Country Representative, WWF Nepal

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WWF, the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Country Representative for its office based in Kathmandu, Nepal. 


Founded in 1961, WWF is the world's largest non-governmental conservation organization, with 6,500 staff operating in more than 100 countries, with the support of six million members. VHVF started working in Nepal in 1967 with a rhino conservation program in Chitwan, moving on from localized efforts in the conservation of a single species in the 1960s to a new horizon of landscape level conservation encompassing national, regional and global scales of complexity in the early 2000s. WWF Nepal has, over the last ten years, mobilized over $75 million to support conservation and sustainable development initiatives in Nepal.


The Opportunity 

To lead one of the most progressive conservation organizations in Nepal with a 100+ member team and impact-driven programs in its conservation landscapes. 

The Role

  • Strategic vision and leadership for continued development Of WWF Nepal's conservation program 
  • Partnership opportunities to articulate and support a shared vision with government agencies, international organizations, WWF Network, donors, and key stakeholders 
  • Fundraising and networking expertise to garner support from WWF Network Offices, Government Aid Agencies, foundations and corporate and private donors 
  • Empower staff and nurture innovation for solutions that achieve conservation goals


  • A higher degree (PhD or Masters) in conservation, natural sciences, management, international development or a related field 
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a successful large scale innovative organization and in managing multi-disciplinary teams 
  • At least 12 years' professional experience in conservation, natural-resource management or international development, five years of which should be in the region 
  • A Nepali citizen with a proven record of building strategic partnerships with governments, multilateral and bilateral organizations and cross sectoral partners and successful fundraising for large scale multi-year programs for conservation and/or development


Interested applicants are requested to send their CV of no more than 3 pages in English, including contact information and a cover letter to the email address below by 5th October 2017. Please mention the position you are applying for as the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed. Detailed TOR for the above-mentioned position can be downloaded from our website. 


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