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Online Communications Associate

  • Posted on 09/25/14
  • Washington DC

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is seeking qualified applicants to support our rapidly growing digital programs and keep new and existing audiences informed and engaged. The position will play a key role in our online membership and marketing efforts focusing on maintaining AWF’s website, moderating social networks, coordinating online communications, and assisting with partner and affiliate relationships. 

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Ecologist

  • Posted on 09/18/14
  • Torit, South Sudan

AWF is seeking a highly motivated professional who will responsible for ensuring that ecological information is integrated into natural resource planning, implementation and documentation.

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Community Mobilizer

  • Posted on 09/18/14
  • Torit, South Sudan

AWF is seeking a highly motivated professional who will provide community mobilization support to AWF’s new Imatong Mountain and Watershed Conservation Project in South Sudan.

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Program Finance and Administration Assistant

  • Posted on 09/18/14
  • Torit, South Sudan

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to provide administrative, logistical and financial suppor to its   new Imatong Mountain and Watershed Conservation Project in South Sudan. This position will  ensure strict adherence to internal controls, donor guidelines, proper record keeping and efficient administration.

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Administration Officer

  • Posted on 09/18/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to be responsible for the day to day office management duties which support efficient execution of AWF operations while adhering to statutory requirements. This position is responsible for executing logistics, ensuring a friendly and service-oriented approach to all site visitors and providing essential services at the AWF Headquarters . The position also supports other country and field offices as required.

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Managing Director, AWF Conservation Schools

  • Posted on 09/03/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya (with significant travel)

In September 2013, AWF announced a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to build at least 15 new conservation primary schools over the next 10 years. In Africa, typically, the best schools, qualified teachers, and the majority of educational resources end up in cities and towns. The commitment by AWF upends this paradigm. We intend to build modern “campuses” that are thoughtfully conceived, designed, and constructed, and give students in rural areas of Africa access to the same—if not better—educational resources as their urban counterparts. This is AWF’s Conservation Schools (ACS) program. AWF believes the ACS program has the potential to far exceed our Clinton Global Initiative commitment, and needs a leader who can maximize its potential to deliver the greatest possible conservation and educational gains for communities living with wildlife in Africa.

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Systems Administrator, Information Technology

  • Posted on 08/18/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to work closely with the Director of Information Technology and Infrastructure in the administration of African Wildlife Foundation Information Technology Systems. The position will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of systems hardware/ software and related infrastructure.

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Program Assistant, African Apes Initiative

  • Posted on 08/06/14
  • Lomako, Democractic Republic of Congo

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to support its African Ape Initiative (AAI). Reporting to the AAI Director, this position will support great ape conservation through training and implementation of improved protection of great apes and management of the AAI priority sites.

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Driver

  • Posted on 04/15/14
  • Torit, South Sudan

AWF is seeking a highly motivated individual to undertake driving and field assignments in AWF’s new Imatong Mountain and Watershed Conservation Project in South Sudan.,This position will report to the Project Manager and will be based in  Torit, South Sudan.

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Consultancies

Consultancy for Renewable Energy Strategy

  • Posted on 08/14/14
  • Samburu , Kenya

AWF seeks to engage a consultant to develop an advisory document that will provide guidance to the team developing the organization’s strategic approach to renewable and clean energy initiatives.

The consultant will seek to understand AWF’s strategic objectives, areas of geographic focus, and current program implementation portfolio, in order to provide insight into current renewable industry trends, technologies, and partners that would help the organization achieve its mission and program objectives.

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Consultancy for an Assessment of an Integrated Livestock Market Access Program

  • Posted on 08/14/14
  • Debark, Ethiopia

AWF seeks to engage a consultant to develop an assessment of the potential viability of a privately managed conservation abattoir in the town of Debark.

 AWF is interested in working with the private sector to develop an abattoir in Debark, providing market access to communities in and around Simien Mountain National Park (SNMP) in return for community adherence to proper grazing practices, grazing management plans, and park boundaries.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

African Wildlife Foundation is committed to recruit and hire qualified staff and to treat its employees equally in all respects, without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin, age, marital status, personal appearance, gender identification, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical handicap, HIV status, matriculation and political affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered unlawfully discriminatory under any applicable law.

Moreover, it is the policy of AWF to provide a working environment that is free from discrimination, sexual harassment, and any other unlawful or inappropriate conduct by fellow workers and supervisors. AWF and its employees shall be sensitive to cultural values and practices within its area of operation.

Further, harassment or discrimination based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex or national origin, age, marital status, personal appearance, gender identification, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical handicap, HIV status, matriculation and political affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered unlawfully discriminatory under any applicable law will not be tolerated.