WWF, one of the world's largest conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Freshwater & Food Transformation. The Freshwater and Food Transformation and Metrics (FFTM) team is a cross-cutting team within the Freshwater & Food goal that focuses on transforming the way stakeholders create and act on sustainability programs leading to impact in WWF’s priority landscapes and key river basins. The FFTM team seeks to leverage both bilateral engagement with companies as well as collective action corporate platforms to shift market drivers and demand signals for sustainable commodities as well as identify opportunities for action in priority conservation landscapes.
The Director, Freshwater & Food Transformation will provide strategic and project management leadership for WWF’s corporate engagement, with a particular focus on connecting water stewardship and improved food systems, agriculture, and livestock commodities. Working closely with the corporate lead for water stewardship and the rest of the FFTM team, the Director will focus especially on developing the corporate strategy and execution plan to implement the regenerative agriculture agenda for WWF and will engage closely with the leadership of major initiatives in Freshwater and Food as well as other Goal teams including Markets, Forests and Climate. The incumbent will lead the development of integrated strategies to transform the way businesses stewards water and agriculture within their operations, supply chains and landscapes.
The incumbent will work hand in hand with partnership leads in WWF’s Private Sector Engagement (PSE) team, WWF global network colleagues and other key internal and external stakeholders to help manage and grow and ensure impact from our private sector partnerships. This includes oversight of corporate partnerships, platforms, and projects, internal budget, internal review of documents of engagement, managing staff and aligning and implementing department strategy.
As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.