Senior Vice President, Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science
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SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BETTY AND GORDON MOORE CENTER FOR SCIENCE
Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.
People need nature. Food, water, livelihoods, a stable climate — these are just some of the essentials that nature provides. At Conservation International, we protect nature so that humanity can thrive. Blending innovative science, policy expertise and a worldwide network of partnerships, CI empowers communities, countries and companies to sustainably care for nature.
Working at every level of society, from remote villages to the offices of CEOs and heads of state, CI’s staff of more than 1000 people in 30 countries strives to protect nature where it is most crucial for people. Our ultimate goal: a healthy planet that enables all people to prosper. CI’s work is guided by rigorous, cutting-edge science. The Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science at Conservation International is responsible for developing innovative knowledge, tools and information to inform field initiatives, conservation investments and policy decisions by CI and our global partners. This science empowers CI to chart a course for field initiatives and advise businesses and governments on how conservation is integral to prosperity. The Moore Center creates the metrics, tools and technologies CI needs to affect change at scale. To ensure rigor and impact, each year CI publishes over 50 peer-reviewed papers with a significant portion in top ranked scientific journals.
Reporting to the President of Conservation International, the Senior Vice President for the Moore Center for Science is a thought-leader for CI who plays a significant and multi-faceted role within the organization, providing strategic direction for CI’s science agenda globally. S/he is a key leader within the organization, providing management and oversight of the Moore Center for Science and its 50 staff, and serving as a key member of CI’s leadership team helping to steer the organization as a whole. The SVP will be a leading scientist in the conservation and sustainable development field, with a strong publication record and a proven ability to utilize his/her extensive networks for high-impact partnerships in the conservation, academic and corporate sectors.
The ideal candidate has a strong passion for leading applied conservation science in global contexts, and for developing, piloting and championing innovative solutions to the world’s toughest conservation and sustainable development challenges.
The SVP’s primary responsibilities are: (1) Strategy Development and Implementation; (2) Fundraising; (3) Partnerships; and (4) Program and People Management:
Strategy Development and Implementation
Program and People Management
We expect that all employees will embrace the values of our organization.
Passion: We are inspired by nature and cherish the diversity of life in all of its forms.
Respect: We respect and trust each other, and we embrace our diversity of cultures, talents, and experiences.
Integrity: We act with integrity and are accountable for our actions.
Optimism: We are optimistic about the future of life on Earth and are confident that, with our partners, we will achieve unprecedented conservation results.
Courage: We tirelessly pursue our vision, taking bold action and persevering through challenges.
Teamwork: We work together, recognizing that openness, collaboration and cooperation are fundamental to achieving a healthy and prosperous world for all.
To apply please submit your resume and cover letter.
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