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Agricultural Commodities Specialist

£38,000 per annum Woking Surrey

This is a rare opportunity to use your advocacy skills and understanding of forest and agricultural commodity related issues to shape the future of our planet.

We need you to join world’s leading independent conservation organisation as Agricultural Commodities Specialist and play a key role in delivering a key element of our new strategy by working to change the mechanics of our global food system and making food production and consumption more sustainable.

Agricultural Commodities Specialist

You will lead our work on agricultural commodities, including soy and palm oil, and focus on both government and corporate engagement to encourage policy change and concerted action.

This will involve developing and delivering a strategy to tackle deforestation and habitat conversion from some of the world’s major commodity supply chains.

You will head corporate engagement with UK headquartered companies to advocate for credible and robust zero deforestation / conversion policies and implementation plans as well as help deliver new corporate partners.

You will build strong internal relationships and external ones with consultants and academics too. Our representative at key external events, you will keep abreast of current and future trends on the subject area and act as the UK contact for international communications or campaigns.

developing and delivering a strategy to tackle deforestation and habitat conversion

You must possess strong communication and advocacy skills as well as up-to-date knowledge of forest and agricultural commodity related sustainability issues.

You will also have an understanding of corporate supply chains, including UK and EU forest policy. An excellent communicator you will have the ability to absorb and synthesise complex information and translate it into impactful policy, advice and communications.

Comfortable bringing together a wide range of stakeholders, you will possess excellent presentation, planning and project management skills too.

If you are committed to the natural world and possess the skills we need we would love to hear from you. Please click on the link and apply via our website.

Complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting what makes you a good fit for us.

Aplications close on 08 / 12 / 2019.

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity.

We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources.

We need you to join us in the fight for our world.

OpenNovember 15, 2019

CloseFebruary 23, 2020

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