Technical Expert – Farm Animal Welfare
To be based in one of the following World Animal Protection hub locations: London, Copenhagen, New York, Toronto, Sao Paolo.
Technical Expert – The Role
As a Technical Expert at World Animal Protection, you will provide vital technical guidance and support to achieve a lasting positive impact for farm animals.
Working with the Programme Director, other Technical Experts and our global campaigns teams, your skills and expertise will help us to move ever closer to a world where farm animals live free from suffering. Specifically, you will play a key technical leadership role in our international organisation, co-creating robust, innovative and effective campaigns. This high-level role has a broad remit, including but certainly not limited to desk research, policy development, project management, and content development and review.
At times, we will also look to you to identify and build relationships with a range of stakeholders, including academics, consultants and other high-profile influencers. A prolific communicator, you will be able to influence others to generate support for our mission. You will have the confidence and gravitas to act as an effective senior spokesperson on a range of farm animal welfare issues.
Keen to take your farm animal welfare career to the next level and improve the lives of farm animals worldwide? Join us as a Technical Expert.
Technical Expert – Requirements
You must have technical expertise in the farm animal welfare of pigs or chickens. Your substantial technical and project management experience will be complemented by the ability to meet strategic objectives. You will have a track record of developing and delivering research-led approaches to achieve specific outcomes.
You will thrive in working for a mission-led campaigning organisation, confident in championing our cause and ambitions. An effective thought leader, you will have the capacity to communicate direction, motivate others, gain commitment to action and develop mutual cooperation across teams and external stakeholders.
A confident networker and relationship builder, you are also comfortable controlling budgets and meeting deadlines. You will possess first-class analytical and decision-making skills too. A detailed knowledge of farm-animal welfare is essential. You will ideally have a relevant technical qualification, and additional understanding of related sustainability issues is desirable.
Who are we?
We are World Animal Protection.
For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals.
We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.
We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.
Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.
We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals.
Join us and together we can move the world for animals.
How to Apply
If you want to be part of a dynamic organisation that values people as individuals, as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents, then please send a copy of your CV and cover/motivation letter addressing your skills and experience relative to the role to [email protected]
Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in the stated country office location. We will not be able consider candidates who do not have the eligibility to work in stated country office location.
As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates we will generally give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed. It is important that you show how you meet all the essential criteria and your application will be stronger if you show that you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.
Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be acknowledging receipt of your application. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
World Animal Protection is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the communities.
We kindly request Recruitment agencies should not approach us for this role as we will be considering direct applications.
Our new name is World Animal Protection. We were known as WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals)
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