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Main responsibilities:

This position will play a key role in WWF’s European ocean conservation work, with an emphasis on achieving transformational results in marine protection and biodiversity, and on fisheries policies. The role will perform three over-riding functions: (i) Manage WWF EPO’s Ocean team including providing leadership, vision and financial sustainability for the team (ii) Build consensus on key policy asks within the WWF European marine network; and (iii) Ensure that the WWF EPO Ocean team advocates WWF’s Blueprint towards European decision makers and, where appropriate, at an international level.   

Main qualifications and skills:

  • At least 7 years of experience in European Public affairs or 7 years on Ocean Policy, of which 2 years were focused on European Ocean Policy;
  • Previous management role(s) with at least one direct report and budget responsibilities over €100,000;
  • At least 2 years’ experience working within a network and as part of coalitions;
  • Fundraising experience, particularly from government, European Institutions, Trusts and Foundations;
  • Experience of working with and successfully influencing governments, EU institutions, NGOs, and corporate sector stakeholders;
  • In depth knowledge of European fisheries and marine legislation, not essential if demonstrated success in leading teams in other policy areas.
  • European Policy development;
  • Network coordination or facilitation;
  • Proven leadership, line management and supervisory skills; ability to mentor and develop multi-disciplinary, multicultural teams;
  • Budget, project management and fundraising skills and experience;
  • Excellent English written and verbal skills; other official European languages desirable;
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging


How to apply:

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WWF European Policy Office

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About The Job

Bruxelles , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
5-10 Years

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