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Forest Fire Prevention Derivatives, CrowdDoing, Volunteer Program Manager

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Recruiting Organization: M4A FOUNDATION - CROWDDOING

Forest Fire Prevention Derivatives, CrowdDoing, Volunteer Program Manager

See more detailed background on CrowdDoing's forest fire prevention derivatives

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Forest Fire Risk Prevention Derivatives in Northern California

Bobby Fishkin, lead author


In 2018, Sacramento was named the "the Most Polluted City on Earth" due to "smoke from Camp Fire," This proposal aims to prevent that from happening again through adopting a systemic approach and collaborating with stakeholders to actively prevent future such events. The insurance industry, along with institutional chief risk officers, have begun to recognize the importance of moving from "loss compensation to loss prevention."


CrowdDoing and Project Heather propose launching a prevention derivative with two new stakeholders: (a) contingent payers who pay in proportion to the reduction in risk, and (b) impact investors who finance social innovations in which their return is similarly proportional to the reduction in risk. It will build on existing precedents for contingent contracts involving social- innovation-based risk prevention.


A spectrum of forest fire risk prevention approaches are available: from creative new social innovations to well-established interventions.The forest fire risk prevention derivative would first survey existing forest fire prevention interventions in Greater Sacramento with an eye towards which ones might be suitable to support and expand. It would then review global social innovations that might be relevant to Northern California to determine which to replicate. Entities involved in risk management and risk securitisation, from insurers to reinsurers to retrocessionaires, ought to welcome the chance to share liability proportionally through a commons of prevention innovations. The prevention derivative can expand as more institutions and individuals join as contingent payers and impact investors in order prevent a larger portion of collective risk. Payments by private and public institutions to support prevention derivatives can be in-kind, through services, and/or financial.

Forest Fire Prevention Derivatives, CrowdDoing, Volunteer Financial Analyst

We are looking for Forest Fire Prevention Derivatives, CrowdDoing, Volunteer Senior Financial Analyst to provide accurate and data based information on company’s profitability, solvency, stability and liquidity. You will research and analyze financial information to help company make well informed decisions, write reports and monitor financial movements.


Forest Fire Prevention Derivatives, CrowdDoing, Volunteer Program Manager


We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to organize and coordinate programs. You will provide strategic guidance to teams and project managers in ways that promote the company’s culture. You will also oversee the progress of operations.


The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner. They will also be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics.


The goal is to ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization.


Forest Fire Prevention Derivatives, CrowdDoing, Volunteer Program Manager Responsibilities

Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects

Decide on suitable strategies and objectives

Coordinate cross-project activities

Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff

Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities

Apply change, risk and resource management

Assume responsibility for the program’s people and vendors

Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI

Resolve projects’ higher scope issues

Prepare reports for program directors

Forest Fire Prevention Derivatives, CrowdDoing, Volunteer Program Manager Requirements

Proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position

Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods

Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage

Outstanding leadership and organizational skills

Excellent communication skills

Excellent problem-solving ability

BSc/BA diploma in management or a relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus




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