World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Director of Sustainable Livestock Systems. Provides leadership in the development of an updated sustainable protein strategy and for the shared vision (along with sector stakeholders) for the future of sustainable protein production in the livestock sector. Responsible for planning, communicating, and implementing priority programs related to beef production and other animal protein commodities including dairy, poultry, eggs, and swine. Focuses on the development and implementation of global principles, robust and measurable sustainability targets for production of livestock, criteria, and key metrics, as well as the identification and cost effectiveness of practices and incentives for adoption by livestock producers, feed producers, processors, traders, retailers, and other supply chain actors in the United States and globally. Engages in key global and national platforms that drive sustainability for key animal commodities and their feed sources with a focus on the Global and U.S. Roundtables for Sustainable Beef bringing a strong conservation voice to these deliberations. Creates data bases and/or other tools that allow producers to share information about how to reduce key impacts. Advances thought leadership for WWF on sustainable livestock systems though analysis, public speaking, and written reports. Develops and maintains successful business and producer partnerships to deliver results and impact. Engages closely with WWF colleagues across other teams, including Freshwater & Food, Forests, Markets, and Climate to coordinate efforts and impact, especially in priority landscapes where livestock systems including feed production, are critical for livelihoods including the Northern Great Plains, the Southern Plains in the US, and the Amazon, Cerrado, Chaco-Pantanal region in South America.
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Please Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply by Sunday, March 14th, 2021
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