World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking to hire a Project Director for the United States Department of Labor funded project: “Strengthening Decent Work in the Fisheries Sector in Peru and Ecuador”. The project will have a duration of 4.5 years with a total funding amount of USD $5 million. The objective of the project is to strengthen mechanisms to solve labor rights problems associated with illegal and unregulated fishing, increase the empowerment of workers and civil society to solve problems of labor rights in fishing and increase the capacity of workers' organizations, port authorities, and the private sector to address violations of labor rights in fishing, with a focus on Peru and Ecuador.
This recruitment is part of an ongoing proposal selection process. Therefore, WWF will only be able to offer employment to the best candidate if USDOL selects WWF to implement this project. Award decisions are expected to be made between September 30 and December 31, 2021. The successful candidate must be available to staff the project no later than 45 calendar days after the award should WWF’s proposal be selected.
The Project Director will provide overall vision and leadership for this anticipated DOL project. Will lead the development, rollout and implementation of performance monitoring and evaluation systems. The project director will manage and direct the project’s core team of staff that are responsible for design, planning, resourcing, stakeholder coordination, and delivery of all project activities as well as reporting and project administration. The Project Director will also be expected to develop and maintain relationships with the donor agency (DOL) and key project stakeholders to ensure the project is well coordinated and successful delivering on results.
Location: Ecuador or Peru (flexible in either country)
Due Date: Please submit your resume and cover letter by Wednesday, September 15th
As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.