Conservation Intelligence Analyst Job Vacancy at WWF, United Nations
The Conversation Intelligence Analyst performs the following functions
- Providing scientific advice in the use of spatial data and methods across the relevant goal groups of WWF-UK.
- Generating geographic analysis and remote sensing assessments for the different WWF-UK teams and goal groups.
- Development and implementation of the training and capacity building plan for the WWF-SIGHT tool across the WWF network.
- Maintaining the WWF-SIGHT tool while supporting the generation and inclusion of new functionalities, datasets and frameworks of analysis.
- Support the various R&D pieces the intelligence team is supporting or driving from web assets of WWF to AI research with external third parties.
The candidate must have the following qualifications to apply for this vacancy of Conservation Intelligence Analyst at WWF Conservation Intelligence Unit, United Kingdom
- Master level degree in computer science or environment-related field.
- At least 3 years of work experience as a GIS spatial analyst, remote sensing as well as research skills.
- Robust programming skills, experience with web scraping, data management and high-volume GIS assessments using python.
- GIS knowledge – ArcGIS + ideally expertise with GIS for Server
- Training and capacity building skills as well as strong verbal communication skills. Similarly, able to work cross-culturally.
- Essential software experience: ArcGIS, programing languages (python), remote sensing software (SNAP, ENVI, ERDAS), and business analytics software (Power BI, Tableau).
- Ideally some machine learning experience but not essential.
World Wide Fund for Nature (formerly World Wildlife Fund) is an international non-governmental non-profitable organization with head office in Vaud, Switzerland. It has been working in the field of wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human impact on the environment since its establishment in 1961. Overall, WWF is the world’s largest conservation organization with over five million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries, supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.