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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, is seeking a graduate intern to join the International Corporate Climate Partnerships team.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, International Corporate Climate Partnerships (ICCP), the International Corporate Climate Partnerships intern, will supports the day-to-day implementation of international corporate climate work under the WWF-US climate & energy strategy.
The ICCP program focuses on creating and scaling high impact corporate-related initiatives to accelerate a low-carbon transition in a manner that helps governments meet, or exceed, their national commitments under the Paris Agreement. The program works closely with companies, WWF offices in priority markets, and other stakeholders to promote action beyond the United States.
The program’s current priority is to help scale demand for, and access to, renewable energy by large corporations in Mexico, India and China.
WWF-Democratic Republic of the Congo is recruiting the role of Protected Area Advisor (PA Advisor) for our programme in Democratic Republic of Congo to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.
Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Duration of the assignment:1 year subject to successful probation renewable subsequently.
WWF-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is recruiting the role of Virunga Wood Energy Evaluation Consultant to help us evaluate the impact of a decade of efforts to decrease deforestation in and around the Virunga National Park (Nord Kivu Province, DRC) and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks an Administration and Finance Specialist in our WWF Paraguay Office in Asunción. Under the supervision of the Operations Director and in coordination with the staff of WWF-United States(US)/Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), coordinates and ensures that the administration and finances of the office, including human resources, be carried out in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization, donors, and local laws. It is primarily responsible for supervising the accounting practices of the office, the correct maintenance of financial records and supports the preparation of financial reports to donors. It also monitors the financial execution of the office including programs and projects, and supervises Contracts.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Internal Communications intern for the spring 2018 semester.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Administrative Assistant at our Washington, DC office. This position supports the Markets & Food team and performs a variety of standard and frequently complex administrative duties, accounting tasks and special projects to ensure the smooth functioning of the department using administrative skills, organizational skills, and a detailed knowledge of the organization and its programs and policies.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Specialist in Seaweed and Marine Algae at our Washington, DC office. The Senior Specialist will provide thought leadership and finance expertise on how marine seaweed and algal species can be utilized to reduce GHG emissions and sequester carbon while providing critical food and food ingredients that reduce key environmental impacts. The Senior Specialist will have practical experience in the production of marine seaweed and algae as well as innovation and finance.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Science Research Fellow at our Washington, DC office (other locations may be considered). WWF’s half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. The scientific rigor we bring to our work is unmatched in the nonprofit conservation sector. Building on this legacy, WWF is recruiting a Global Science Research Fellow to help advance the organization’s mission to build a future where people live in harmony with nature. The Global Science Research Fellow will help shape and implement an interdisciplinary research agenda and apply it to accelerate WWF’s goals in Climate & Energy, Food, Forests, Freshwater, Oceans and Wildlife. The Global Science Research Fellow will support the Global Science Team and experts in finance, markets, policy and practice to advance a coordinated effort that will deliver science and technology for tangible conservation impacts. The Global Science Research Fellow reports directly to the WWF Chief Scientist.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Development Coordinator, Strategic Philanthropy at our Washington, DC office.
WWF Cambodia is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. The proposed USAID-funded two-million-dollar FLAGSHIP project over three years will have a focus in Cambodia’s Eastern Plains Landscape, where activities will continue to build on U.S. investments and lessons learned from previous activities. Activities will focus on the improved management of Eastern Plains with a range of appropriate activities taking place at the sub-national level along with strategic investments at the national level with various ministries and institutions. This comprehensive activity will focus on biodiversity conservation, and strengthening the governance and polices related to the Eastern Plains.
WWF Cambodia is seeking a Project Manager. The proposed two-million dollar USAID-funded FLAGSHIP project over three years will have a focus in Cambodia’s Eastern Plains Landscape, where activities will continue to build on U.S. investments and lessons learned from previous activities. Activities will focus on the improved management of Eastern Plains with a range of appropriate activities taking place at the sub-national level along with strategic investments at the national level with various ministries and institutions. This comprehensive activity will focus on biodiversity conservation, strengthening the governance and polices related to the Eastern Plains, and increase sustainable economic growth at the sub-national level.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Grants Adminstration Analyst at our Washington, DC office. For more than 50 years, WWF has worked to preserve the diversity of life on earth. We began in 1961 with just three offices and have since grown into the world's leading global conservation organization with a presence in over 80 countries. WWF works around the world to protect biodiversity and to safeguard the resources that people and nature need to thrive.
WWF-US is the largest office in the WWF Network, with more than 500 employees and over $200 million in annual revenues. The US office is one of 30 national organizations (NO) or independently chartered entities in the WWF Network. As an NO, we raise funds, have our own Board and are subject to the regulatory requirements of the United States government. WWF-US is also the home office for several international program offices including offices in Latin America and Caribbean, as well as Nepal, Bhutan and Namibia. These offices receive funding from the Network and operate under the financial administration of WWF US.
At WWF, our mission has remained the same over many years, but our strategy and the scale of our ambitions have evolved in the face of growing and increasingly complex challenges to biodiversity. Today, our strategy reflects the best of what we have learned - from the interconnectedness of people and wildlife and the ecosystems in which we live, to the need for innovation and powerful partnerships at every level to affect change on a global scale. Across the organization, our teams are organized to achieve six major goals, focused on closing the gap between the urgent circumstances of today and our vision for tomorrow, where people live in harmony with nature.Program Operations supports the mission in a variety of ways aimed at ensuring first class operations and compliance across the range of partners and grantees we work with to deliver conservation programs, projects, and impacts.
The primary focus of this position is to support the effective implementation of WWF’s grantee risk assessment, monitoring, and mitigation process and procedures through improved data collection, analysis, and presentation of key information and trends.
In this role, the position will work with all relevant departments in WWF Program Operations as well as across the wider organization to identify key information needs and data sources related to grantee risks, compliance, and mitigation; develop the analytical tools to extract critical information from systems and databases; and provide clear and consistent reporting and presentation of information to WWF staff, managers, and decisionmakers.
A secondary role for this position, which will increase in importance over time, is to support the WWF Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Green Climate Fund (GCF) teams to strengthen WWF’s capabilities to conduct effective institutional and operational due diligence with respect to project executing agencies, as well as to track and monitor compliance. WWF acts as a certified agency for the GEF and is in the final stage of obtaining similar status for the GCF, with a growing portfolio of projects and programs under development and implementation.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Wildlife Conservation Intern at our Washington, DC office. This position is responsible for conducting research and assisting the Wildlife Conservation team’s projects and goals.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Business Services Intern at our Washington, DC office. Coordinates and implements processes and systems for Private Sector Engagement (PSE) team, including corporate research, data inventory and the collection and system entry of information related to the development and stewardship of corporate philanthropy and collaborations.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Transboundary Leader for the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA). KAZA was created in 2011 by five southern African countries—Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe—and is the largest terrestrial transboundary conservation area in the world (520,000 km2). KAZA is renowned for its wealth of wildlife, including more than half of Africa’s elephants (225,000), 20% of the continent’s lions, 25% of all African wild dogs, and up to 40% of the world’s cheetahs.
The KAZA vision “To establish a world-class trans-frontier conservation area and tourism destination in the Okavango and Zambezi river basin regions within the context of sustainable development” is premised upon a concerted, five-country effort to harness the region’s rich natural resources to promote economic development through conservation and tourism. WWF has been supporting KAZA and its partner countries since its inception.
The WWF Transboundary Leader will guide, contribute to, and coordinate the collective inputs of WWF (Country Offices in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe) working with the KAZA Secretariat and its partners countries, and other donors, partners and stakeholders of KAZA. This position will initially be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Marketing Director in our Washington DC office. Creates strategy for, manages, and oversees integrated marketing programs and staff to meet WWF’s fundraising objectives. Develops, recommends, and executes annual operating strategy for a diverse group of marketing programs including multi-channel campaigns, direct mail, telemarketing, catalogs, in-person, television, member services and others as needed.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a U.S. Government Relations Spring 2018 Intern. The U.S. Government Relations Department of the World Wildlife Fund is seeking part-time to full-time interns for policy research, analysis, and outreach. Given the diversity of issues that the USGR staff covers, research, and analysis may entail working with legislation, regulations, and potentially court cases. By contrast research, analysis, and support may include assessment of government agencies' roles, policies, and positions on issues relating to WWF's mission, or writing of brief materials about U.S. government agencies. Outreach may entail covering congressional hearings and markups, and preparing and attending congressional, administration, and/or NGO coalition briefings. Subject matter will cover many of the issues in which WWF is involved, including biodiversity conservation (e.g., endangered species and habitat protection), natural resource management (e.g., fisheries, forestry, and agriculture), environment and security, climate change, and energy.
World Wildlife Fund, the global conservation organization, seeks a dynamic and motivated quantitative Post-doctoral fellowship – movement ecology & wildlife connectivity associate to lead analyses related to assessing wildlife connectivity in the Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) transfrontier conservation area in southern Africa. The individual will take up the Mark Schell Research Fellowship at WWF-US and will be responsible for developing statistical models and metrics of connectivity that will allow conservation planners and other stakeholders in the region to manage a suite of large wildlife species in the central part of KAZA.
This is a one-year, fixed term position that will involve working closely with WWF's Lead Scientist for Wildlife Conservation, as well as other research team members in Namibia and Botswana. The position is based in WWF's Washington DC, but will require frequent communication with other team members as noted above.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Specialist for WWF GEF Project Agency at our Washington, DC office. The Specialist supports engagement of partners and development of policy and strategy for WWF’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) Agency. This person oversees/leads project and program development and implementation as a member of the WWF GEF Agency.
i. provides support and guidance to teams developing WWF GEF concepts and projects, to ensure quality and compliance with WWF and GEF policy
ii. plays an oversight and project compliance role for WWF GEF projects in implementation, and
iii. contributes to WWF GEF Agency strategy and operational efficiency.
The position does not directly develop or manage projects.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Program Officer (SPO) for Oceans. The SPO manages planning, coordination, budgets, communication and implementation of a major conservation initiative in support of the WWF Oceans Team. Builds NGO and academic partnerships/collaborations to generate meaningful conservation strategy that informs both policy and practice from local to international arenas. Communicates the nature and results of the work to interested institutions, donors, partner organizations, and the general public. Provides technical expertise in support of the WWF-Oceans team strategy.