmar is one of the most biologically diverse and ecologically productive nations on Earth.

Living resources vital to human wellbeing – forests, fisheries, freshwater systems, fertile soils, coastal and marine ecosystems – the country’s natural capital, are the foundation of Myanmar’s long-term sustainable economic development. Myanmar has witnessed its neighbours over-exploit their natural capital, creating precariously fragmented ecosystems unable to support sustainable economic growth over the medium and long term.

But as Myanmar opens up politically and economically, it’s feeling many of the same pressures faced by the rest of the Greater Mekong, from deforestation to illegal wildlife trade.

WWF IN MYANMAR

The government and civil society organizations of Myanmar are now seeking partnerships and state-of-the-art guidance on how to best manage their natural capital, preserving the country’s globally important biodiversity for the near and long-term health and prosperity of the women and men of this vast and diverse nation.

WWF’s aim is to support Myanmar’s development ambitions with a focus on spatial planning and biodiversity conservation in parallel with ecosystem services protection and sustainable livelihoods.

Our aim is to support Myanmar’s development ambitions with a focus on spatial planning, biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, and livelihoods.

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Myanmar)

Job description
Responsibilities

The Project Manager will lead the overall implementation of the Sustainable Production project “Catalysing Sustainable Water and Energy Management in Food and Beverage Industries in the Ayeyarwady River Basin”, which aims to demonstrate and scale up green investments in energy efficiency and waste water treatment in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the F&B Sector.
The overall objective of the project is: “Cleaner production in the Myanmar F&B sector is promoted, improving the sector’s environmental performance and contributing to a ‘green economy’”.
In order to achieve this, the specific objective is: “As a result of policies, business support structures, increased capacity and improved access to finance, SMEs in the F&B sector in Myanmar are enabled to adopt sustainable energy and water management practices by 2021”.
Overall project Management: Responsible for the management and implementation of Sustainable Production project and contribute to WWF Myanmar’s conservation targets on energy and freshwater .
Contribution to WWF Conservation Targets: Work closely with the Sustainable Business Program Manager, Energy Manager, and Freshwater Program Manager to ensure contribution to WWF renewable energy and freshwater goals. Work closely with the Sustainable Business team to leverage innovative financing mechanism to catalyse green investment.

The detailed job description is at www.wwf.org.mm under Careers.
Desired Skills and Expertise
Requirements

Education and Experience
• Bachelor and/or Master degree in economics, business, finance, engineering, environmental management, sustainable production or related field
• 5 years of extensive practical experience in managing and implementing projects in development cooperation in the fields of private sector/ SME development, corporate environmental management, natural resource management, sustainable finance, energy management, freshwater management/waste water treatment, or related area, out of which 2 years should be related to sustainable production, preferably in SMEs
• Proven experiences in project management, including technical and financial management
• Experiences in leadership position & staff management
• Experience in facilitating public-private dialogue and developing a shared understanding, strategies and action plan
• Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Myanmar language is desirable. This position is open to both Myanmar and International applicants
• Proven experience of working in Myanmar or South East Asia
• Experience in Managing EU funded projects will be a distint advantage
Language skills
English (Advanced)
Work location
No.15 (C), Than Ta Man Street, Dagon Township. Yangon.
State/District: Yangon (Rangoon)
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Job Category: Project Management Jobs
Company Industry: Sustainable Production Project Manager
Employment Type: Other
Full time: YES
Job posted: 18/8/2019
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