Farm Animal Welfare Technical & Policy Analyst (M/F)


Fulltime; Limited 2 months; Vienna

FOUR PAWS is an international animal welfare organisation with Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and has offices in more than 10 other countries. Founded by Heli Dungler in 1988, the organisation strives for improvements in animal welfare through sustainable campaigns and projects. FOUR PAWS focuses on animals that are directly under human influence, for example stray dogs and stray cats, farm animals, wild animals and companion animals kept in inappropriate housing. FOUR PAWS aims to help animals in need directly and quickly.

We are searching for a positive thinking personality with great affinity to animal welfare as soon as possible:

Farm Animal Welfare Technical & Policy Analyst (M/F)

Fulltime; Limited 2 months; Vienna

Main duties:

Setting up a technical and detailed comparison of farm animal welfare requirements set by law and animal welfare standards and labels for four countries

Coordinating the international Farm Animals team and national Programmes teams in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the UK to ensure that the needed standards and laws are included in the requested analysis

Preparing an analysis of animal welfare standards and farm animal laws against a set of criteria that have been pre-defined by the international Farm Animals team

Consulting with the Farm Animal Experts and international Campaigns team to ensure the content is developed in the needed format and level of detail



Completed university studies covering farm animal welfare 

An understanding or ability to comprehend legal and technical texts related to farm animal welfare in English and German

Very good in English and German (written and spoken)

Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS values and issues


What we offer:

A dynamic and pleasant working environment in a motivated team

A fully integrated and respectful partnership within an international organisation

An attractive working place with technically advanced infrastructure located close to the center of Vienna**

Work experience in Headquarters of an international organisation limited to 2 months


We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

We offer you an annual gross salary of minimum EUR € 28.000,- per year, depending on your qualifications, skills and professional experience


Are you looking for such an opportunity?

We look forward to meeting you!


Please send your application in English, preferably via email, to


VIER PFOTEN International

Nina Jamal, Head Campaigns Farm Animals and Nutrition



** 2017: city with the highest quality of living named by international staff members (source: