The Rainforest Alliance is seeking a Senior Manager, Landscape Standard. The role is based in London, Amsterdam, New York, Washington DC, or Latin America. The Senior Manager, Landscape Standard, provides leadership to the development and execution of the Landscape Standard (LS) initiative (https://verra.org/project/landscape-standard/); a collaborative partnership managed by Verra; the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance; and Rainforest Alliance and executed with a growing number of global partners including IUCN; NCRC; Solidaridad and Proforest. He/She will co-lead the overall initiative with a counterpart Verra staffer.
Within the broader initiative, s/he will be the lead to ensure LS builds functional partnerships with priority users in the agribusiness, finance, donor and government sectors; and ensuring the overall financial and strategic viability of LS through developing – and guiding the execution of – a compelling business case and business plan. S/he will also ensure effective management of LS’s grant-funded initiatives. Specifically, overseeing planning, budgeting, implementation, reporting and adaptive management functions of the RA-led BHP-Billiton funded grant. S/he will coordinate closely with Verra staff to support them in executing these functions for the complementary IKI-funded grant, led by Verra, and collaborate closely with all initiative partners on possible future grants.
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The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Visit www.rainforest-alliance.org for more information.Apply now