Program Officer - 23031

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Washington, DC, United States

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30 days ago

Overview:
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer.
Responsibilities:
Research and analyze policy developments related to climate change and disaster risk reduction. Develop environmentally responsible disaster recovery and reconstruction programs. Conduct research, monitor and analyze new technical information, policies, tools, and global trends related to disasters, disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change adaptation (CCA) and resilience. Document lessons learned from disaster recovery projects to inform future adaptation and resilience work. Advise humanitarian and development projects on how to incorporate climate and environmental risk into project activities. Travel to project field locations to provide technical support and workshop planning on integrating Environment and Disaster Management ( EDM) tools into conservation and sustainable developments strategies. Provide support, training, and development of new approaches for environmentally responsible disaster management. Develop online EDM Training programs such as the Flood Green Guide training program. Provide support for the development and implementation of grants for EDM programs. Overseas travel 10%.
Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Climate & Society, Environmental Science or related field and two years of experience working with environmental nonprofit on climate change mitigation issues. Knowledge of climate risk assessment and disaster risk management is required.


To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #23031
  • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone


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.