Look North! The
Arctic is one of the world’s last great wild areas; a vast, partly-frozen sea surrounded by fjords, mountains, tundra and glaciers. It’s home to half a million indigenous people, and a rich array of wildlife, from plankton to polar bears, from arctic fox to reindeer, from seals to beluga whales. But the Arctic is increasingly under threat from climate change, oil and gas development, shipping, and over-fishing.
Help us make a difference. WWF, the global conservation organization, seeks a project administrator for its WWF International Arctic Programme, based in
. The project administrator will provide administrative and financial support to a wide range of arctic conservation projects, assisting a dynamic and international team. Oslo
- Key responsibilities include:
- Ensuring appropriate financial management of projects, and training project staff in the use of financial information;
- Drafting and managing contracts;
- Providing administrative support for day-to-day management of projects.
Qualifications include a diploma in commercial studies, economics or accounting, as well as at least three to five years of financial, project management or accounting experience, preferably within an international organization or multinational company. The successful candidate will have excellent financial management and computer skills. The ability to work well in a team, and with different cultures, is essential.
Fluency in English is essential, as is a working knowledge of Norwegian.
For further information, please email or call Julian Woolford, +47 22 03 65 00, Head of Communications for the WWF International Arctic Programme, firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please send a short covering letter and CV by email to Marianne Lodgaard, email@example.com, or by post to WWF International Arctic Programme, Postboks 6784, 0130,
by August 31st. Please mark your application Project Administrator. Oslo
Look North! The
Barents Sea is Europe’s last large, clean and wild sea. It holds enormous fish stocks, seabird colonies, and spectacular coral reefs, as well as polar bears, whales and walrus. However, its future is threatened by oil and gas development, rapidly increasing shipping, overfishing and climate change.
Be a part of the solution. WWF, the global conservation organization, seeks a coordinator to lead its work in the Barents region. Based in
, but working in both Oslo and Russia , the coordinator will be responsible for development and coordination of WWF’s Barents Ecoregion project. Norway
Key responsibilities include:
- Identifying opportunities and setting priorities for WWF’s conservation work in the
- Developing and implementing a
Barents Seaconservation strategy
- Building relationships with governments, business, other NGOs and institutions at all levels, on both sides of the border
- Representing WWF in international media on
Qualifications include a university degree in natural or political science, and at least eight years’ work experience. In addition, the successful candidate should have significant experience working in
, familiarity with Russia and Norwegian environmental and political issues, and project management experience. Fluency in English is essential, as is knowledge of Russian or Norwegian. Russia
For further information, please email Stefan Norris, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org , +47 22 03 65 00, Head of Conservation for the WWF International Arctic Programme.
To apply, please send a short covering letter and CV, including transcripts and references, by email to Marianne Lodgaard, email@example.com, or by post to WWF International Arctic Programme, Postboks 6784, 0130
by August 31st. Please mark your application Barents Sea Ecoregion Coordinator. Oslo