Risk Management Specialist (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

You would 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 

  • Developing and implementing a risk management process for the identification, analysis, assessment and reporting of potential risks for the organisation
  • Managing issues through the early identification and resolution of critical topics that threaten to compromise FOUR PAWS ability to operate
  • Setting up a key risk register and defining the relevant risk mitigation measures
  • Conducting risk assessments on project level
  • Conducting internal trainings on risk management
  • Overseeing FOUR PAWS safety and security topics globally


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Several years of relevant professional experience in an international organisation/company
  • University degree, preferably in risk management, economics, business administration, business law, communication or related fields
  • Certification in Security and Risk Management
  • Fluency in English (level C1/C2)
  • Ability to distill complex concepts and recommendations in a simple manner
  • Analytical thinking with problem solving ability
  • 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
  • Modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures
  • An eLearning onboarding platform
  • Flexible working times with the option of partial remote work
  • Wiener Linien annual ticket and pension fund after probationary period
  • A gross salary of minimum EUR 43,000 per year negotiable depending on higher than required qualifications, skills and professional experience relevant for the position


We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and plurality.

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Franziska Hettmannsperger, International Head of Operations



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