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Conservation Enterprise Officer

  • Posted on 01/21/15
  • Torit, South Sudan

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to support its Conservation Enterprise strategy in South Sudan. This position will oversee the implementation of the program’s agriculture improvement activities, with dual goals of improving the food security and income generation of rural communities around the program area.

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Program Finance and Administration Assistant

  • Posted on 01/13/15
  • Nanyuki, Kenya

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual to provide administrative, logistical and financial support to  AWF’s Samburu Landscape program . S/he will ensure strict adherence to internal controls, donor guidelines, proper record keeping and efficient administration.

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Program Manager, Samburu Landscape

  • Posted on 01/12/15
  • Nanyuki, Kenya

AWF is seeking a highly motivated individual to be responsible for overall project management, performance and administration of the AWF’s Programs in Samburu Landscape. This position will report to the Country Director, Kenya and will be based in Nanyuki, Kenya. 

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Field Assistant and Driver, Uganda

  • Posted on 12/02/14
  • Lake Mburo, Uganda

AWF is seeking a motivated and high performing individual and motivated individual to  undertake driving and field assignments in Lake Mburo, assist with logistics and ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle assigned together with other facilities and equipment.

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Finance and Administration Assistant, Uganda

  • Posted on 12/01/14
  • Kampala, Uganda

AWF is seeking a motivated and high performing individual to provide administrative,logistical and financial support to ensure efficient implementation of AWF’s conservation programs in Uganda. This position will report to the Finance and Administration Officer(PFAO) and will be based in Kampala, Uganda.

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Finance and Administration Assistant, Ethiopia

  • Posted on 11/28/14
  • Debark, Ethiopia

AWF is seeking a motivated and high performing individual  to provide administrative, driving, logistical and financial support to AWF’s new Project in Ethiopia. This position will ensure strict adherence to internal controls, donor guidelines, mandated laws, proper record keeping and efficient administration.

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Conservation Management Training Program

  • Posted on 11/13/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya, with long-term field assignments throughout Africa

AWF is now accepting applications for the 2015–2017 class of the Conservation Management Training Program (CMTP). CMTP is an intensive, paid 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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Program Officer, Community Development, South Sudan

  • Posted on 11/11/14
  • Torit/ Katire, South Sudan

AWF is seeking a high performing and enthusiatic individual  to be assist with the implementation of  AWF new  integrated Imatong Mountain Conservation and Water Shed Project in a manner that will ensure sustainable forest and water conservation as well as to empower the  livelihoods of the communities.

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Kilimanjaro Landscape Ecologist

  • Posted on 11/11/14
  • Namanga, Kenya

AWF is seeking a high performing and enthusiatic individual who will be responsible for all conservation science in its Kiilimanjaro Landscape. Reporting to the  Program Manager, Kilimanjaro Landscape with matrix reporting to the AWF Chief Scientist, the  Ecologist will be in-charge of design, data collection, collation, storage, analyses and dissemination of information in ecological monitoring, integrated land-use zoning, climate change and applied species research and conservation in the Samburu Landscape.

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Samburu Landscape Ecologist

  • Posted on 11/11/14
  • Nanyuki, Kenya

AWF is seeking a high performing and enthusiatic individual who will be responsible for all conservation science in its Samburu Landscape.

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Human Resources Officer

  • Posted on 10/24/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

AWF is seeking a high performing and motivated individual who will be responsible for administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties. The HR Officer carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas; payroll administration, contract management, Human Resources Information System ( HRIS), employee relations, database and website management, benefits management recruitment, leave administration and onboarding processes. This is a global position that would support HR functions across the organization.

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Finance Assistant

  • Posted on 10/13/14
  • Nairobi

This position reports to and works closely with the Senior Accountant to support efficient implementation of AWF’s conservation programs. This position will support AWF’s existing and new programs that do not have dedicated finance support. This position will provide financial management support for the Project staff , be the key linking point within the Finance team to understand, interpret and implement financial policies and budget plans and work with central Finance team to support audits and end year finance close out and will include supporting program startups and close outs. This position may entail occasional travel.

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Ecologist, South Sudan

  • 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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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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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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Consultancies

Purpose of the Baseline Survey

  • Posted on 01/12/15
  • Uganda

The purpose of this survey is to fill some gaps in program baseline that where created by the recent changes in program implementation strategy as described above. Specifically, the survey will provide baseline information on a number of implementation activities introduced under the new program, based on which program performance and progress will be measured. The following indicators will form the basis for this additional baseline survey:

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Proposal for Installation of Monitoring Posts in Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda

  • Posted on 01/12/15
  • Kidepo

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is supporting UWA to obtain three telescopic units intended for the monitoring of game movements and illegal activities in Kidepo Valley National Park (KVNP). 

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Assessment of Wildlife Viewing Potential in Conservancies within Kimana and Olgulului-Ololarashi Group Ranches

  • Posted on 01/16/15
  • Amboseli ecosystem

Through AWF’s Conservation Enterprise program, the organization has been supporting the development and management of conservation enterprises across its area of operation through various capacity building programs.  AWF’s Conservation Enterprise strategy demonstrates that local communities can undertake business ventures that support both their livelihoods and wildlife conservation.

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Mid-term Evaluation in Mau, Kilimanjaro & Samburu Landscapes

  • Posted on 10/30/14

With support from the Royal Netherlands Embassy ( RNE) , AWF has been implementing an intergrated conservation/sustainable development approach in two landscapes Samburu & Kilimanjaro including a special site called Mau, all in Kenya. This support also aimed at strengthening the overall programme development including the integration of socio-economic aspects in planning and monitoring tools.

Approach

RNE II Programme Approach

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Survey on Community Conservation Practices in Kilimanjaro, Samburu & Mau Landscapes

  • Posted on 10/30/14

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has had a long development relationship with the Royal Netherlands Embassy (RNE)  which has been supporting its  Integrated Management Programme for Kenyan which consists of three key landscapes in Kenya: Mau, Samburu and Kilimanjaro. 

The Current Programme Approach

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Expert in Anti-Poaching Implementation Training

  • Posted on 10/13/14

Through AWF’s Land, Habitat and Species Protection program, the organization supports conservation and sustainable management of priority biodiversity landscapes through support of Protected Area (PA) authorities, local communities living in PA-periphery and ecologically sound private sector development. Northern Cameroon a priority for AWF because of the three core PA’s (Faro; Benoué, Bouba Ndjidda) and their extensions into neighboring Nigeria (Gashaka Gumti) and Tchad (Sena Oura) are core areas for biodiversity conservation in that region. In close collaboration  with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), AWF is implementing a project to increase the protection of wildlife and wild lands in the BSB Yamoussa complex (Le complexe BSB Yamoussa – comprising of Bouba Ndjida National Park, in Cameroun, and the Sena-Oura National Park, in Chad, and their surrounding sport hunting zones and other areas).

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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.