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ABCG Career Opportunities June 2015

by Portal Web Editor last modified Jun 29, 2015 02:46 AM
Contributors: ABCG
Prog. Admin. Assist - AWF; Manager - CI; Proj Manager - WCS; Internship - WRI; Assistants - WWF-CARPE; Compliance Spec. - Env. Incent'; World Ranger Congress

Program Finance and Administration Assistant

Location: Ifakara, Tanzania

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to provide administrative, logistical and financial support to its new project, The 'Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN).

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Manager, Gender & Conservation

Location: Arlington, VA Headquarters

Conservation International is committed to ensuring that human rights are respected within all of our work. One primary component of this work is on gender, and we work both internally and externally to promote gender-equitable conservation principles. This position will work closely with CI's Advisor for Gender and Conservation and focus on supporting internal capacity building initiatives, developing communications materials, and providing advice to projects and programs.

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ENI Project Manager: M'Boundi Biodiversity Action Plan Project - ENI

Location: M'Boundi, Congo-Brazzaville

The WCS ENI Biodiversity Action Plan Program ENI Project Coordinator (EPC) will be in charge of on-site field operations and will oversee the field implementation of the key project components: Improving species and habitat baseline data at site level, Establishing the rate, scale and location of landscape change, Assessing the degradation of forest in the M'boundi area of influence and surrounding areas and relationship to ENI/Congo's infrastructure, Analysis of sediment and freshwater quality and accessibility, and Assessing the area of impact of historical ground flaring in terms of radiation and desiccation effects and routine/emergency flaring of the pillar flare. The EPC will ensure the effective and efficient implementation of the field components.

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Gender & Environment Intern

Location: Washington, DC
The intern will support the Senior Gender Advisor in the development and implementation of a gender strategy for the institute. Tasks may include conducting document reviews, compiling resources, preparing briefers, assisting with with outreach, communication and training, and providing general administrative support.

The Senior Gender Advisor, with the support of the Gender Working Group, works to ensure that WRI's programs, activities and policies benefit men and women equitably and contribute to advancing gender equality, as part of WRI's broader mission to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth's environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. WRI has been implementing several pilot projects to develop suitable approaches to addressing gender issues within its programming. The Senior Gender Advisor was recently hired to ensure systematic and comprehensive integration of gender-sensitive approaches across the institute's programming, as well as to identify opportunities to leverage WRI's high quality research and tools to advance gender equality within and through the environment sectors in which it works.

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Position: Two volunteer western lowland gorilla/agile mangabey field assistants

Location: Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas Complex (DSPA), Central African Republic

Position Description:
Two dedicated volunteer field assistants are needed to help with the habituation of western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) and agile mangabeys (Cercocebus agilis) at the Bai Hokou and Mongambe Primate Habituation Camps in the Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas Complex (DSPA), Central African Republic. The region is home to Indigenous BaAka hunter gatherer communities and is renowned for its high mammalian densities (including forest elephants, chimpanzees, leopards, bongos, forest buffaloes, various monkey and duiker species, and of course western lowland gorillas and agile mangabeys). The DSPA forms part of the Sangha Tri-National Landscape that spans three countries, and has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status.

Contact Information:
Michelle Klailova, Primate Habituation, Research and Tourism Advisor, World Wildlife Fund, Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas Complex, Central African Republic
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Contracts Compliance Specialist

Location: Washington, D.C.

Environmental Incentives is seeking a highly productive person to fill the position of US Government Contracts Compliance Specialist as part of the Measuring Impact (MI) Project, a five-year initiative of the Forestry and Biodiversity Office of USAID. The Contracts Compliance Specialist will work with the prime contractor, Environmental Incentives, as well as staff and leadership of the MI project to reduce compliance risks and ensure administrative efficiency by providing expert advice and guidance to the MI team on managing risk and ensuring compliance with USAID regulations and EI policies and procedures. The Contracts Compliance Specialist will serve on MI's Project Management and Administration team and report to the Deputy Chief of Party. This position is part-time and is expected to be based out of Washington, D.C.

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World Ranger Congress 2016

Together with the World Ranger Congress to be held in May, 2016 in Colorado, USA, the Center for Protected Area Management at Colorado State University (CPAM), will be organizing two nine-day ranger training courses, in English and in Spanish.

These courses will offer hands-on learning opportunities for rangers from around the world, provide participants with an extended technical visit to a variety of types of protected areas demonstrating different management approaches in the western United States, and allow them to form a community of practice and learn together with colleagues from around the world.

The pre-Congress training in English will visit the western part of Colorado and Utah including Mesa Verde, Arches, and Great Sand Dunes national parks and other protected areas managed by federal, state, and local agencies. Dates are May 12-21, 2016.

The post-Congress training for Spanish-speaking rangers will visit Yellowstone and Grand Teton National parks and other protected areas in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. Dates are May 27-June 5, 2016.

Click here to learn more about these courses and potential sources of funding and to submit an application. Applications are due by October 31, 2015 but CSU recommends you apply as early as possible to increase the possibility of scholarship support and to ensure adequate time for applying for US visas where needed. Please circulate to your colleagues.
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