Conservation Monitoring Manager with WCS

  • Location: Phnom Penh
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Deadline to apply: 30 May 2022


The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe. WCS’s goal is to conserve the world’s largest wild places in 16 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world’s biodiversity. We currently manage about 500 conservation projects in more than 60 countries.

WCS has been working in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia since 1999, providing technical advice and support for the conservation of key habitats and species across the country.

The WCS Cambodia program is growing rapidly! We are expanding our family and are looking for applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions. Detailed job descriptions of the position is attached.


  • Leads and provides technical assistance to team members to design and implement activities that stem.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to the development and implementation of biodiversity conservation activities.
  • Produces quality technical deliverables and ensure that reasonable deadlines are set and met.
  • Collaborates with technical colleagues to define, coordinate and provide quality technical support to one another and the landscape teams.
  • Plans, manages and oversees the activities of the Conservation Monitoring Specialist.
  • Work with Communications team to develop communication materials.
  • Works with the Environmental Compliance Specialist to screen against Morodok Baitang’s Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP).
  • Works with MEL Manager to ensure that all data collection tools—for performance monitoring as well as any special studies or surveys—follow a clear standard operating procedure and meet ethical standards.
  • Conducts on-site monitoring of program activities collecting both qualitative and
    quantitative data.
  • Assists in providing concise, summarized reporting against indicators for quarterly and annual progress reports.
  • Participates in the preparation of work plans and periodic reports
  • Manages Morodok Baitang resources responsibly and adhere to all project policies.
  • Professionally represent WCS and Morodok Baitang whilst managing collaborations with key partners.


  • Advanced degree in a relevant field. Disciplines considered relevant include environmental management, biodiversity conservation, climate change, political ecology, and others as applicable.
  • At least ten years of providing technical leadership to the design, evaluation, and implementation of biodiversity conservation and NRM programs; biodiversity monitoring, applied research, policy coordination, and development. Experience related to institutional capacity building, private sector engagement, and alternative livelihoods preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in project staff coordination, mentorship, and capacity building required.
  • Candidates with experience implementing gender-sensitive and inclusive approaches to training and capacity building preferred.
  • Candidates with experience managing sub-contractors/sub-grantees in remote field offices preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Strong English language skills required.

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply by emailing an application letter and CV (by combining into single PDF file) together with salary requirements and the names and contact information of three references to cambodiahr@wcs.org

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

WCS provides competitive salary and benefits packages based on educational background and work experiences.

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