IUCN is a membership Union composed of both government and civil society organisations. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its more than 1,400 Member organisations and the input of more than 17,000 experts. This diversity and vast expertise makes IUCN the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.
The Country Representative has overall responsibility for leading the overall growth and sustainability of IUCN’s programme and institutional presence in the country. He/she represents IUCN in its strategic engagement with the host government, Union members, donors and partners, and other relevant in-country stakeholders.
As head of IUCN’s country office, he/she manages the country programme portfolio and develops strategic partnerships to support resource mobilisation. He/she is responsible for ensuring that office operations and portfolio delivery achieve their strategic objectives, contribute to IUCN programme, sustain overall financial health, and comply with institutional policies and procedures.
2. Resource Mobilisation and Strategic Finance
3. Country Representation
4. Engagement with Members and Partners
5. General Administration
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