ZSL’s Cameroon programme is looking to recruit a dynamic individual for an exciting new position as ZSL Cameroon’s Law Enforcement Advisor to support its activities to combat poaching and trafficking. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of ZSL’s work to support law enforcement and address illegal wildlife trade in Cameroon.
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.
African Bat Conservation conducts research on bats in the urban environment of Lilongwe as part of or Urban Wildlife Project. We conduct bat monitoring and research (mist netting, roost surveys and bat box programmes) in Lilongwe and community outreach visits to respond to calls for assistance with human-bat conflict, providing advice and practical human-bat conflict mitigation. We are currently recruiting for a research and conservation assistant based at our research office in Lilongwe, to conduct the field research and outreach in partnership with our community outreach workers under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone.
African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation research project based in Malawi, operating under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA). ABC works in collaboration with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust (LWT) and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Malawi (DNPW) to conduct three core activities:
1. Applied research for wildlife conservation management: to determine and monitor bat population trends, assess species threats and provide conservation recommendations; as well as a number of smaller student projects to facilitate and inform long-term conservation management of bat populations and their habitats. Project results are used to update IUCN species status reports and assist Government in long-term population monitoring and management.
2. Education and awareness of bats and biodiversity and related issues through comprehensive community based education programmes, human-wildlife conflict outreach in collaboration with LWT and their Eco-schools programme.
3. Capacity building to increase project effectiveness and long-term success by building capacity in ecological research, biodiversity monitoring and management for DNPW through training courses, attachment programmes and postgraduate research projects at MSc and PhD level.
African Bat Conservation conducts research on bats and insects out of our field research center based in Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve. We are currently recruiting for a field assistant based at our research center in Vwaza to conduct field research in partnership with our community outreach workers under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone and our Senior RA Matt Town.
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary runs a volunteer veterinarian program that seeks to provide assistance to our resident veterinarian and care staff while providing on-site practical training and real-life experience for the volunteer. The vet volunteer will assist the veterinarian in her daily activities but will also work together with the care staff to improve the husbandry for the resident chimpanzees.
The IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) is seeking a Programme Officer to maintain technical liaison and regular exchange within and amongst the membership of the AfESG, governmental, non-governmental agencies, donor organizations and their counterparts on issues related to African elephant conservation and management, and to oversee the day-to-day administrative work and technical coordination of the activities of the AfESG Secretariat.
Application deadline: Monday, 21 December 2015
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Conservation Director in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The duration for the post is of 2 years. Within the WWF Cameroon Country Programme Office (CCPO), the Conservation Director is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of WWF conservation and policy programme in Cameroon. He/she advises the Country Director on pertinent issues in Cameroon and provides essential input for the Programme’s supervision, review and evaluation
Volunteer wildlife veterinarian needed. We have an opening for a resident veterinarian at our wildlife rehabilitation centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. The position is temporary, full-time, voluntary (on-site housing, meals, local stipend provided). We are seeking to fill for 6-12 months.
Conservation Research Africa (CRAs) is a charity in England and Wales that conducts and supports applied research to inform conservation and wildlife management in Africa. We are conducting behavioural ecology field research to assess the urban spotted hyaena and other small carnivores in the capital city of Lilongwe, to inform human-wildlife conflict management. We are currently recruiting for a Research Assistant. The position is based in the city of Lilongwe working in partnership with Lilongwe Wildlife Centre.
Application deadline: Monday, 30 November 2015
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.
CRA is seeking applicants for the position of Field Fleet Mechanic and Logistics Coordinator to service our field research vehicles based in our research camps in Malawi. This is a full-time voluntary position responsible for maintenance, repair and servicing of project vehicles, procurement, logistical support to field operations and programs, and oversight of contractors and construction projects.
CRA is seeking applicants for the position of Fundraising and Marketing Officer assist us in supporting our projects and developing our public profile. This is a full-time voluntary position responsible for developing local and international fundraising opportunities through a combination of grant writing, organising fundraising events, and developing local donor relations.
The World Wide Fund for Nature in the DRC are looking for a dynamic and committed Park Manager with expertise in managing protected areas to supervise the implementation of multiple activities in the SNP including but not limited to the General Management Plan for the SNP together with the annual work plans and the elaboration the joint-management procedure.