Person Specification (used for Selection Criteria) by get11021


									                Person Specification (used for Selection Criteria)
Job Reference No:                            AD # 649
Job Title                                    Senior Programme Officer - BBES Programme
Grade                                        C
                Essential                                      Desirable
Masters in Environmental Science,            Master in Business Administration
International Business or related area


    • Extensive relevant work experience in working with, or in close collaboration with,
      the private sector in the development and implementation of projects.
   • Proven fund raiser with a strong track record, including proposal preparation and
   • Experience of interfacing between the business world and biodiversity.
   • A track record of winning projects and seeing them to completion.
   • Proven experience of strategic leadership of complex projects.

    •   Strong networks into the private sector.
                                     Specialist Training
                Essential                                        Desirable
N/A                                          N/A

•   Excellent grasp of international biodiversity conservation and sustainable use policies
    and initiatives
•   Demonstrated ability to synthesise and clearly communicate complex scientific literature
    to businesses and the private sector.
•   Excellent Interpersonal Skills with the ability to motivate and inspire
•   Strong team player with advanced partnering skills.
•   Excellent spoken and written English, with the ability to communicate to a wide range
    of audiences.
•   Proven project fundraising abilities
•   French or another UN language is desirable but not essential.
                                  Type of Person Required
•    The successful candidate will be creative and motivated and will also possess the
     technical and administrative skills to fulfill the projects and to take them to completion.
•    They will have the experience and qualifications to support the Head of Programme to
     develop and implement initiatives focused on collaboration with business.

                                           WCMC 2000                                November 2009
                                 Special Circumstances
Candidate may be requested to travel periodically in the UK or overseas.
                               Other Relevant Information
Candidate will be expected to interact in a professional manner with clients and partners.

                                         WCMC 2000                                November 2009

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