Program Operations Specialist - 20010

World Wildlife Fund

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.

Duties

Responsibilities

• Assists in the preparation and analysis of the annual operations and 3-year budgeting process for the program. Assists in the development of individual project budgets. Ensures implementation of effective tracking measures. Ensures payments are made timely and correctly coded, to ensure data integrity. Manages actual financial performance against budget to ensure the budget stays in balance, and that end-of-year projections are accurate. Identifies problems and formulates recommendations for corrective action.

• Ensures all WWF-issued agreements and payments are in prepared in accordance with organizational policies and donor requirements. Provides guidance to program staff in the negotiation and establishment of agreement terms. Maintains program database to ensure all information is current and accurate. Monitors information to ensure deadlines and reporting requirements are met.

• Assists in the preparation of program financial and operational analyses as needed. Reviews financial reports and information pertaining to budgets, project expenditures, program funding requirements and plans. Assists with forecasting 3-year budgets as a basis for identifying priorities and targeting funding sources. Notifies Program Officers of any problems or discrepancies and provides technical assistance to grantees in resolving problematic issues.

Qualifications

Qualifications

• Must have a minimum of 6 years relevant work experience in public administration, project or financial management with multiple funders and/or stakeholders.
• Applicants with a Bachelor's degree would only be required to have a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience
• Familiarity with U.S. Government-funded projects is highly desirable.
• Organizational, quantitative and analytical skills
• Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and work accurately under time constraints

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

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