International Programme Officer, Sustainable Food Consumption and Production

Posted on 24 March 2016
We are looking for a International Programme Officer, Sustainable Food Consumption and Production (M/W) who will be responsible for accelerating the transition towards a sustainable food system. The incumbent will also coordinate the WWF’s network’s overall contribution to the 10-year framework of programmes (10YFP).

Location/Contract Details: 

WWF office in Paris, France. Short-term contract (1 year)

Main responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the WWF’s network’s overall contribution to the  10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production patterns (10YFP) , with a specific focus on the  Sustainable Foods System Program (SFS)  and Consumer Information Program (CIP) as well as interactions with other 10YFP programs such as the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education program.
  • Represent WWF at Sust. Food Systems program and provide advice to programmatic approach of Food Systems Program.
  • Ensuring regular communication and exchange among Lead/Co-Leads, Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee (MAC), Partners and the 10YFP Secretariat, including reporting, transparency and accountability.
  • Organization of international conferences in context with 10 YFP.
  • Support projects in the Frame of sust. consumption and production and link to 10 YFP
  • Develop and maintain the dedicated websites, specifically the Global SCP Clearinghouse which is the information and knowledge platform of the 10YFP;
  • Ensure the involvement of WWF staff and WWF offices, and promote WWF concepts, program and results within the 10 YFP.
  • Contribute to reporting as required and prepare communications materials and messages for WWF international and national channels. 

What you need:

Required Qualifications
  • University degree in a relevant discipline e.g. environmental policy, agricultural or fisheries science, international relations/political science, economics, law or related disciplines.
  • 2-5 years post-graduate experience in conservation, environment, development or international relations work. 
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Track record of delivering policy-relevant results.
  • Understanding of global, regional or national food and agriculture issues and governance.
  • Experience of working in an international program with multiple actors.
  • A strong team player, with willingness to implement tasks, as well as to manage
  • Fluency in English - other international (UN) language/s, French in particular, an asset.
  • Competent communication and advocacy skills.
  • Results driven, tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals.
  • Experience of working with governments, corporate sector, aid agencies, civil society, and NGOs.
  • Passion for conservation.
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply?

Email a cover letter and CV in English to recrutement@wwf.fr with the subject line “International Programme Officer, Sustainable Food Consumption and Production 2016”.

Deadline for applications: April 15th 2016
 

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