AWF is seeking a talented professional to support its conservation science work in the Congo landscape. Reporting to the Program Director, Congo Landscape, the Ecologist will be responsible for conservation science in the landscape, with a focus on bonobo research.
Reporting to the Director, Congo Landscape, the Landscape Ecologist will be responsible for conservation science in the landscape. The position will be in charge of design, data collection, collation, storage, analyses, and dissemination of information in ecological monitoring, integrated land-use zoning, climate change, applied species research and conservation in the Congo Landscape. The successful candidate will participate in fundraising, policy initiatives, sharing knowledge about AWF’s work, managing program partnerships, mentoring, and monitoring and evaluation of ecological work in the landscape. Operationally this will entail monitoring the environmental impacts of key AWF conservation actions: collecting, analyzing, and reporting meteorological climate data; periodically tracking critical threats, habitat, land-use change, and water availability in the landscape; contributing to AWF ecological monitoring tools and learning, providing lessons learnt and application of experiences to the project, landscape and/or program; proactively ensuring that findings get their way into and inform AWF program; providing relevant data and information needed for AWF’s Program Impact Measurement Assessment (PIMA) on a timely basis; sharing lessons learnt and application of experiences for project, landscape or / and program; building basic database of climate change data in the landscape; and representing AWF at relevant forums.
This position will be based in Djoulu, DRC.
The successful candidate will:
If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and your detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees with subject ”LE-DRC” to email@example.com. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
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