Organization: WWF Washington, DC
Title: Senior Program Officer, Forests Strategy & Research- 19095
Location: Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer to be member of the Forest Research & Strategy team. The position will include developing technical methods and tools to support the WWF-US strategy and external programs with targeted stakeholder groups. This will include support for development of land sector climate emissions tools, science-based targets for land systems, assessments of forest tipping points, and other projects as assigned. The Senior Program Officer will be responsible for supporting senior staff on these projects including drafting documents and guidance, attending conference calls, conducting literature searches, spatial data analysis, method development and calculations, and research support on longer term research projects. These activities will help WWF deliver its conservation mission by aligning our economy within planetary boundaries. This position is funded for two years with possible extention.
- A Bachelors degree in Forestry, Environmental Science/Management, Engineering, Industrial Ecology or a related field, with a minimum of 6 years experience in associated field, is required
- A Masters degree in Forestry, Environmental Science/Management, Engineering, Industrial Ecology or a related field, with a minimum of 3 years experience in associated field, is preferred.
- Knowledge of carbon accounting, life cycle assessment, natural capital accounting, climate change, remote sensing, GIS, agriculture, forestry, freshwater, supply chain dynamics, trade data analysis and database development, is preferred.
- Excellent organizational skills, research and writing skills, analytical skills, project management skills and interpersonal skills are required.
- Please note that this position is funded for two years with possible extention.
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