WWF Indonesia – Chief Executive Director (CEO).

Posted on September 6, 2009. Filed under: Jobs, Works at NGO | Tags: , |

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Indonesia) has been active in Indonesia for 50 years withYayasan (Foundation) status for the past 10 years. WWF World-wide has 100 offices across the globe. In Indonesia, WWF-Indonesia has 25 offices in Indonesia manned by 350 staff with 105 people in Jakarta. Although 60% of this budget comes from international donor agencies, WWF World-wide is increasingly becoming more self-sufficient through funding from its members as well as the private sector; in Indonesia alone, 15,000 people are donating members of WWF-Indonesia.

The objective of WWF-Indonesia is to provide solutions and influence human behavior to preserving biodiversity across the world as well as in Indonesia. In this regard, key messages for the people of a community such as Indonesia include: The critical importance of the inter-relatedness of the environment, natural resources, animals, and man towards enhancing services and healthy eco-systems in order to be able to sustain business let alone life itself in the long-run. The end result is protecting our sustainability. Awareness coupled with how to finance this process becomes the crux of the issue faced.

The Chief Executive Officer reports to the Board of WWF-Indonesia as well as the Director-General of WWF World-wide. He/she is a member of the WWF-Indonesia Management team and works cooperatively with the Director-General of WWF World-wide. Keys challenges include the following:

  1. Ensure investment opportunities in biodiversity are presented in a compelling way to potential stakeholders;
  2. Develop relationships with the key decision-makers in targeted government and business companies, outlining the strategic, technical and financial perspectives of these opportunities;
  3. Identify potential stakeholders whose political and business activities, core competencies and future aspirations render biodiversity opportunities as attractive to them;
  4. Facilitate organizations to actualize biodiversity initiatives by identifying government roadblocks and seeking practical ways to remove them; and,
  5. Act as a catalyst or facilitator for biodiversity activity.
  6. Provide strategic development direction of the organization

Qualifications: The right candidate must have a reputation for demonstrating a high level of professional integrity, modeling this behavior consistently and demanding high levels of ethical values and standards from themselves and their teams. Commitment to the vision, mission, and challenges facing WWF-Indonesia go hand in hand with personal and professional integrity.

Critical competencies and attributes encompass:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Building & Sustaining Relationships
  • Intellectual Capability
  • Management of People
  • Managing in the Political-Cultural Context
  • Effective Communication Skills

If you are interested, please email on a confidential basis, your covering letter and resume to Mohamad Syafril at: MSyafril@wwf.or.id. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please submit your application by 10 September 2009.

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