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Manager Palm Oil Strategy

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Town/City Malaysia, Indonesia, China, India, Singapore
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 07/11/2011
Company Name WWF
Contact Name HR
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Environmental and Wildlife Jobs with WWF. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
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Do you have a good understanding of global supply chains, agriculture and environmental impacts? Can you deal with complex issues in a multi-cultural context? Would you like to turn markets into drivers of positive change? Then you could help us reduce the impacts of palm oil production on high conservation value areas in Asia.

Market Transformation Initiative (MTI), one of WWF’s global initiatives, has been working with the broader WWF Network to reduce the environmental impacts of key commodities. With palm oil, we do this by promoting sector wide change in production in Asia and increasing market uptake and demand for sustainable palm oil in US, Europe and Australia. We also support policy lobbying and field work in Indonesia, Malaysia, India and China that contributes to that end.

The position will coordinate WWF’s global palm oils strategy and activities and further engage the markets involved in the import, processing, manufacturing and retail of palm oil.  We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, who will be able to contribute to technical working groups and explain it layman's terms. You will think strategically and influence WWF Network activities on the production, markets of palm oil.  The position will be comfortable dealing with stakeholders from different backgrounds and with different points of view.

For more information please see the job description.

Location: Malaysia, Indonesia, China, India, Singapore

How to apply?

Please send your CV and a cover letter which details how your experience and skillset meets within job description attached (ToR). In the covering letter please also state where you saw this post advertised and send both documents to hr@wwf.sg

With questions about the position, please contact Diane van Marrewijk, Capacity Building Manager, Market Transformation Initiative (dmarrewijk@wwf.nl).

Closing date:    Monday, 7th November 2011

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