Sr. Program Officer, Aquaculture-11115

full time at A.Harvey in Washington, DC
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Program Officer (SPO) to play a lead role in developing environmental and social performance standards for the aquaculture industry, with a particular emphasis on overseeing and managing personnel and projects related to producer adoption and commitment to the Aquaculture Dialogue standards. The SPO will be responsible for project implementation related to retailer commitments to Aquaculture Dialogue Standards and/or the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). S/he will also be responsible for the consistency and coordination of the various Aquaculture Improvement Projects (AIPs), and for the strategy and management of the Aquaculture Team’s role in efforts to promote ASC certification.

A graduate degree in aquaculture, natural resources management, environmental science, environmental economics, international development or a related field required. Minimum seven years of experience required in program management, conservation, or international development, as well as an understanding of certification, standards development, and aquaculture issues, or an equivalent combination. Excellent organizational skills with particular emphasis on project management and ability to manage multiple-tasks at one time is a must. Strong communication, outreach and inter-personal skills and the ability to work as a part of multi-stakeholder teams, as well as independently, is required. International work experience in a developing country is a plus.

AA/EOE Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To submit cover letter and resume please visit http://www.worldwildlife.org/careers, job # 11115

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