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.
The Project Manager/Chief of Party will be expected to be a highly visible individual in the conservation sector able to manage programs with ecological, social, political, cultural, and economic complexities. S/he will principally be responsible for managing the Biodiversity for Resilience Program funded by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-Uganda whose goal is to conserve and manage biodiversity in target ecosystems for lasting environmental and economic sustainability. S/he is expected to be results-oriented and able to provide leadership to a team of highly qualified professionals to achieve results and meet program targets and goals. S/he will be expected to exercise a high degree of decision-making and sound judgment.