PO, Climate Risk Mgmt & Resilience-20052

World Wildlife Fund

About the organization

Our planet faces many big conservation challenges. No one person or organization can tackle these challenges alone, but together we can. WWF-US For more than 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by over 1 million members in the United States and six million globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, and involves action and partnership at every level from local to global to ensure the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

Duties

Responsibilities
• Works with project personnel, grantees, consultants, and others to facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting for adaptation and resilience team projects, including but not limited to: ecosystem-based adaptation in Central America; improving country commitments to the Paris Agreement through nature-based approaches to adaptation; and improving planning for sustainable, climate resilient infrastructure.
• Facilitates the development short- and long-term workplans, reports and communications materials for adaptation team projects.
• Conducts research, monitors and analyzes new technical information, policies, tools, and global trends related to climate change adaptation and resilience; landscape-scale spatial planning for biodiversity, ecosystem services, and climate resilient sustainable development; documents learning from projects to inform future adaptation and resilience work.
• Assists with fundraising proposals from private foundations and/or government aid agencies to support related adaptation and resilience projects. Provides support to the GEF and GCF teams to incorporate climate risk into project concepts. Prepares and/or finalizes scopes of work, budgets, and administrative information for contracts and to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
• Travels to project field locations, providing relevant technical research and workshop planning and logistical support.

Qualifications

Qualifications
• Must have either 4 - 6 years of relevant work experience plus a bachelor's degree or 2 years relevant work experience plus an advanced degree in natural resource management, conservation, or in landscape or regional planning . Candidate's prior work experience must be in fields relevant to biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services assessment, or landscape and/or regional planning.
• A strong understanding of international conservation, climate, and sustainable development issues, especially climate risk management and climate resilience; experience in systems thinking and spatial planning is desired
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong research and analytical skills
• Strong communications skills, both written and public speaking
• Strong project management skills
• Prior study or work experience in developing countries, along with cross-cultural competence is highly desired
• Foreign language skills preferred: in particular in Spanish, French or Portuguese
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.

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