Senior Programme Officer – Forestry Commodities | WWF India

Senior Programme Officer – Forestry Commodities

WWF-India is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to contribute to and deliver on WWF-India’s Sustainable Business team as Senior Programme Officer – Forestry Commodities.
Location: The position will be based in New Delhi, with regular national travel.
The Job Profile:
  1. Support corporate engagement with key companies to drive improved supply chain practices linked to high impact/deforestation commodities including: timber, pulp & paper and natural rubber.
  2. Lead on-ground execution of sustainable forestry projects linked to WWF-India’s priority conservation landscapes and the Sustainable Business team’s engagement with corporate partners.
  3. Act as primary contact for forestry commodity-related working groups within the WWF Network including regular Network calls and virtual meetings, and technical working groups related to WWF’s forestry work (e.g. certification)
  4. Provide high quality written content to support the Sustainable Business team’s communications strategy including mainstream media, industry media, social media and campaigns.
  5. Oversee administration requirements including processing of payments, monitoring of contracts and regular reporting to the WWF Network and donors.
  6. Lead the development of new proposals by working with the Sustainable Business team’s Programme Officer.
Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:
  • Postgraduate qualification in a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related field: forest certification/supply chain management/forestry management/field work.
  • Technical knowledge of forest production systems and supply chains.
Desired Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Good communication, project execution & planning skills
  • Excellent inter-personal and team skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and display strong result-oriented approach
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Submission Details:
Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references.
Last Date for sending applications: 31st August, 2017
In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention Senior Programme Officer- Forestry Commodities”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.
WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.
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