Water Risk Filter Officer

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Berlin, Germany
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
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The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the best-known nature conservation organizations in the world. With projects in over a hundred countries, we pursue the goal of preserving the biological diversity of our planet - right where it counts.

Globally, water resources are increasingly under pressure. As companies need water for their value creation, they have a clear interest of reducing the water risks they are facing. For over a decade, WWF has been working on raising awareness on corporate water risks and guiding companies on their water stewardship journey using WWF’s flagship tool: the Water Risk Filter tool.

The Water Risk Filter team is hosted within the Water Stewardship Hub at WWF-Germany. The new role will primarily focus on supporting the Water Risk Filter team to deliver corporate partnership risk assessments. In addition, the role will also support maintenance of the tool, back end data processing and visualization, and where necessary, support mapping work in support of WWF’s Freshwater Practice and WWF Germany’s goals.

The Water Risk Filter team is looking for a qualified person by the earliest possible date for a limited span of 3 years for full time employment with WWF-Germany in its Berlin Office. The position requires to be based in Berlin, Germany, with flexibility to do home office based work.

Water Risk Filter Officer (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage and deliver Water Risk Filter risk assessment projects for corporate partners (e.g., data processing and analysis, report writing, visualizations, presentations, workshops)
  • Provide technical support to day-to-day user requests
  • Support the Water Risk Filter team with general tool maintenance and data updates
  • Support the Water Risk Filter team with raising awareness for the Water Risk Filter internally at WWF and externally via case studies, webinars, blogs, reports, videos
  • Support the Water Risk Filter team with data analysis and mapping exercises to support the goals of both the WWF Freshwater Practice and WWF Germany
  • Support the Water Risk Filter team in proposal development and project acquisition
  • Support the Water Risk Filter team in the evolution of the tool, delivery of the strategy, and participate as a member of the Water Stewardship Hub

Your requirements:

  • University degree (at least Bachelor) in GIS, natural resources management, environmental sciences, ecology, engineering, or related fields
  • Excellent GIS and data analysis skills (R or Python) including visualization. Remote sensing skills desirable.
  • Experience in project management, experience working with private sector desirable
  • Strong communication and writing skills, ability to interact convincingly with people at various levels of seniority and diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Able to work in a diverse and global network, to balance and manage multiple demands and priorities, and work with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders
  • Adhere to WWF's values: knowledgeable, optimistic, determined and engaging.
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, organised, detail-oriented and delivery focused
  • Business fluent in English. Desirable: fluent in German or other languages

We offer:

  • A meaningful task for our planet
  • Great colleagues and the greatest possible scope for creativity
  • Flat hierarchies and short distances, centrally located in the heart of Berlin-Mitte (near train station Friedrichstraße)
  • Flexible working hours, home office and 30 days holiday entitlement (up to 3 weeks in a row)
  • Capital-accumulation benefits in accordance with legal regulations; after 3 years of service also company pension scheme
  • Optional incentives for sports, family care, lifestyle or JobTicket (total of 528€ per year)
  • Play at the very front or simply be part of the WWF choir, band, football or volleyball team
  • Celebrate success or enjoy breaks with coffee and colleagues over the roofs of Berlin


In that case, we are looking forward to getting to know you. Kindly forward to us your application stating your salary expectations and your availability – directly online through our application form, or by email. If you have any questions, Janine Baulan would be glad to help you.

Last but not least:

As an international organization, we support a working environment of diversity based on justice and mutual respect. We therefore welcome every application - regardless of ethnic, social and national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status and political views.