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Liaison Officer
  • Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda

For more than 50 years, African Wildlife Foundation has been a key player in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF is seeking a high-performing and results-oriented Liaison Officer (LO) responsible for planning and executing the development of a wildlife-based conservancy in the Lake Mburo landscape. Working with AWF’s Uganda program team, the LO will manage the development of the Rurambira Conservancy. The LO is in charge of effectively engaging the landowners in the conservancy, involving private sector partners, and partnering with the Uganda Wildlife Authority in ensuring the long-term viability of the conservancy. S/he is also responsible for engaging the appropriate expertise to develop the conservancy in a way that is environmentally, socially, and economically viable.

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Apply Posted on 03/16/18
Program Finance & Administration Assistant
  • Harare, Zimbabwe

For more than 50 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a key player in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF is seeking a high-performing and results-oriented Program Finance & Administration Assistant (PFAA) to support the efficient implementation of AWF’s conservation programs in Zimbabwe. This entails the provision of project management support for program logistics, and efficient office administration. Further, the PFAA is the key linking point within the program team to understand, interpret, and implement financial policies and budget plans.

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Apply Posted on 02/13/18
Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant
  • Harare, Zimbabwe

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) supports the conservation and sustainable management of priority biodiversity landscapes through the support of protected area authorities and local communities. AWF is implementing a three-year project titled “Partnership for improved anti-poaching and compatible land use in communal lands of the Lower Zambezi-Mana Pools Transboundary Conservation Area” and is seeking a high-performing and results-oriented Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant who will be responsible for the overall monitoring and evaluation of the program.

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Apply Posted on 02/13/18
Tourism & Protected Area Specialist
  • Abuja, Nigeria

For more than 50 years, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a key player in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF is seeking a high-performing and results-oriented Tourism & Protected Area Specialist who will work with the Government of Nigeria to ensure successful implementation of an anticipated two-year project. The successful candidate will assess and develop the Nigeria protected area system structure, develop business plans for target parks, and concession sustainable tourism in selected parks at the request of the Government of Nigeria.

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Apply Posted on 02/08/18
Chief Technical Advisor
  • Debark, Ethiopia

African Wildlife Foundation is seeking a Chief Technical Advisor in Protected Area Management to provide support to the Ethiopian Wildlife and Conservation Authority for the implementation of a program supported by KfW Bank to improve the conservation status of the Simien Mountains National Park in Ethiopia.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
Tourism Advisor
  • Debark, Ethiopia

African Wildlife Foundation has developed a Tourism Plan for the Simien Mountains National Park (SMNP). The Tourism Advisor will be expected to review and update the Tourism Plan in consultation with Ethiopia Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) staff and AWF as well as other identified stakeholders so that the plan can be incorporated into a revised and updated General Management Plan for the SMNP.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
Community Liaison Officer
  • Debark, Ethiopia

The Community Liaison Officer will work in promoting conservation and livelihood enhancement in the Simien Mountains Landscape by developing income-generating activities and sustainable development projects for communities living in the surrounding areas of Simien Mountains National Park. The officer will also ensure that the initiatives are sustainable, bring significant and equitable benefits to communities, and are complementary to biodiversity conservation of the protected area.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
Mechanic/Driver
  • Debark, Ethiopia

The Mechanic/Driver will be responsible for maintaining and repairing vehicles, troubleshooting issues and fixing them aiming to maximize reliability and functionality. S/he will also undertake driving and field assignments and ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle assigned as well as the other facilities and equipment in the Simien Mountains Landscape Program.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
Driver
  • Debark, Ethiopia

The successful candidate will undertake driving and field assignments, assist with logistics, and ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle assigned together with other facilities and equipment as may be designated to the candidate. In addition, the Driver will offer logistical and administrative support services to the Simien Mountains Landscape Program by handling routine functions.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
Office Assistant/Cleaner
  • Debark, Ethiopia

This position will support office operations by serving African Wildlife Foundation and Ethiopia Wildlife Conservation Authority Project Staff as well as external customers, assisting with errands, maintaining cleanliness, performing clerical duties and other routine administrative functions in AWF’s established office in Debark, Ethiopia.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
Ecologist
  • Ethiopia

The Simien Mountains Landscape Ecologist is responsible for all conservation science in the Simien Mountains National Park. S/he is responsible for the 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 landscape.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
Technical Assistant
  • Bili-Uele, Democratic Republic of Congo

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) supports the conservation and sustainable management of priority biodiversity landscapes through the support of Protected Area (PA) authorities and local communities living in the periphery of PAs. AWF is seeking a high-performing and motivated individual to support its project in the Bili-Uele Protected Area Complex (BUPAC). Reporting to the Technical Advisor (TA), the Technical Assistant will be responsible for assisting ICCN in the implementation of the anti-poaching program and maintaining relations with provincial civil and military authorities as well as local communities.

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Apply Posted on 12/18/17

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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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AWF Mourns Death of Conservation Matriarch Daphne Sheldrick

April 13, 2018

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has learnt with great sadness the death of conservation matriarch Daphne Sheldrick on April 12, 2018....

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