Mai Po Reserve Manager (WWF-Hong Kong)

Mai Po Reserve Manager (WWF-Hong Kong)
Ref no: WWF-MPRM

WWF is a global conservation organization, with a global network active in more than 100 countries. WWF’s mission is to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF-Hong Kong has been working since 1981 to deliver solutions for a living planet through Conservation, Footprint and Education programmes. For more information, please visit: wwf.org.hk
Saving the planet. That’s our day job. And it could be yours too.

People from all corners of the globe are helping WWF build a future where humans live in harmony with nature. We need knowledgeable, talented people who are passionate about engaging and inspiring others. People who share our optimism that it’s possible to change the world for the better. People who are determined to make a difference.

Are you one of those people? Then we’d love you to join us as


Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong (Local package without expatriate benefits)
Main responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Assistant Director, Conservation, this position is responsible for leading the team to develop and maintain the facilities and habitats at Mai Po Nature Reserve (MPNR) to achieve WWF’s conservation objectives.
  • Leading a team of over 20 staff members to develop and maintain the facilities and habitats at Mai Po Nature Reserve(MPNR) according to the objectives and timetables outlined in the Mai Po Management Plan
  • Manage and support projects in MPNR to ensure infrastructural and other development works are on the track
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with Government and other stakeholders, regarding the conservation and wise use of the Mai Po/Inner Deep Bay wetlands
  • Cooperate and provide support to different internal departments and programmes to maintain a high level of public awareness on issues relating to the MPNR
  • Prepare and monitor the annual budget and funding
  • Carry out any other duties or ad hoc project as required 

What you need:

Required Qualifications:
  • University degree or above
  • Proven project and budget management experience are essential
  • Work experience in wetland or wildlife centre is a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of HK biodiversity and conservation issues are highly desirable 

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Passionate about the natural environment and with some knowledge of birds or ecology or environmental management
  • An ability to motivate and mobilize others
  • Excellent staff management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, research and analytical skills
  • A team player with excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent in both written and spoken English.  Fluency in Cantonese and Putonghua are preferred but not essential 

How to Apply?

Interested parties please send your CV stating present and expected salary to the HR Manager via email: recruitment@wwf.org.hk . Please indicate the Job Code in the subject of your e-mail. 

Deadline of applications: 10 June 2016

(All information provided will be used for recruitment-related purpose only. Applicants who do not hear from us within six weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. It is our policy to retain the personal data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purposes for a period of six months.)

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.