Reports to: Global Palm Oil Lead

Start Date: Immediately

About World Wide Fund for Nature, Singapore (WWF)

WWF-Singapore is a Singapore-registered charity, a network member of WWF International – one of the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisations, with a global network that spans over 100 countries. WWF-Singapore protects critical natural resources for people in Singapore, by supporting conservation efforts in priority regional landscapes and seascapes, and through market transformation, sustainable finance initiatives, policy and advocacy, and education and outreach.

About WWF’s global palm oil programme:

WWF’s vision is to halt the conversion of natural ecosystems by palm oil, ensuring that production, trade and consumption is responsible, protects, restores and connects landscapes, and benefits people and nature.The global palm oil programme is responsible for the global strategy and position of WWF on palm oil both internally and externally, and represents the network on technical and multi-stakeholder groups such as the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). It chairs the network’s palm oil working group, facilitates and supports the network’s work on palm oil, and leads on projects of its own such as the Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard and managing the Asia Sustainable Palm Oil Links (ASPOL) programme.

Major Functions:

The objective of this role is to ensure technical robustness, geographic reach and network alignment of all external communications related to sustainable palm oil. This role will contribute to the coordination and development of global messaging and positions to inform both national and industry level policies and guidelines on the production and trade of sustainable palm oil. More specifically, this role will be particularly vital to delivering trader and buyer engagement strategies of the ASPOL programme and to ensure major publications and projects related to company performance (Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard and Responsible Traders Index) are effectively targeted and executed to achieve maximum impact.

The successful candidate will facilitate and work in close collaboration with the communication,
The successful candidate will facilitate and work in close collaboration with the communication, policy and conservation teams in WWF offices across the network, in particular Indonesia, Malaysia, India and China as well as colleagues in WWF Singapore office. For locally and regionally relevant communications, the position should consult with Director of Communications in Singapore.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Required qualifications and skills:

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Interested candidates should email a CV and a cover letter to HR Department (Email: hr@wwf.sg). Closing date for applications is 4th January 2021. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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