Deputy Lead, Forest Goal - 20024

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

About the organization

For nearly 60 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature.The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in the United States and close to five million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.



*Strategic vision: Defines the results that need to be achieved in the goal area for the near-term as well as to accomplish longer-term results. Outlines the long-term plans and strategies to achieve those results. Balances long-range needs with short-term demands in establishing priorities and deadlines.
*Organizational leadership: Builds strong relationships within the goal team and with leaders in the influence and support areas. Is adept at pulling resources together to scale up and address needs in a nimble fashion. Works across the organization to ensure that the best talent is brought to bear in developing and implementing solutions and strategies. Expertly assembles and manages dispersed internal and external resources for results.
*Integration: Works across the team and organization to optimize integration of forest conservation interventions at policy and field levels.
*Creativity, innovation and learning: Develops new and creative solutions that will leverage WWF's efforts toward the global forest goal. Scans the external environment, networks and research to challenge WWF and partners. Solves problems and makes things happen under complex circumstances. Ensures learnings and best practices are shared across places.
*Sets goals and metrics: Drives to achieve success, measures and communicates progress on an ongoing basis. Creates opportunities for recognition and development. Delivers results with maximum efficiency and consistent integrity.



Education/Experience: Master's degree required in relevant field. 12+ years of experience required, including at least 8 years of experience leading and managing projects and/or teams focused on forest conservation.

Skills and Abilities:

*A high level of interpersonal and influencing skills is required.
*Must have strong relationship building skills; able to successfully work as part of a high-level, international team.
*Experience interacting with senior management and other key stakeholders of WWF is required.
*The ability to effectively prioritize and produce high-quality work under time constraints.
*Superior communication skills.
*Able to lead and manage teams.
*Must be willing to travel 20% of the time domestic and internationally.

To Apply:

*Please visit our Careers Page(, Requisition #20024, to submit an online application including resume and cover letter
*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, and veteran or disability status.

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