World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Forest Carbon Accounting.
The Forest Carbon Accounting Senior Program Officer (SPO) collaborates closely with multiple landscape focal points and the WWF-US Forest team in the design, impact assessment and monitoring, reporting and verification of land-based climate change mitigation interventions in tropical forest countries. Works closely with WWF-US Forest team and WWF country teams and partners in the design, evaluation, elaboration and incorporation of ex-ante and ex-post forest-associated emissions estimates as needed for programmatic work planning, proposal elaboration, and impact assessment. Liaises with WWF country teams and their technical counterparts in government on alignment of methodologies with national forest monitoring systems and/or greenhouse gas reporting. Elaborates and delivers forest carbon-related guidance and products as needed for WWF-US and partners’ programmatic work. Contributes to building WWF-US, WWF country teams, and partners’ capacities for delivery and improvement of estimates of forest-based contributions to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
WWF is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and requires all US-based staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. WWF will consider requests for accommodation from the vaccine requirement based on disability, medical contraindication, sincerely held religious belief, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
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.