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Program Officer- 19110

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20001
  • Job Code
    113211812

Overview

Under the supervision of the Dir Comms Wildlife Conservation, assists with the planning, coordination, communication and implementation of program priorities and activities in areas of assignment. May develop and plan regional programs and field projects.



Responsibilities

  • Assists with program and project management by responding to requests for oral and written information. Works directly with project personnel, grantees, donors, consultants, and others to facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting.
  • Facilitates and coordinates the preparation of short- and long-term project plans. Drafts, reviews and edits written program materials. Drafts, and with appropriate approval, finalizes department overviews and reports.
  • Develops, plans and implements oversight of new and ongoing field projects and grants. Works with project personnel, grantees, consultants, and others to facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting.
  • Develops proposals and plans for funding from private foundations and/or government aid agencies. Assists with fundraising proposals and reports. Prepares and/or finalizes scopes of work, budgets, and administrative information for contracts and to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
  • Monitors and analyzes new technical information, policy development issues, and trends related to the program and advises others accordingly. Keeps abreast of issues in areas in which WWF has an ongoing interest. Responsible for acquiring and gathering data relevant to specific conservation projects from conservation peers, governmental agencies, and universities.
  • Reviews the performance outcomes and status of all activities and evaluates and reports these results, as well as recommendations for corrective action. May travel to project sites to monitor and evaluate project progress and reports back, verbally and in writing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;">Under the supervision of the Dir Comms Wildlife Conservation, assists with the planning, coordination, communication and implementation of program priorities and activities in areas of assignment. May develop and plan regional programs and field projects.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Assists with program and project management by responding to requests for oral and written information. Works directly with project personnel, grantees, donors, consultants, and others to facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Facilitates and coordinates the preparation of short- and long-term project plans. Drafts, reviews and edits written program materials. Drafts, and with appropriate approval, finalizes department overviews and reports.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Develops, plans and implements oversight of new and ongoing field projects and grants. Works with project personnel, grantees, consultants, and others to facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Develops proposals and plans for funding from private foundations and/or government aid agencies. Assists with fundraising proposals and reports. Prepares and/or finalizes scopes of work, budgets, and administrative information for contracts and to ensure compliance with donor requirements.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Monitors and analyzes new technical information, policy development issues, and trends related to the program and advises others accordingly. Keeps abreast of issues in areas in which WWF has an ongoing interest. Responsible for acquiring and gathering data relevant to specific conservation projects from conservation peers, governmental agencies, and universities.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Reviews the performance outcomes and status of all activities and evaluates and reports these results, as well as recommendations for corrective action. May travel to project sites to monitor and evaluate project progress and reports back, verbally and in writing.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Performs other duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/nVlqjXIYQGyqIExahxzOG"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li>A Bachelor's degree is required. A graduate degree in a related field is preferred, such as natural resources management, environmental science, international development, or conservation policy</li> <li>Position requires two to four years of experience in communications, wildlife conservation and understanding of international conservation issues.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 6.0pt;">Excellent organizational skills</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 6.0pt;">Excellent research and writing skills</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 6.0pt;">Strong analytical skills</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 6.0pt;">Strong project management skills</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 6.0pt;">Ability to operate with independence, under pressure, to meet deadlines and commitments</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 6.0pt;">Good interpersonal skills</li> </ul><p>PI113211812</p>

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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-09-28

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