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Manager, Global Seafood Markets-19115

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20001
  • Job Code
    115843767

Overview

Major Function

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Manager- Global Seafood Markets. The Manager- Global Seafood Markets, serves on the Seafood Markets Engagement Team in the WWF-US DC office, leading the development and execution of the WWF US global seafood market engagement strategy. This position will develop and execute key initiatives to reach Seafood Markets goals as aligned with WWF US and WWF Global Initiatives- Food/Markets/Oceans. This position will be responsible for leading, implementing, and continuously improving WWF's Global Seafood Market Engagement Strategy. This position will work with multi-national corporate partners and precompetitive collaborations to reach goals for sustainable seafood market transition. This position will lead international market engagement projects and collective WWF seafood partnership engagement. This position also supports development of new and existing Seafood strategies as correlated to the Markets and Food Team initiatives.



Responsibilities

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for leading, implementing, and continuously improving WWF's Global Seafood Market Engagement Strategy; including development of annual strategic plan to reach targeted areas of impact.
  2. Manages multi-national seafood corporate partnerships and international precompetitive platform development including project design, implementation, staff engagement, monitoring, and evaluation related initiatives and activities, as well as execution of annual workplans.
  3. Develops and implements international seafood market engagement initiatives as correlated to seafood markets initiatives and in consideration on building leverage across WWF global seafood partnerships.
  4. Liaises with external stakeholders including but not limited to academics, NGOs, industry groups, foundations, MSI's etc as well as engages with global WWF Network Offices in order to support project development and implementation.
  5. Supports ensuring alignment and collaborative integration of seafood markets work with the Aquaculture and Fisheries/IUU Programs.
  6. Manages team needed to reach Global Seafood Markets Goals as well as overall management of Seafood Markets Intern Program.
  7. Supports the ideation new Seafood initiatives to support the WWF US Market and Food team objectives.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.
<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Major Function</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organization,</span> seeks a Manager- Global Seafood Markets. </span>The Manager- Global Seafood Markets, serves on the Seafood Markets Engagement Team in the WWF-US DC office, leading the development and execution of the WWF US global seafood market engagement strategy. This position will develop and execute key initiatives to reach Seafood Markets goals as aligned with WWF US and WWF Global Initiatives- Food/Markets/Oceans. This position will be responsible for leading, implementing, and continuously improving WWF's Global Seafood Market Engagement Strategy. This position will work with multi-national corporate partners and precompetitive collaborations to reach goals for sustainable seafood market transition. This position will lead international market engagement projects and collective WWF seafood partnership engagement. This position also supports development of new and existing Seafood strategies as correlated to the Markets and Food Team initiatives.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" /><strong>Major Duties & Responsibilities</strong> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"> </p> <ol> <li style="color: #000000;">Responsible for leading, implementing, and continuously improving WWF's Global Seafood Market Engagement Strategy; including development of annual strategic plan to reach targeted areas of impact.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Manages multi-national seafood corporate partnerships and international precompetitive platform development including project design, implementation, staff engagement, monitoring, and evaluation related initiatives and activities, as well as execution of annual workplans.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Develops and implements international seafood market engagement initiatives as correlated to seafood markets initiatives and in consideration on building leverage across WWF global seafood partnerships.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Liaises with external stakeholders including but not limited to academics, NGOs, industry groups, foundations, MSI's etc as well as engages with global WWF Network Offices in order to support project development and implementation.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Supports ensuring alignment and collaborative integration of seafood markets work with the Aquaculture and Fisheries/IUU Programs.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Manages team needed to reach Global Seafood Markets Goals as well as overall management of Seafood Markets Intern Program.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Supports the ideation new Seafood initiatives to support the WWF US Market and Food team objectives.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Performs other duties as assigned.</li> </ol> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/2VxYe2iKQX2QHZVPFbgB7"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Skills and Abilities</strong></p> <ul> <ul> <li style="color: #000000;">Must have at least 8 years of experience in biodiversity conservation and sustainable business management.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must have a bachelor's degree, preferably in resource economics, natural resources management, sustainability/business management, or a related field. A Master's degree may substitute for up to 2 years of work experience</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must be able to travel nationally and internationally.</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Excellent organizational skills</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Excellent research and writing skills</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Strong analytical skills</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Strong project management skills</li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;">Ability to operate with independence, under pressure, to meet deadlines and commitments</li> </ul> </ul> <ul> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Strong interpersonal skills</strong></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To Apply:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Submit cover letter and resume through our <a title="" href="https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Careers Page</a></strong><strong>, Requisition #<span style="background-color: #ffff00;">19115</span> </strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Please submit your resume for this role ASAP</strong></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's </strong><strong>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.</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p>PI115843767</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-26 Expires: 2019-12-27

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