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Sr Prg Officer US Govt Partnership 20003

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20037
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    112670458

Overview

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks an experienced US government proposal manager to join its new business development team. The Senior Program Officer leads competitive proposal efforts for funding from USG agencies including USAID, USDOS, USFWS, and the EPA. Based in Washington, DC, the Senior Program Officer collaborates with WWF conservation experts based in the US and WWF offices worldwide, who are working to deliver science-based solutions to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth, halt the degradation of the environment, and combat climate change. He/she will identify, plan, coordinate, and manage the development and submission of applications and proposals for US Government funding in support of WWF's broad array of program priorities and initiatives worldwide.



Responsibilities

  • Identifies strategic government funding opportunities and leads efforts with colleagues at WWF US and across the Network, as well as grantees, partners, consultants, and others to develop competitive proposals for submission to U.S. Government agencies.
  • Proactively identifies WWF initiatives and projects that may be of interest to U.S. Government agencies for funding and supports outreach to those agencies. Gathers intelligence and conducts competitive analyses related to funding opportunities.
  • Independently manages development of mid-sized proposals ($2.5M in value or more), and develops critical technical elements of large ($20M+) proposals.
  • Travels to country offices for capture/proposal management purposes as needed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of relevant U.S. Government Policy and strategic priorities.
  • Provides guidance to technical and budget teams, as needed to ensure proposals are clear, thorough, and compelling.
  • Ensures proposals, budgets and related annexes are compliant with funding agency format and content requirements. Reviews proposal budgets for alignment with technical proposals.
  • Copy edits and compiles proposals and annexes, ensuring consistency and quality of presentation.
  • Contributes to quarterly updates for leadership; analyzes new technical information, policy issues, and trends related to public sector funding, and advises teams accordingly.
  • Keeps abreast of relevant programmatic issues in areas in which WWF has an ongoing interest.
  • Oversees work of external consultants and interns as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, <span style="color: black;">seeks an experienced US government proposal manager to join its new business development team. The Senior Program Officer</span> leads competitive proposal efforts for funding from USG agencies including USAID, USDOS, USFWS, and the EPA. Based in Washington, DC, the Senior Program Officer collaborates with WWF conservation experts based in the US and WWF offices worldwide, who are working to deliver science-based solutions to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth, halt the degradation of the environment, and combat climate change. He/she will identify, plan, coordinate, and manage the development and submission of applications and proposals for US Government funding in support of WWF's broad array of program priorities and initiatives worldwide. </span></p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br style="margin-top: 0in;" /> <ul> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Identifies strategic government funding opportunities and leads efforts with colleagues at WWF US and across the Network, as well as grantees, partners, consultants, and others to develop competitive proposals for submission to U.S. Government agencies.</span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Proactively identifies WWF initiatives and projects that may be of interest to U.S. Government agencies for funding and supports outreach to those agencies. Gathers intelligence and conducts competitive analyses related to funding opportunities. </span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Independently manages development of mid-sized proposals ($2.5M in value or more), and develops critical technical elements of large ($20M+) proposals.</span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Travels to country offices for capture/proposal management purposes as needed. </span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Demonstrates knowledge of relevant U.S. Government Policy and strategic priorities. </span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Provides guidance to technical and budget teams, as needed to ensure proposals are clear, thorough, and compelling. </span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Ensures proposals, budgets and related annexes are compliant with funding agency format and content requirements. Reviews proposal budgets for alignment with technical proposals. </span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Copy edits and compiles proposals and annexes, ensuring consistency and quality of presentation.</span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Contributes to quarterly updates for leadership; analyzes new technical information, policy issues, and trends related to public sector funding, and advises teams accordingly. </span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Keeps abreast of relevant programmatic issues in areas in which WWF has an ongoing interest.</span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Oversees work of external consultants and interns as needed.</span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Performs other duties as assigned.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/m6oYaOHbWemQsKlqsDXmV"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <ul style="margin-top: 0in;"> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in in a related field such as natural resources management, environmental science, international development, or conservation policy. A graduate degree in a related field is preferred.</span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Position requires six years of related professional experience. An advanced degree may substitute for some years of experience.</span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Demonstrated knowledge of technical proposal development for U.S. Government funding agencies (particularly USAID, USFWS and USDOS) is required. </span></li> <li style="color: black;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif;">Excellent facilitation and organizational skills, and attention to detail are required. Must also have Excellent research and writing skills.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;">To Apply:</span></strong></p> <ul> <li style="color: black;"><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: red;">Application deadline is </span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: red;">Sunday</span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: red;">, </span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: red;">September 1st</span></strong></li> <li style="color: black;"><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">Submit cover letter and resume through our </span></strong><span style="color: windowtext;"><a href="https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: blue;">Careers Page</span></strong></a></span><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">, Requisition #20003 </span></strong></li> <li style="color: black;"><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone</span></strong></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply</span></strong></p><p>PI112670458</p>
Posted: 2019-08-08 Expires: 2019-09-09

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