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Manager, Public Relations & Corporate Communications
  • Washington DC, USA

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is one of the leading international conservation organizations focused solely on the African continent. AWF works to ensure that wildlife and wild lands thrive in modern Africa. The organization is seeking a high-performing Manager, Public Relations & Corporate Communications to join AWF's global Public Relations & Corporate Communications team. Reporting to the Senior Director, Public Relations & Corporate Communications, the manager helps develop and implement a public relations strategy that increases AWF’s brand awareness, clarifies brand experience, and personalizes what AWF means to communities around the world through various events, engagements, interviews, op-eds and public facing opportunities.

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Apply Posted on 06/14/19
Senior Manager, Accounting & Compliance
  • Nairobi, Kenya

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is one of the leading international conservation organizations focused solely on the African continent. AWF works to ensure that wildlife and wild lands thrive in modern Africa. The Senior Manager, Accounting & Compliance is a key member of AWF’s Financial Accounting team and will lead the production of financial reporting and compliance. This position is responsible for oversight of the monthly accounting activity and is charged with ensuring an accurate and timely close for financial reporting.

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Apply Posted on 06/12/19
Budget & Grants Manager
  • Nairobi, Kenya

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) works with the people of Africa to ensure its wildlife and wild lands thrive in modern Africa. The organization is seeking high-performing individuals to fill the position of Budget & Grants Manager to ensure compliance with a broad range of public and privately funded grants, including proper financial management. The Budget & Grants Manager will serve as the finance department lead in developing and administering policies and procedures to ensure adherence to regulations of both external and internal best practices related to grant-funded projects.

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Apply Posted on 06/12/19
Project Manager/Chief of Party - Uganda Biodiversity Program
  • Kampala,Uganda

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is one of the leading international conservation organizations focused solely on the African continent. AWF works to ensure that wildlife and wild lands thrive in modern Africa. The Project Manager/Chief of Party will be responsible for providing overall leadership, strategic focus, management, and accountability for the performance of AWF’s Biodiversity for Resilience Program. This senior position will report to the Country Director, AWF-Uganda through AWF’s established performance reporting mechanisms.

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Apply Posted on 06/12/19
Program Coordinator
  • Kigali, Rwanda

For more than 50 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a leader in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF is seeking a dynamic and high-performing individual to design and implement an inclusive conservation and development project that will expand Volcanoes National Park (VNP), improve the lives of the local communities, enhance the tourism product, as well as support local, regional, and national economic development.

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Apply Posted on 04/26/19
Deputy Program Manager (Directeur de Programme Adjoint)
  • Kedougou, Senegal

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 dynamic and high-performing individual to implement an integrated conservation and livelihoods program in Kedougou Region, SE Senegal in partnership with the Municipal Council (MC) of Tomboronkoto Commune and Petowal Mining Company (PMC). The Deputy Program Manager will work under the overall supervision of AWF’s Vice President, Programs for West and Central Africa. This position will be based in Kedougou Region, Senegal for a two-year period with the potential for extension.

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Apply Posted on 02/11/19
Deputy Program Manager
  • Kedougou, Senegal

For more than 50 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a leader in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF is seeking a dynamic and high-performing individual to implement an integrated conservation and livelihoods program in Kedougou Region, SE Senegal in partnership with the Municipal Council (MC) of Tomboronkoto Commune and Petowal Mining Company (PMC). Under the overall supervision of AWF’s Vice President, Programs for West and Central Africa, the Deputy Program Manager. This position will be based in Kedougou Region, Senegal for a two-year period with the potential for extension.

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Apply Posted on 02/08/19
Senior Program Manager
  • Kedougou, Senegal

For more than 50 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a key player in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF will implement an integrated conservation and livelihoods program in Kedougou Region, SE Senegal in partnership with the Municipal Council (MC) of Tomboronkoto Commune and Petowal Mining Company (PMC). Under the overall supervision of AWF’s Vice President, Programs for West and Central Africa, the Senior Program Manager is responsible for the setup of this multi-year program and for overseeing the delivery and management of the pilot phase program activities, including all technical, financial, human resources, and administrative matters.

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Apply Posted on 01/25/19

Consultancies

Bamboo Forest Landscape Restoration & Business Plan - Rwanda
  • Rwanda

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding in 2018 to support the Government of Rwanda’s plan to enhance Volcanoes National Park. AWF and RDB want to determine the feasibility of using bamboo for Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) mechanism and as a potential commercial opportunity for production and manufacturing in the Musanze District adjacent to Volcanoes National Park. AWF and RDB wish to understand if there is an opportunity for small farmers in the Musanze District to grow bamboo as a restoration mechanism and to generate income.

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Apply Posted on 05/08/19

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.

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