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Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities May 2017

by Christin VanZant last modified May 30, 2017 06:55 PM
Contributors: ABCG
WCS Rwanda Country Director - Location: Kigali, Rwanda: Conservation International Country Director Location: Madagascar- Antananarivo; IUCN Chef de Programme Location: Guinée-Bissaua; IFAW Chief of Party Location: Malawi; East African Wildlife Society Head of Programs Location: Nairobi, Kenya; WWF Country Director Location: WWF Zambia Office in Lusaka, Zambia; USAID Project Management Specialist - Environmental Policy Location: Accra, Ghanna;


Career Opportunities

Rwanda Country Director

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

The Wildlife Conservation Society is seeking a Director to lead and manage the Rwanda Country Program, which works in partnership with the Rwanda Government to protect globally significant biodiversity and the critical natural resource base within and outside of protected areas.  This includes a diverse set of actions that span from directly supporting the management of Nyungwe National Park as a cornerstone of WCS's historical engagement in Rwanda, to helping the Rwanda government accomplish its goal of achieving green, sustainable development by 2050.
Country Director
Location: Madagascar- Antananarivo
Conservation International is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the Country Director for our Madagascar program. Setting the strategic and programmatic direction of the country program, the Country Director will be responsible for senior-level program management and ensuring that program strategies, initiatives and outcomes advance Conservation International's human development and conservation priorities. The Country Director provides broad programmatic, project, monitoring and technical oversight and continuously engages key internal and external partners critical to program success.

Chef de Programme  

Location: Guinée-Bissaua

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de son programme en Guinée Bissau, l'UICN est à la recherche d'un Chef de Programme. Sous la supervision du Directeur Régional de l'UICN pour l'Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (UICN-PACO) qui peut éventuellement déléguer cette responsabilité à un autre agent senior en cas de nécessité, le Chef de Programme est chargé de diriger le développement stratégique et l'action de l'UICN en Guinée Bissau.
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Chief of Party
Location: Malawi
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is seeking a Chief of Party to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity of a 5-year USAID project on combating wildlife crime in Malawi and Zambia through strengthened, coordinated, collaborative and innovative approaches.

Head of Programs

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
The Head of Programmes (HoP) will provide strategic leadership and oversight role to the Society's programmes and Project activities. The HoP being guided by the Society's Strategic plan, will lead in the development of project proposals for funding and oversee successful implementation of projects. Working closely with other senior members of staff, led by the Executive Director, the HoP will build, lead and manage an effective, creative and motivated project team.
Country Director
Location: WWF Zambia Office in Lusaka, Zambia
WWF Regional Office for Africa is seeking to recruit a proven leader with the capability of growing an organization's impact and building future leadership and talent in the organization to fill the position of Country Director for our WWF Zambia office.
Project Management Specialist - Environmental Policy
Location: Accra, Ghanna
The U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Project Management Specialist - Environmental Policy in the Regional Economic Growth of USAID West Africa. This position in located in Accra, and the incumbent is responsible for collaborating closely with USAID bi-lateral Missions, host-country governments, regional institutions, as well as other donors in order to ensure that programs align with the needs identified by local institutions

Evelyn Namvua | Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group | Email | Website

ABCG is supported by USAID to advance understanding of critical biodiversity conservation challenges and their solutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

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