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Sustainable Forests & Palm Oil Manager (Maternity leave contract)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Town/City Sydney
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 09/12/2011
Company Name WWF-Australia
Contact Name Kash Bazil
Telephone 61 2 8202 1208
Fax 61 2 9281 1060
Email jobs-au@wwf.org.au
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Make a world of difference in the conservation of tropical rain forests

• Maternity leave replacement (6 months, with possible extension for up to 12 months)
• Sydney location
• Work-life balance

We are seeking a skilled manager to coordinate the Australian component of the Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN) initiative and to encourage major users of forest products to purchase sustainable timber and paper from certified forests. The role promotes the uptake of sustainably sourced palm oil, policy reforms and consumer outreach to support WWF’s global network efforts to transform markets and production methods for key tropical forest products.

With a track record in delivering conservation driven sustainability initiatives and programs the successful candidate requires:

• High level communication and influencing skills and experience working with networks, business and industry, government and the community to engage diverse interests towards GFTN and WWF sustainable objectives and outcomes
• Sound knowledge of corporate social responsibility and sustainability policies
• Understanding of and experience with marketing, media and public relations mechanisms
• High level coordination and management skills including working to timelines and budget
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills at the strategic level

A good understanding of forest management issues and experience with multi-stakeholder processes will be highly regarded.

A full position description with selection criteria is available above to download and enquiries may be directed to Nadja Hasenauer on +61 (02) 8202 1210.

WWF values a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please send applications, with covering letter, CV and statement addressing the selection criteria to People and Organisation Development 

WWF Australia, GPO Box 528
Sydney NSW 2001 
or via email jobs-au@wwf.org.au

By close of business 9 December 2011

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