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22
July
2016

Limpopo Transfrontier Predator Project seeks carnivore research assistants

Views: 119 Volunteer Opportunities

The Limpopo Transfrontier Predator Project (Mozambique) is currently (September 2016) seeking assistants to help with a landscape-scale assessment to quantify predator space use, predator distribution, habitat availability and threats across south-western Mozambique. The work includes walking (occupancy) spoor surveys across gradients of wildlife and human densities, recording sign of predators, prey and anthropogenic information, camera trapping, investigation of predator kills and of illegal hunting camps and events, and assisting with the capture and GPS collaring of lions. 

11
July
2016

Wildlife Action Group - Volunteer Administration field project Co-ordinator

Views: 754 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Thursday, 11 August 2016

Wildlife Action Group Malawi (a not-for profit NGO) is looking for an experienced all rounder to join the Management Team at Thuma Forest Reserve in Malawi for 6 months initially, with the possibility of a long term role.     

30
June
2016

Anti-Poaching & Security Manager

Views: 693 Conservation Jobs

The Laikipia Nature Conservancy & Gallmann Memorial Foundation are seeking a Security Manager. The position will be field based at the Laikipia Nature Conservancy in West Laikipia. The Security Managers role will be to manage security and wildlife activities on the Conservancy using current rangers as well as expanding the current security force. The Security Manager will report to and be supervised and supported by the Executive Director of the Laikipia Nature Conservancy.

25
June
2016

Community Technical Advisor, Cameroon

Views: 730 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 14 July 2016

Community Technical Advisor, Cameroon

ZSL is seeking an experienced, innovative and adaptable individual to oversee all aspects of ZSL’s work in engaging with local communities within the Dja landscape and around Deng Deng national park under our Darwin Initiative and IWT challenge fund projects. The post-holder will also provide technical input on project development, design, delivery and reporting. The successful candidate will assist with maintaining existing and developing new relationships and partnerships with relevant stakeholders, including Cameroonian authorities, donor agencies, local and international NGOs, private sector actors, research institutions and local communities. 

17
June
2016

Landscape Rural Development Manager

Views: 569 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 30 June 2016

WWF-DRC is seeking an experienced and qualified Landscape Rural Development Manager who will oversee the development and implementation of a rural development strategy in the periphery of Salonga National Park.

17
June
2016

Law Enforcement Advisor

Views: 711 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 08 July 2016

The WWF/ICCN partnership is seeking a very capable individual who appreciates the challenges of working in a remote African National Park and can find appropriate solutions that keep the field staff operational and therefore better able to protect the parks resources.

07
June
2016

SANCCOB Bird Rehabilitator Vacancy

Views: 1076 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 24 June 2016

SANCCOB – a leading seabird conservation organisation based in Table View, Cape Town seeks to employ a caring, compassionate Bird Rehabilitator to join their energetic and dedicated team on a full-time basis.

28
May
2016

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary Programme Manager

Views: 994 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 01 July 2016

The Programme Manager will work closely with the Programme Director and will focus primarily on identifying funding opportunities for ongoing conservation, community outreach and education projects as well as the day to day operational costs of the sanctuary. The programme manager will also be in charge of running the eco-tourism activities at the sanctuary and of planning and carrying out events and fundraisers.

24
May
2016

Director, Park & Zoo National du Mali

Views: 653 Conservation Jobs

The Director directs the overall strategic planning, park and zoo operations, capital programming, public programming, development and marketing and communication strategies for the organization.  S/He works with on all governance issues, board development, and on financial planning and budgeting strategy to ensure a strong stable organization.  

03
May
2016

General manager – Greater Garamba area, DRC

Views: 1337 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 30 June 2016

African Parks has renewed its management agreement with the ICCN to manage Garamba NP and it periphery for an additional 10 years and is on the lookout for a good French speaking General Manager to lead its team. The General Manager’s role is based in the greater Garamba area, living permanently on-site at the park headquarters in Nagero. 

22
April
2016

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary Resident Veterinarian / Assistant Camp Manager

Views: 1115 Conservation Jobs

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary requires a resident veterinarian to take over from the current veterinarian, per July 2016. The veterinarian is responsible for the daily health and welfare of almost 80 chimpanzees and also undertakes additional tasks to support the overall daily operation of the sanctuary. 

 

21
April
2016

Horn of Africa Wildlife Crime Programme Coordinator

Views: 1537 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 May 2016

HoA-REC&N’s and IFAW’s Wildlife Crime (WLC) programmes are looking for a competent programme coordinator to assist in the implementation of WLC programme components in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda, in close collaboration with the Horn of Africa Climate Change Programme coordinator. Applicants from Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda are encouraged to apply.

14
April
2016

Marine Ranger

Views: 1753 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 29 April 2016

SANCCOB, a leading marine conservation non-profit organization, seeks to employ a Marine Ranger to join their dynamic team. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining a high quality service to SANCCOB, CapeNature and the Overstrand Municipality by upholding their conservation mandate. The position will be based at Stony Point in Betty’s Bay.

02
April
2016

SANCCOB Preparedness and Response Manager

Views: 1032 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 15 April 2016

SANCCOB, a leading marine conservation non-profit organization, seeks to employ a Preparedness and Response Manager to join their dynamic team in Table View, Cape Town. The Preparedness and Response Manager will be responsible for the management of SANCCOB’s oiled wildlife preparedness and response portfolio and will report to the Executive Director of SANCCOB. Applications are invited.

02
April
2016

SANCCOB Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator

Views: 847 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 08 April 2016

SANCCOB, a leading marine conservation non-profit organization, seeks to employ a Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator to join their dynamic team in the Eastern Cape, Cape St. Francis.

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