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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Private Sector Engagement Intern focused on helping advance our work with the tech sector.
WWF, one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Sustainable Feed Systems Lead Specialist with in-depth knowledge of the animal feed industry. The incumbent will support and leverage the collective work of WWF’s Freshwater & Food and Markets teams to develop and implement strategies that will reduce the environmental footprint of animal feeds for livestock and aquaculture production systems. The candidate will be required to build a program of work around the reduction in environmental impacts associated with raw material production for feed ingredients. The Lead Specialist is expected to provide thought leadership on approaches to engage industry, build successful platforms to foster pre-competitive commitments to reduce the key impacts of feed and feed ingredient production. Additionally, the incumbent will be required to manage and analyze scientific literature, large data sets, spot trends and forecast trajectories of the animal feed and animal nutrition sector. The incumbent will foster a shared understanding of the fundamental challenges and impacts of feed production and work across the various corporate and commodity experts within the WWF network to build consensus
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Communications Specialist. This position supports the Freshwater & Food Communications team in the implementation of communications strategy and plans to advance our Freshwater & Food conservation goals and plays a critical role in managing our communications efforts with internal and external audiences.
At World Wildlife Fund, our mission is to create a world where nature and people thrive. Through our work, we strive to address the greatest threats to life on this planet, protecting our natural resources, wildlife and places and supporting the local and global communities that rely on them. To support our work in a complex and interconnected world, we are looking for a Senior Director of Enterprise Risk Management.
The Senior Director, Enterprise Risk Management, is responsible for promoting and supporting a culture of strategic risk management in WWF-US. The Senior Director (SD) is responsible for establishing a smart, dynamic enterprise risk management strategy that can guide decision making across the organization and drive innovation.
The SD will provide guidance and advice on risk management to teams across the organization; ensure issues raised through WWF’s Environmental and Social Safeguards Framework (ESSF) in landscapes overseen or supported by WWF-US are addressed and fully resolved; oversee the Internal Audit function; partner with HR, IT, Legal and Finance staff responsible for managing personnel and financial risks; and work with the Executive Team and the Board to ensure that programmatic risks are being appropriately tracked and monitored.
The Senior Director reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Lead Specialist, Safeguards. The role will manage the safeguards unit that ensures WWF’s Environment and Social Integration Policies and Procedures (SIPP) is applied thoroughly and effectively to all WWF GEF (Global Environmental Facility) projects totaling 70 Million USD and Green Climate Fund (GCF) projects totaling 35 Million USD. Responsible for ensuring compliance of institutional standards and policies and responsible for WWF’s strategy on environment and social risk mitigation as a donor and ensuring project sustainability.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Manager for our Sustainable Ranching Initiative at our Northern Great Plains (NGP) Program office in Bozeman, MT office. The Program Manager will oversee the Sustainable Ranching Initiative in the NGP with the goal of avoiding the conversion of grasslands to croplands across the region by enhancing the environmental, economic, and social viability of grass-based enterprises. This entails developing and maintaining relationships with landowners, as well as engaging with other public and private sector partners, to accelerate improved management on ranchlands, support rural communities, and enhance a grass-based economy. The Program Manager will do this by: leading a team of 2-4 employees; developing and prioritizing strategies to meet the program’s objectives; measuring progress toward program goals; designing and implementing a variety of programs focused on improving ranch management (environmentally, economically, and socially); developing and scaling financial solutions to maintain grass-based enterprises; and maintaining and building community resilience.
The Food Loss and Waste (FLW) Program Manager will lead efforts across the full spectrum of food loss and waste projects currently established within WWF’s global program. WWF has established a project portfolio that spans FLW from farm to fork. This position will work directly with both the public and private sectors within 5 key industry segments including retail, restaurants, hospitality, school systems and on farms to set and deliver science based and data driven goals, focused on preventing food waste and realizing ambitious landfill diversion targets. This position will require someone with proven experience handling multi-stakeholder programs and multiple parallel projects. The position will work directly with the current Food Waste Program Director and will oversee domestic and international partnership efforts. In addition to managing grant reporting and consulting deliverables, this position will support the data collection and analysis efforts from pilot interventions with private & public-sector partners that attempt to find food waste prevention best practices.
World Wildlife Fund-United States (WWF US), one of the world’s leading environment organizations, seeks a Senior Vice President, Climate Change to lead its dynamic and growing body of work to fight the climate crisis. Climate change threatens to compound the other threats that confront nature and to undermine human welfare. Without immediate and concerted action to both decarbonize economies and adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change, the loss of biodiversity will continue unabated and people reliant on nature and nature’s services for their well-being will face severe, and for many, catastrophic consequences.
WWF’s climate goal is to foster climate-resilient, low carbon development pathways. We seek to mobilize and strengthen climate mitigation and adaptation action at all levels, from individual citizens and rural communities, to the largest multinational corporations and the US Federal Government. Our efforts are bolstered by WWF’s reputation and deep field experience in the arenas of nature conservation and sustainable development; its global reach and engagement with governments and national and international policy processes; strong relationships and credibility with the private sector; thought leadership grounded in the best available science; and its unparalleled outreach capabilities through traditional and social media.
Founded in 1961, WWF is a huge network of non-governmental environment organizations, with 6,500 staff operating in more than 100 countries, some 6 million members, and 22 million Facebook and 14 million Twitter followers worldwide. WWF’s efforts are grounded in its work with local communities, businesses and governments and other actors to conserve and restore nature and secure sustainable development for people in priority places around the world. We also work extensively with major private and public institutions to reduce the impacts of climate change, infrastructure projects, unsustainable food production, and consumption on nature and people. In 2016, WWF launched a new global strategy to help the nations, states, and cities of the world achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Paris Climate Agreement, and Convention on Biological Diversity. WWF works through strong country programs, linked through global practices, to drive local innovation and large-scale solutions that seek to safeguard nature and nature’s contribution to people.
WWF-US, the largest organization within the WWF global network, works with partners across the United States and other countries to advance the WWF mission. WWF-US plays a pivotal role driving conservation and development action in the broader WWF network, collaborating closely with WWF offices around the world. It also hosts the network’s Science and Markets programs and administers field offices in Latin America (excluding Brazil), Nepal, Bhutan, and Namibia. WWF-US has just over 1,000 staff located throughout its domestic and international offices, with 2019 total revenues and support of over $325 million. President and CEO Carter Roberts leads the Senior Management Team out of the WWF-US Washington, DC headquarters.