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03
September
2012

Odzala Foundation - Conservation Manager

Views: 3722 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 05 October 2012

Objectives and goals for the Conservation Manager 

- Execution and management of the OKNP business plan
- Manage all conservation related efforts of the OKNP
- Ensure links and good relationships between OKNP, the Government and other NGO’s
- Ensure African Parks ethics and operational procedures

01
September
2012

Program Officer, Conservation Enterprise-Congo Heartland

Views: 2126 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Saturday, 15 September 2012

AWF is currently seeking a talented professional to support conservation enterprise management activities for ongoing enterprises and initiate new conservation enterprise development initiatives within the Congo Heartland.

30
August
2012

Project Coordinator, Climate Change and Adaptation, Mbale, Uganda

Views: 3585 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 14 September 2012

The IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) based in Nairobi under an Agreement between IUCN and the Government of Kenya have thematic programmes (and Water and Wetlands is one of them) with projects spreading across twenty one countries in the Horn of Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean. One of the projects that IUCN is planning to implement (within its Water and Wetlands Programme) is a Resilience Framework to support Climate Change and Adaptation in the Mt Elgon Region of the Lake Victoria Basin.

29
August
2012

Technical Advisor, Dzanga Sangha Programme

Views: 1506 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Saturday, 15 September 2012

The main roles of this position are 1) to provide technical assistance, oversight and leadership to the conservation activities of WWF-APDS and 2) to assist the WWF PTA in delivering the broader goals of WWF, APDS and the TNS in line with WWF's Regional Central Africa Programme Office conservation strategy for 2012 to 2015 called the Green Heart of Africa (GHoA) and the resulting WWF CAR country conservation strategy and annual operational plans.

28
August
2012

Financial Controller

Views: 1351 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 15 November 2012

Odzala-Kokoua National Park is managed by the Odzala Foundation - a partnership between African Parks and the Congolese Government. It is situated in the heart of the world's second largest tropical rainforest, second only to the Amazon, lies a vast expanse of protected frontier forest, Odzala-Kokoua National Park. Situated in the north-west of the Republic of Congo, this 13,546 km2 of pristine wilderness is home to the incredible biological diversity that is characteristic of such an extraordinary and complex ecosystem. The Odzala Kokoua park is financed by various donors, including the European Union and WWF Netherlands. The financial controller must be the custodian of the petty cash at the park. The FC will be responsible for all payments from the petty, including the recording of those payments, as well as donor reporting, monthly reporting, pay roll, employee contracts, and more.

27
August
2012

Agriculture Strategy Director - Africa

Views: 1714 Conservation Jobs

The Nature Conservancy believes that sustainable intensification is the basis our global agriculture strategy. We are looking for an Agriculture Strategy Director to better define this strategy for Africa and to help position The Nature Conservancy to bring value-added science, policy and resource support to improve agricultural systems in Africa. The Agriculture Strategy Director will design The Nature Conservancy's agriculture strategy for Africa.

25
August
2012

WWF International, Manager, PO Conservation Performance Africa

Views: 1879 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Wednesday, 12 September 2012

We are recruiting a Manager, PO Conservation Performance Africa to supports all WWF International managed Programme Offices to deliver conservation impact at scale and reach maximum conservation performance.

25
August
2012

Technical Advisor, Dzanga Sangha Programme

Views: 1468 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Saturday, 15 September 2012

World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF, the global conservation organization, active in almost 100 countries, has been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa for more than 20 years, with a focus on forest conservation through developing and managing protected areas, while promoting sustainable forestry practices and community conservation for the benefit of the populations.

23
August
2012

Community Development Coordinator

Views: 2026 Conservation Jobs

FCF operates in several protected areas in Tanzania to conserve wildlife & wilderness and work with local stakeholders of these natural resources. The Community Development Coordinator oversees the department which strives to addresses issues of poverty and growing human pressure on natural resources at a community level. The position involves a wide range of responsibilities from sourcing and reporting on donor funding to community relations and direct implementation of projects.

22
August
2012

Bonobo Conservation Project Manager

Views: 2992 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 06 September 2012

This position oversees bonobo conservation science and strategic action in the southern LT landscape, ensuring critical threats are addressed, strategic opportunities are pursued, integrated activities are implemented towards conservation results, and outcomes are communicated to increase understanding and mobilize support for bonobo conservation. The bonobo work is executed in close coordination with WWF Africa Great Apes Programme (AfGAP).

16
August
2012

Small Scale Fisheries Officer

Views: 1599 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 24 August 2012

The unsustainable harvest of the world’s oceans has led to the depletion, and in some cases collapse, of many of the world’s major fish stocks. While the outlook for these threatened marine ecosystems remains bleak in the face of unsustainable fishing practices, those involved in the seafood industry are realising that by changing the way they conduct business now, the long-term viability of their industry can be ensured. In South Africa, many of the inshore fisheries resources are severely over-exploited as a result of historical overfishing and the increasing demands being placed on these resources by growing coastal populations. The recovery of these resources is threatened by a number of challenges including limited management capacity, high levels of poverty and unemployment and a lack of market opportunities for coastal fishing communities to maximise the value of their catches. Given the precarious state of South Africa’s inshore marine resources and the importance of these resources in providing for coastal communities food security and on-going livelihoods, it is critical to address the challenges facing this sector. In order to address these challenges, WWF-SA is seeking to appoint a Small-scale Fisheries Officer. The successful candidate will join WWF’s Seafood Market Transformation programme and will be responsible for the development and implementation of small-scale Fisheries Improvement Projects (FIP) focused on developing market incentives for small-scale fisheries in South Africa.

11
August
2012

Primate research assistant

Views: 5596 Volunteer Opportunities

For our primate release program we are looking on a very short term for a research assistant which can help to collect pre-release behavioural data on our release group of about 30 Yellow baboons (Papio cynocephalus). The group is currently housed in a big, especially for the release built, pre-release enclosure which is situated at the LLWC.

09
August
2012

The Aspinall Foundation Gabon Director

Views: 1494 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Le Projet Protection des Gorilles (PPG), initiative de la Fondation Aspinall qui date de 1987, a pour objectif la protection des espèces menacées en général et en particulier des gorilles au Gabon.

30
July
2012

Chef de Projet pour son programme de conservation des bonobos de l’OUEST

Views: 1870 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 24 August 2012

Le Fonds Mondial pour la nature (WWF-RDC) s'est engagé dans des ambitieux programmes de Conservation basés sur le terrain à travers le Bassin du Congo. En République Démocratique du Congo, WWF est actif dans plusieurs sites à l'échelle des paysages, y compris les 80 000 km2 de la région du Lac Tumba qui abrite une riche biodiversité tant terrestre qu'aquatique, y compris les chimpanzés, les éléphants de forêts ainsi que les crocodiles à museau effilé et un ensemble unique des poissons locaux. Ceci comprend les Bonobo endémiques (Pan paniscus), une espèce unique des grands singes se trouvant seulement en RDC. Des densités relativement élevées de bonobos persistent dans le paysage Lac Tumba, comprenant la population des bonobos de l'ouest, qui sont limités dans la cuvette centrale de la République Démocratique du Congo.

29
July
2012

Programme Manager, Tshulu Trust

Views: 1941 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 31 August 2012

Tshulu Trust seeks a Programme Manager and Research Officer who will have two primary functions: (i) program management of Tshulu Trust and its activities; (ii) facilitation of, and contribution to, the academic programmes of visiting university groups.

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