At WHC, the Manager, Conservation Planning participates primarily in three key functions of the Conservation Strategy & Planning Department:
In this role, the successful applicant is likely to participate in activities such as:
The Manager, Conservation Planning takes part in the planned schedule of communication within the Strategy & Planning Department and in organization-wide events. Cooperation with the Conservation Specialists, Content & Partnership team, Certification department, and Marketing and Communication staff is an integral part of the position’s success.
This position reports to the Senior Manager, Conservation Strategy or the Senior Director, Conservation Strategy & Planning. WHC is committed to maintaining a positive workplace, where base salary is enriched by flexible working hours, the ability to work remotely, professional development, and a generous benefits package.
To apply, please submit a resume, a cover letter and an indication of salary expectation to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on corporate lands through partnerships and education. Its principle vehicle is WHC Conservation Certification that recognizes meaningful and committed wildlife habitat management and conservation education programs. The Conservation Certification standard is built on best practices of global recognition programs, reflects contemporary conservation efforts and aligns our collective work with the future of biodiversity globally. In doing so we help ensure that every act of conservation matters.
The Certification and Technology Department (Certification Department) manages Conservation Certification* including standard setting, assurance and impact assessment processes. The Certification Department can be divided into two sections—standard setting and certification. An integrated technology component or platform (WHC Conservation Certification website and MySQL database) underlies both, providing and integrated data management for the entire certification process.
The Data Management Specialist (Specialist) is an individual or team that is a member of the Certification Department. The Specialist will provide guidance to WHC in developing data management, quality assurance and public access policies and procedures. These will be consistent with DAMA, ANSI, ISO or equivalent best practices.
*This includes existing Conservation Certifications standard (e.g. WHC Conservation Certification website application forms, project scoring sheets, Reviewer Guidance) and expected iterations.
The Specialist will provide technical support to WHC during a 6-9 month data management improvement process with four key steps:
As a result of this work, WHC will have ~10 page management policy and procedures document, policies and procedures in pace and a plan for continuous improvement. WHC anticipates this work identifying additional data management and IT needs for future work.
WHC will develop a flexible schedule for this work that fits the Specialist’s needs. WHC is unlikely to have significant time to devote to this work in July and October.
To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter expressing your interest to email@example.com. The position will remain open until filled. Due to the volume of applications, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
WHC is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.