WWF Pacific Region North Coast Program Manager

WWF Canada is offering an exciting opportunity in conservation.  We need an experienced and innovative professional to work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide conservation leadership for our growing North Coast program.

This position involves the following components:

  • Manage WWF North Coast operations including conservation staff and consultants in the region
  • Participate in development of a growing regional North Coast integrated marine, forest and freshwater conservation program
  • Develop and build partnerships with First Nations, regional governments, academic institutions, industry and non-government organizations towards sustainability goals

The candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate-level education in the natural or social sciences (MA or MSc)
  • 5-7 years relevant experience with coastal issues, rural communities, natural resource management
  • Experience with conservation and environmental advocacy
  • Experience with collaborative multistakeholder conservation planning
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to an evolving, growing program

This is a full time, salaried position with benefits.

Please respond by Friday July 21, 2006 to Michele Patterson, Director, Pacific Conservation Programs at: mpatterson@wwfcanada.org   

For more information call Michele Patterson
Director, Pacific Conservation Programs
WWF Canada, Pacific Region
#512B-409 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
V6C 1T2
Phone 604-678-5152
Fax 604-678-5155
Cell 604-505-4414
email: mpatterson@wwfcanada.org