World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Area Based Conservation Finance on the Earth for Life team, located at our Washington, DC office.
This role involves developing financial models and designing sustainable financing mechanisms (e.g., trust funds, payment for ecosystem services, etc.) and blended finance vehicles that provide long-term financial support to area based conservation programs. The Senior Program Officer will work on concurrent projects based in different countries; develop and manage working relationships with WWF staff, partner organizations and consultants; and guide and train counterparts based abroad on sustainable financing approaches. As part of WWF’s broader Conservation Finance Community of Practice, the Senior Program Officer will collaborate with finance professionals from across the organization on the development, design, and implementation of priority initiatives. The Senior Program Officer will report to the Conservation Finance Lead Specialist in the Earth for Life Initiative.
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.