Senior Expert of Conservation Finance
Director of Sustainable Finance
·Develop and implement strategy plan.
·Helpto explore possibilities of future cooperation with external stakeholders.
·Prepare required policy, technicaland briefing papers on conservation finance for WWF China and network withrelevant program partners.
·Effectivelymanage third-party research contracts granted to local research partners.
·Effectivelycommunicate between WWF and program partners to sustain a cooperativerelationship
·Communicate to the WWF Networkpriorities, outcomes and progress on the conservation finance engagement by WWF China
·Ensure the preparation and timelysubmission to the donors of annual work plans and budgets as well as technicaland financial reports according to agreed network standards.
·Followup with particular development proposals as necessary in WWF China and withrest of WWF network; provide supports and review project proposals, TORs andcontracts for fund raising and interventions in the region.
·Work with WWF China and networkcommunications staff to collect information and stories/lessons to ensure keyissues, program and conservation achievements are promoted in the WWF networkand to internal audiences/media.
·Managethe information related to the projects and their achievements such ascollection of video, photos, documentations, writing articles etc. and archivethem regularly.
·Fulfil other related tasks requiredby the supervisor
·At least eight years working experience of financial sector, business sector, consulting firms, international organizations in the field of policy, finance, economics etc, prefer to a linkage to the conservation or environmental protection.
·Minimum Masters’ degree in economics, finance, environmental policies/economics orsimilar and a PhD degree is preferred.
·Demonstrated knowledge about economics, finance, conservation, environment and sustainable development issues.
·Ability to analyse and communicate the practical issues of economic and investment in China and how it relates to other regions in the world and how it links to WWF’s conservation goals.
·Strong projectmanagement and open mind communication skills
·Good ability to speak, read and write in English
·Good ability to speak, read and write in Chinese
·Strong coordination and team work experience
·Dynamic,creative and outgoing personality and commitment to nature conservation
·Good computer skills (MS Office,Email, Internet)
This is for sustainable finance programme under WWF China+ team.
Senior Expert of Conservation Finance needs to work closely with key stakeholders on conservation finance in order to promote financial innovation to increase lending and investment towards conservation projects. Furthermore,the senior expert needs to support Director of Sustainable Finance for developing and successfully implementing strategy of conservation finance, engage with related government agencies, industrial association, key financial institutions and think tanks and keep close and regular working relations. And the senior expert needs to lead the proposal development for the strategy, approach and activities of engaging a specific financial institution for a conservation finance partnership with support of Director of Sustainable Finance as well as participate in the development of the work plan and M&E system for WWF China’s strategy and work plan for conservation finance, taking lead the implementation of the plan, and evaluate the effectiveness.