Expert of Water Security (Environmental Flows and Water policy)short term

Terms of References

Position:  Expert of Water Security (Environmental Flows and Water policy)
Report to: Senior Officer of environmental flows 
Location: Beijing or Wuhan or Changsha
Period: 6-12 months

Function:  

1.Provide technical assistance and updated information about related concepts, technologies and trends 
2.Technical support the implementation of programme related to environmental flows and water policy work.
3.Support the daily work of senior officer of environmental flows

Main Responsibilities:

1.Technical support the designing of the Clean Water& E-Flow related pillar in Yangtze, Mekong and Amur River basin under new Water Practice.
2.Technical support the activities delivery of WWF Clean Water& E-Flow related programme.
3.Support prepare and deliver programme documentations, including programme activity reports.
4.Support develop new proposals, and assist the fund raising and project designing.
5.Support information collection about related concepts, technologies and trends.
6.Other tasks allocated by senior officer of environmental flows

Working Relationship:

1.Internal: Senior officer of environmental flows as Supervisor, team members of Water Practice, other WWF colleagues and WWF Network colleagues.
2.External: Regular interactions with project partners, government officials, other NGOs, local communities, donors, etc.

Qualifications:

1.Minimum of 1-2 years’ work experience in responsible positions relevant to this position.
2.A master’s degree in river ecology, water resource, hydropower, or relevant discipline is preferred.
3.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Mandarin and English. 
4.Excellent ability to work cross-culturally, proposal writing, policy analysis and information management
5.Excellent inter-personal skills, and team work skills including ability to internal communication, open mind strategic think, self-motivated and innovative and meet deadlines
6.Good current understanding of principles of related program.
7.Proactive, innovative and output-oriented personality


Contact information:
1.Candidates should send a cover letter, CV in English and Chinese to LCheng@wwfchina.org.
2.Please indicate the applying position in title, salary expectation in Email and send them in attachment.