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Thu Aug 11 04:43:55 EST 1994

email no:apmvac.jud file no: 3/3/64 To: Postmaster From: Dr
Michael Rands: Deputy Director-General BirdLife International
(Cambridge, UK) email address: birdlife at gn.apc.org 9 August 1994

Dear Postmaster,

Will you please post this position announcement around your
network.  Thank you.

Subject: Advocacy Programme Manager

The Secretariat of BirdLife International, a global partnership of
53 national conservation organisations, requires an Advocacy
Programme Manager to develop and coordinate its BirdLife Policy
and Advocacy Programme.  Specific tasks include

- coordinating and facilitating the development of BirdLife
policies on both broad environmental and international issues
affecting birds where a joint position by the BirdLife Partners is

- encouraging the adoption and adherence to agreed policies by
Partners and other relevant parts of the BirdLife Network

- developing and expanding the Advocacy Programme with a focus on
agreed policies and priorities

- coordinating the implementation of the Advocacy Programme,
maximising the use of available resources among Partners

- developing and maintaining close relationships with national and
international development agencies, international conventions and
treaties and other key organisations whose policies and actions
BirdLife wishes to influence

- managing and motivating advocacy staff.

For this post we require an individual with excellent
communication skills, a detailed understanding of international
agencies and conventions, a good persuader and influencer with
knowledge of international conservation and development issues.
You should have first hand experience of conservation and
development projects, education to degree level or equivalent and
be creative and innovative in your approach.  You will need high
levels of initiative and self-motivation and be able to work under
pressure and travel the world frequently.  A very good command of
written and spoken English is needed and additional language
skills are highly desirable.  The post holder reports to the
Director of Planning and Policy, who is also the Deputy
Director-General of BirdLife International and will be part of a
small Planning and Policy team.  He/she will have one Biodiversity
Advocacy Officer specialising in the Biodiversity Convention
reporting to them directly and access to high quality secretarial

The post will be based at the BirdLife International Secretariat
in Cambridge, UK.  The salary scale is in the range of US$ 25,500
- 34,500 plus benefits.  Relocation costs will be covered.

Applications should be made to Dr Michael Rands, Deputy
Director-General, BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK by
e-mail,( e-mail address: birdlife at gn.apc.org) fax (Fax number:
+44-(0)223-277200) or letter (BirdLife International, Wellbrook
Court, Girton Road, Cambridge, CB3 ONA, UK).  This should include
a letter highlighting your relevant experience, qualifications and
motivation for seeking this post with a full curriculum vitae and
should arrive by no later than 10th September 1994.
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