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Project Assistant

  • Location in Faro, Cameroon
  • Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017
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The Project Assistant will work with the Technical Advisor in ensuring successful implementation of the ECOFAC 6 Project activities in the Faro Technical Unit in the Northern region of Cameroon. The program will work with Government, communities, private sector and civil society partners to reinforce local institution in and around the Faro National Park to sustainably manage wildlife and ameliorate community resilience.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation and submission of annual work plans guided by baseline and field information and in collaboration with stakeholders for approval
  • Provide project monitoring and management support to Technical Advisor in the implementation of work plans/ business plans
  • Work with local authorities (councils, administrative, traditional, militaries), transboundary authorities to organize and conduct meetings to mobilize and promote understanding of the project activities and outputs at different levels of implementation in the Faro Technical Unit.
  • Make regular visits to project sites to oversee the monitoring and implementation of the project and document progress
  • Such other tasks as may reasonably be required by the Project Manager

Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma/Bachelor degree in project management/wildlife management and related
  • Field experience in planning, implementation, and program monitoring is preferable
  • At least 3-year experience working of the rural economy in agricultural/livestock production and/or enterprise development work
  • Experience and competence in implementing participatory techniques for mobilizing different stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Please submit a cover letter, your CV as a single PDF document indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees with the Job Title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: October 13, 2017

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