Global Farm Animal Advisor - Meat Chickens

World Animal Protection

Flexible (Preferably UK or USA)
c.£42,000 pa ($70,000 pa)

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Friday, 28th September 2018   6 days left

Global Farm Animal Advisor – Meat Chickens
Location: flexible. preferably UK or USA

18 month fixed term contract
Salary: USA – circa $70,000 per annum

UK – circa £42,000 per annum

If applying from another location please detail your salary requirement in application

Closing date: Midnight 28 September 2018

Global Farm Animals Adviser – The Role

As Global Farm Animals Advisor you will provide strategic industry and animal welfare expertise to our farm animal programme area, specifically our ‘Change for chickens’ campaign. This is an exciting opportunity to help drive major welfare improvements in meat chicken farming on a global scale.

This will involve supporting and implementing campaign strategy and tactics, providing the necessary level of technical expertise, desk research and industry insight on a global and local level to achieve change. In particular you will provide insight into the North American and Asian industries, though support to the entire global campaign.

You will lead the global development and co-ordination of research and policy relating to the Change for Chickens campaign, as well support strategic campaign delivery. You will also devise policy positions when needed as issues develop.

We will look to you to use your expertise to persuade, convince and influence internal and external audiences to support our campaign goals, including public fora, the media, academics, research institutions, industry and Intergovernmental Organisations.

Global Farm Animals Adviser – Requirements

  • Highly knowledgeable in the area of broiler welfare and industry.
  • Experienced in developing and delivering research led approaches to achieve specific outcomes.
  • Experienced and highly motivated support to campaigns, with a proven track record of overseeing projects to deliver specific outcomes, ideally in an animal welfare environment.
  • Comfortable designing and delivering impactful research projects that have achieved tangible change.
  • Strong communicator and able to constructively engage external and internal as well as senior level stakeholders.
  • Able and willing to travel internationally.
  • Able to work in a multinational, culturally diverse team and matric management system.
  • International broiler insight and academic networks, preferably into the US and Asian poultry industries
  • A passion for animal welfare and a strong commitment to the aims and values of World Animal protection

How to Apply

If you want to be part of our dynamic organisation and help us move the world to protect animals then please send us a copy of your CV, notice period and cover/motivation letters addressing the essential criteria with your skills, qualifications and experience relative to the role to

Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be acknowledging receipt of your application. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

World Animal Protection is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background.

Who are we?

We are World Animal Protection.

For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals.

We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.

We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.

Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.

We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals.

Why Work for us?

We move the world to protect animals globally but there are many other reasons to join our organisation. We are a truly global organisation with offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, India, Kenya, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Thailand, UK and USA. We employ over 380 people globally covering campaigns, media, fundraising, operations, finance, administration and human resources.

As well as competitive employee benefits we want our employees to grow with us and build their careers within World Animal Protection and therefore encourage internal applications. We have a strong track record of offering existing staff promotions as well as secondments and position changes within the organisation.

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