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Driver , South Sudan

  • 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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Senior Program Officer, Forestry and Climate Change

  • Posted on 04/15/14
  • Kinshasa

AWF has an excellent career opportunity for a high performing candidate to carry out the responsibilities of a Senior Program Officer, Forestry and Climate Change ( SPO FCC). The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical assistance and climate change coordination to AWF’s program in Democratic Republic of Congo. This position will report to the Congo Landscape Director and be based in Kinshasa with travel within the landscape and occasional travel to AWF Headquaters.

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Finance Officer, Contracts

  • Posted on 03/28/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

AWF is seeking a highly motivated professional to be responsible for management of its contracts. This position will coordinate and ensure all contracts such as sub awards, consultants and subcontracts comply with the various donors/funders agreements and ensuring that all contractual agreements are in compliance with United States, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) in preparation for all audits. This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with occasional travel to the field offices and reports to the Senior Finance Officer, Procurement.

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Project Manager, South Sudan

  • Posted on 03/21/14
  • Torit

AWF is seeking a highly motivated individual who will be responsible for the overall project management, performance and administration of its new Imatong Mountains and Watershed Conservation Project in South Sudan. The successful candidate is expected to establish AWF’s presence in the Imatong region, initiate and oversee the program, facilitate program awareness among key stakeholders, establish an AWF office and team in Torit.

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Simien Mountains Landscape Manager

  • Posted on 03/12/14
  • Debark, Ethiopia

AWF is in the process of expanding its work in Ethiopia and is seeking a task-oriented, results-focused professional with project management experience to lead the organization’s activities in the Simien Mountains landscape. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this position is responsible for overall project management, performance, and administration of AWF’s programs in the landscape. This position will be based in Debark, Ethiopia.

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Tourism Marketing Specialist

  • Posted on 03/05/14
  • Uganda

AWF is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to be responsible for its Tourism Marketing component and coordination of technical input into the Tourism for Biodiversity (T4B) Program which is in its second year implementation phase. Reporting to the Chief of Party, the incumbent will work with project implementation partners and private sector to design and implement tourism marketing strategy and campaign.

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Conservation Management Training Program

  • Posted on 01/24/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya, and throughout Africa

AWF is now accepting applications for the 2014–2016 class of the Conservation Management Training Program (CMTP). CMTP is an intensive program that offers recent master’s degree graduates the opportunity to launch their careers in African conservation while working alongside AWF’s conservation leaders both at the organization’s Nairobi headquarters and in priority landscapes across Africa. CMTP graduates are well positioned to take on long-term roles within AWF and will receive special consideration for employment with the organization throughout their careers.

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Land Conservation Director

  • Posted on 01/08/14
  • Flexible

AWF is currently seeking for a high performing Land Conservation Director (LCD) with practical on-the-ground experience conserving and managing land in Africa. Reporting to the Vice President Conservation Strategy, this position will lead AWF’s land and habitat conservation program. The LCD will work to increase the amount of land under conservation and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of management systems for conservation land in Africa.

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Prequalification for Consultancy Services

  • Posted on 09/20/13
  • Various locations throughout Africa

AWF has ongoing consultancy needs in various thematic areas and geographic regions in the organization. As a result, AWF is seeking individuals and firms with specific professional skills to be included in an organizational database of consultants. In addition to expertise in specific thematic areas, individuals and firms desiring to work with AWF must be interested in conserving and protecting the wildlife and wild lands of Africa for future generations.

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Internships

Conservation Schools Intern

  • Posted on 01/13/14
  • Nairobi

AWF Conservation Schools Program (ACS) is a culmination of previous ‘traditional’ capacity building efforts. It is a strategic decision to deliver on AWF’s conservation mandate through schooling. AWF is currently seeking a talented individual to provide support in the development and implementation of the AWF Conservation Schools Model to apply to serve as an ACS Intern.

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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.

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