World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Officer for its Free Flowing Rivers team at our Washington, DC office. The Freshwater team has four primary initiatives that work to ensure the conservation of water for people and nature – Free-Flowing Rivers, the Pantanal Challenge, Corporate Water Stewardship, and Water in North America, specifically work on the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo river basin. This position would be working primarily on the Free-Flowing Rivers initiative but would engage with other initiatives on the Freshwater team.
With guidance and support from the Deputy Goal Lead/ Senior Director, the Program Officer supports WWF’s Free-Flowing Rivers initiative, including partnership management, global project development, implementation and oversight, research and policy engagement, GIS and technical analysis, monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management. The Program Officer will work closely with WWF National Offices and field teams, the WWF Freshwater Practice, the WWF Science team, other Goal and Influence teams, and external partners to ensure that priority activities of the Free-Flowing River initiative are being executed.