Cat Bilbo in Ukraine

Issue And Risk Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.  

Your contribution will be

  • Dealing with the issue and risk management activity of FOUR PAWS with a special focus on legal affairs
  • Collecting and analysing data from internal/external sources
  • Organising, preparing and facilitating issue and risk management meetings and workshops
  • Participating in the assessment of issue and risk items
  • Following up on agreed action plans with stakeholders
  • Acting as point of contact in issue and risk management topics to other organisational units
  • Preparing training materials for issue and risk management


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Relevant professional experience
  • Degree level qualification, preferably in law, business law, business, or economics, qualification in Risk Management is desirable
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English; working knowledge of German is an advantage
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Reliable and discreet personality with a strong work ethic as well as a structured and well-organised working style
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • A role which offers an interesting and varied workload as well as the potential to grow with the role and within the organisation
  • An eLearning onboarding platform
  • Flexible working times with the option of partial remote work
  • Wiener Linien annual ticket/partial contribution to Klima Ticket, and pension fund after probationary period
  • A minimum gross salary of EUR 42,000 per year (full-time base, consisting of 14 payments), negotiable depending on higher than required qualifications, skills and professional experience relevant for the position


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact if you require assistance applying to this position.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.

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