Project Manager, Water Risk Filter

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the world’s most important nature protection organisations. With projects in more than a hundred countries, our mission is to preserve the world’s biological diversity. At the same time, we aim to strengthen people’s awareness of the need to deal responsibly with the natural resources that provide the basis for life itself – which also includes a sustainable economy. More than five million people support us by donating money or by becoming personally involved.

Globally, water resources are increasingly under stress. As companies need water for their value creation, they have a clear interest of reducing the water risks they are facing. Since 10 years, WWF has been working on finding solutions to corporate water risks. With the Water Risk Filter, we have developed a tool that enables companies to analyse and evaluate as well as provide solutions. We want to make sure that in the future the tool continues to enable companies and economic players to tackle their water risks in a meaningful manner.

In close cooperation with the WWF international Water Practice, our department for Water and Forests in Berlin is looking – as soon as possible in full-time employment with a limited contract for 3 years – for a

Project Manager Water Risk Filter (f/m)

You are responsible for the overall development and implementation of the Water Risk Filter in collaboration with the WWF network, internationally and nationally operation companies, institutes, donors and regulators. The Water Risk Filter Lead will:

  • Lead and oversee the ongoing evolution and implementation of the Water Risk Filter strategy in collaboration with the WRF team, the WRF Reference Group/Technical Committee and other stakeholders, in support of the Freshwater Practice’s goals and outcomes
  • Coordinate the further development of the tool in close collaboration with the WRF team, external web developers, partners and other stakeholders in the international context
  • Innovate and develop new aspects/products/tools/services for the Water Risk Filter to benefit end users in economic sectors such as agriculture, textile, mining, financial institutions, etc.
  • Guide and where necessary conduct water risk assessments and analysis with the support of the WRF team
  • Represent and drive awareness around the Water Risk Filter internally within the WWF Network and outside through blogs, reports and other publications , as well as workshops and conferences
  • Support the financial sustainability of the tool through acquisition and implementation of new partnerships and funding opportunities

 

Location: Berlin, Germany

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