World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Nature Metrics.
The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will assist with the planning, managing, coordinating, implementing and communicating Nature Measurement Framework efforts with one of WWF’s largest strategic corporate partnerships. The role will coordinate across goal teams (including Freshwater & Food, Forest, Oceans, Private Sector Engagement) and WWF Network as needed to provide project support, relying heavily on a working knowledge of environmental science, conservation interventions, planetary boundaries, various environmental accounting methodologies and spatial data expertise.
The Senior Program Officer will be responsible for supporting senior staff on projects including drafting documents and guidance, attending conference calls, conducting literature searches, spatial data analysis, method development and calculations, and research support on longer term research projects.
The SPO will engage with various experts both within and outside WWF to stay up to speed on the latest analysis, tools and approaches and to engage with key platforms, forums and partners to influence and affect change in the metrics dialogue related to sustainability of landscapes, seascapes, and food systems. Management, analysis and synthesis of large data sets, to forecast threats and spot trends will be a component of this work.
**This is a Limited Term position for one calendar year based upon hire date.
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.