Strategic Engagement Director

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Last update: Mar 24, 2023 Last update: Mar 24, 2023


Deadline: Apr 6, 2023 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Myanmar Myanmar
Job type: Permanent position
Burmese, English Burmese, English
Work experience: Min 10 years
Date posted: Mar 23, 2023
Expected starting date: May 1, 2023


WWF-Myanmar is now inviting applications for a Strategic Engagement Director based in Yangon, Myanmar.


WWF, an independent conservation organization active in nearly 100 countries, works to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. WWF-Myanmar, established in 2013, is focused on halting the loss of the country’s extraordinary biodiversity and ensuring that human use of the country’s natural resources is sustainable and equitable. Preserving the environment in which people live and work is critical for health and wellbeing. Find out more at

Major Function

The Strategic Engagement Director oversees all national-level strategic engagement, which includes

  High-level stakeholders


  Private sector


The Director is responsible for cultivating strategic relationships and alliances for WWF as an organization and for specific projects. The position holder will work to realize and implement the overall strategic engagement at the national-level, incorporating alliances with the private sector, academia, civil society organizations, and other key high-level stakeholders to further WWF’s conservation aims.

The job description with detailed major duties & responsibilities can be downloaded in the attachment.



            A Masters degree in Social Sciences, International Development, Marketing, Economics, Communication, Business Administration or related field.

            At least ten years proven experience of successful networking and high level relations in government, corporate, development, environmental, diplomatic sectors.

            Experience and expertise in developing relationships with high level stakeholders, institutional donors, high net worth individuals, corporations and INGO, NGOs and CSOs.

            Experience of building and managing relationships within the Myanmar context.

            Building working relationships and communicating effectively

            Influencing others and stakeholder focus

            Fluency in written and spoken English and Myanmar language


Closing Date: 6 April 2023 (Thursday)


 Interested candidates should email or send a hard copy cover letter and curriculum vitae in English to 15C, Than Taman Street, Dagon Township Yangon, stating the applied position title. Email application documents should be addressed as Document_Your fullname.


WWF do not discriminate the applicants based on race, gender, religion or sexual orientation. ALL are encouraged to apply.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.