Euro-Mediterranean Information System on know-how in the Water sector
International portal

News WWF looks for a freshwater policy officer to be based in our headquarter in Rome.

WWF, the global conservation organisation, is seeking a Mediterranean Freshwater Policy Officer to be based in the Mediterranean Programme Office in Rome. The position will support WWF in identifying key policy processes impacting on water ecosystems in the Mediterranean region and planning policy and advocacy actions with the aim of creating a policy context that supports freshwater ecosystem conservation and sustainable management both at the EU level and across the region.

A main focus will be given to dam investors in the Balkan region and the European Neighbourhood Policy in Morocco and Algeria. The position will also support the general work of the head of freshwater unit. The job will require extensive networking internal to WWF as well as with a variety of external stakeholders. Extensive travel in the Mediterranean region will be required.

Candidates should submit a letter of application with a general justification of the minimum requirements and a detailed CV in English by email to

Closing date for applications is 17 February 2008.

Contact information Francesca Antonelli, Head of Freshwater Unit, WWF Mediterranean Programme Office: Via PO, 25/C, Rome 00198 (email: ;
Phone: +39 06 844 97 339 ; Mob : +39 340 18 66 077 ; Fax : +39 06 841 38 66
News type Vacancies
File link ../PDF/MedPO_FWpolicy-officer2008
Source of information WWF Mediterranean Programme Office
Keyword(s) ENPI, dams management, EU-WFD
Geographical coverage Italy
News date 24/01/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH