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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 months ago(5/24/2023 2:26 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Program Officer (SPO), GIS and Analytics for Nature Based Solutions.    The SPO works closely with the Director, Forest Climate Solutions Impact and Monitoring, several 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 countries with tropical forests.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(8/24/2023 5:23 PM)
Title:                                      Development Systems Business Analyst Job Family/Level:           Development/Specialist Reports to:                         Director, Development Systems Partnerships, and Reporting FLSA Status:                       Exempt Date:                                     February 2023 Major Function The Development Systems Business Analyst provides data, system, and reporting support for the WWF Development Department. At the direction of the Director, Development Systems Partnerships, and Reporting, the Business Analyst assists Development team members with critical day-to-day information and data support, as well as queries and reports from WWF’s Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system. This position gathers, documents, and evaluates business process requirements from Development Teams, and trains staff on systems functions and processes, as well as creates and maintains a library of process documentation for both the team and the Department. Collaborates with the Senior Development Systems Specialist to gather requirements for reports needed by Development staff. Key Responsibilities - Assists Development staff with basic to moderate systems or reporting needs, including operation of functions, record changes, and running queries and reports - Maintains and executes standard reports that are critical for various team’s operations and data insights - Writes system queries as requested by Development team members - Trains Development staff, both one-on-one and groups, on basic functions of WWF’s Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system - Monitors data quality for Development donor accounts - Conducts basic investigation of system issues and errors, and submits work tickets for corrective resolution as necessary - Assists Development staff with unique CRM system operations such as invitation lists or marketing efforts - As Primary liaison, conducts regular check-ins and trainings and provides query/report assistance for Development’s internal CRM Power Users - Drafts and maintains documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs) - Other duties as assigned Skills and Abilities - A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and minimum 4 years’ of previous experience with advancement services, fundraising systems, prospect development, or related experience required - Strong familiarity with donor management or constituent relationship management (CRM) systems; familiarity with Blackbaud CRM preferred - Knowledge of development/fundraising practices and techniques - Experience working in a non-profit environment preferred - Customer service orientation, excellent interpersonal communications skill, and ability to tactfully navigate competing demands - Experience writing and compiling documentation of business processes for end-users - Experience training end-users on system and processes - Ability to interpret technical information and translate both written and orally for end-users - Ability to take direction and independently execute tasks - Ability to operate with independence, under pressure, and to meet deadlines and commitments   - Familiarity with Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)   - Committed to building and strengthening a culture of inclusion within and across teams. - Identifies and aligns with WWF’s core values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration: - Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular. - Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable. - Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement. - Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 9 months ago(2/23/2023 5:34 PM)
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations in the world. Active in almost 100 countries, we have been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa for more than 20 years. Our mission is to stop environmental degradation in the world and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. For our office in Gabon, we are looking for a dynamic and committed Conservation Manager who will lead the development, implementation and coordination of WWF conservation programs; Ensure the ongoing alignment of the WWF Gabon strategic and conservation plans with national priorities including strong delivery on the WWF Gabon Conservation key performance indicators.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 months ago(5/23/2023 2:48 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Regional Finance and Grants Manager.   Under the direction of the Senior Director, Program Operation, this position is responsible for the financial management of specific projects/portfolios assigned to the role. The position will manage the budgets, cost proposals, financial tracking, analysis and reporting, grants and agreements, and administrative functions for the assigned portfolio.  Responsible for meeting performance measures as outlined in the program operations standards, and for complying with reporting requirements as established by the Vice President of Program Operations.  Oversight of program budget and financial management helps to ensure compliance with WWF policies and ensures sound management of WWF revenues used toward accomplishing WWF’s mission.  This role may include supervising and mentoring of one or more staff members.     Please Note:    - This position can be based in Washington DC or Kenya - Selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in one of the two countries. - Payment will be in the local currency of whichever office the selected person will be based out of and will receive benefits in accordance to local labor law - Position is not eligible for posting allowances.
Job Locations GT-Ciudad de Guatemala
Posted Date 10 months ago(2/1/2023 2:47 PM)
Location Mesoamerican Reef ecoregion (Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras) Reporting to Amelia Kissick Preferred timeframe July to October 2023 Potential sites to visit Sites to be determined during inception period. Maximum budget $47,000   World Wildlife Fund, Inc. (WWF) policies and procedures for all GEF financed full and medium-sized projects require a terminal evaluation (TE) upon completion of project implementation. The following terms of reference (TOR) set out the expectations for the TE for the project “Integrated Ridge to Reef Management of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecoregion (MAR2R)” hereafter referred to as the “Project”. The technical consultant selected to conduct this evaluation will be referred to as “evaluator” throughout this TOR.   The Project seeks to support regional collaboration for integrated ridge to reef management of the MAR ecoregion by demonstrating its advantages and improving regional, national, and local capacities for integrated management and governance of its freshwater, coastal, and marine resources. The project has four interrelated components designed to scale up existing baseline programs to address key threats and barriers to the integrated management and conservation of the MAR: - Strengthen resource governance and regional collaboration for integrated ridge to reef management; - Integrated ridge to reef management of watersheds and freshwater resources; - Integrated ridge to reef management of coastal and marine resources; and - Project monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge sharing. See the WWF GEF project website for additional details and project documents.   SCOPE AND Objectives for the evaluation WWF is seeking an independent consultant to undertake a Terminal Evaluation of the Project. The scope of the TE will cover the GEF financed components.  The objectives of this evaluation are to examine the extent, magnitude and sustainability of any project impacts to date; identify concerns as well as best practices; assess progress towards project outcomes and outputs; and draw lessons learned that can both improve the sustainability of benefits from this project and aid in the enhancement of future related projects. The evaluator is expected to frame the evaluation effort using the seven (7) core criteria of relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, results/impact, sustainability and adaptive capacity. Particular emphasis will be placed on effectiveness, efficiency, results/impact and sustainability. Definitions of each of these criteria will be provided as well as summary table templates and a report outline (See annexes A - C).
Job Locations GT-Ciudad de Guatemala
Posted Date 10 months ago(1/27/2023 3:35 PM)
WWF seeks to hire the final evaluation of the Smart coasts project.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 year ago(12/2/2022 11:35 AM)
Title:                           Director, Sustainable Protein Systems Job Family/Level:     Program/ Director Reports to:                 Vice President and Deputy Goal Lead, Food FLSA status:              Exempt Revised Date:            November 2022 Major Function The Director of Sustainable Protein Systems provides leadership in the development and implementation of an updated ambitious sustainable protein strategy and for the shared vision (along with sector stakeholders) for the future of sustainable protein production in the livestock sector.  The Director will be responsible for planning, communicating, and implementing priority programs related to beef production and other animal protein commodities including dairy, poultry, eggs, and swine. The Director will focus on the development and implementation of global principles, robust and measurable sustainability targets for production of livestock, criteria, and key metrics, as well as the identification and cost effectiveness of practices and incentives for adoption by livestock producers, feed producers, processors, traders, retailers, and other supply chain actors in the United States and globally. Key Responsibilities - Strategic Direction, Program Design and Implementation:  Provides strategic direction on sustainable beef and other livestock commodity programs, tracks and influences markets and trade of livestock and feed commodities globally, integrates and scales innovation for impact and evolves WWF’s programming accordingly, and supports on-the-ground programs in priority landscapes including the Northern Great Plains and the Chaco-Pantanal.  Leads team of practitioners that execute the Sustainable Protein Initiative. Creates or oversees creation of tools that allow producers to share information on reducing key impacts. - Strategic Partnership and Platform Engagement: Leads WWF-US engagement in advancement of our primary conservation priorities in multisector platforms including the Global, United States and Canadian Beef Roundtables, the U.S. Sustainable Roundtable for Poultry and Eggs and others. Develops and leads partnerships with other NGOs, universities, research institutes, producer groups, corporate entities, and others as appropriate. Engages closely with WWF colleagues across other teams, including Freshwater & Food, Forests, Markets, and Climate to coordinate efforts and impact, especially in priority landscapes where livestock systems, including feed production, are critical for livelihoods including the Northern Great Plains, the US Southern Plains, and the Amazon, Cerrado, Chaco-Pantanal region in South America. - Technical Expert: Represents WWF-US within the WWF global network and at national and international meetings, workshops, and other relevant fora on beef and  other livestock production systems and drives WWF’s conservation agenda and outcomes. Serves as an internal WWF expert on all beef and livestock issues. Provides technical support to business partners and the WWF Network on beef and livestock production issues, where appropriate. - Thought Leadership: Undertakes or oversees research, develops reports, white papers, blogs, podcasts, and other materials to build awareness and consensus within WWF and externally about key impacts and potential strategies to reduce them. - Fundraising: Persuasively conveys the mission of WWF to solicit program support from the major funding sectors (government, foundation, individual, corporate). In coordination with WWF Development staff and others on the Freshwater and Food team, oversees development of  conceptual framework for multi-year proposals. Oversees staff drafts and/or directly prepares proposals. Engages with VP and SVP to communicate with select donors, attending events or field site visits as needed. - Performs other duties as assigned. Skill and Abilities: - A graduate degree in a relevant field. - At least 10 years of experience in beef, land use, impacts, business, or economics. - Specific knowledge of beef production and beef producers and/or other livestock production system. - Direct experience with developing and/or implementing sustainability initiatives within the livestock sector. - Proven ability to work directly with producers, undertake and oversee research, and work with different players along the value chain. - Excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to communicate effectively with board, staff, and business executives. - Ability to formulate complex strategic programs. - Ability to understand both the U.S. and global context. - A high-level of interpersonal skills; especially, relationship management skills and the ability to work as part of a dynamic, multi-dimensional, cross-cutting team. - Excellent leadership and organizational skills with an emphasis on project management. - Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. - International experience and languages other than English a plus. - Committed to the Freshwater and Food team’s values of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) - Willingness to travel as needed up to 25%. Travel is both within the US and internationally. - Committed to building and strengthening a culture of inclusion within and across teams. - Identifies and aligns with WWF’s core values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration: - Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular. - Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable. - Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement. - Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 year ago(8/15/2022 12:16 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Nature-Based Solutions.   Major Function The Senior Program Officer, Nature-Based Solutions will support key WWF country teams and their partners in forest geographies in the ideation, design, planning and implementation of forest and land use policies, programs and incentive systems that collectively address drivers of deforestation and degradation at scale. In collaboration with forest and climate team members, this role will help WWF country offices and partners to build support for land policy reforms, including establishing linkages with subnational/national REDD+ programs and Nationally-Determined Contributions (NDCs), and develop external support through elaboration of funding proposals and/or place-based corporate partnerships.