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Species Protection Assistant
  • 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 the wildlife and wild lands thrive in modern Africa. The organization is seeking a high-performing Species Conservation Assistant, an integral member of the Species Conservation Unit. The Species Conservation Assistant’s primary role is to provide administrative, logistical, and programmatic support to the species unit. The successful candidate must be resourceful and highly organized with proven written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently, be proactive, and exercise good judgment.

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Apply Posted on 11/20/18
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 11/01/18
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, West and Central Africa
  • Yaoundé, Cameroon

For more than 50 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a key player in African conservation and sustainable development. The organization is seeking a high-performing Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer for West and Central Africa to be responsible for managing AWF’s monitoring and evaluation efforts in the region, with a renewed focus on programmatic analysis and impact assessment. 

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Apply Posted on 10/09/18
Impact Investing Analyst - Okavango Capital
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Okavango Capital Partners aims to generate competitive returns by targeting investments that combine strong commercial fundamentals with active opportunities to empower rural communities and strengthen ecosystems. It plans to make investments in the food security, climate technologies, and domestic nature tourism sectors across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Zambia. Okavango has also established long-term strategic partnerships with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Conservation Capital to enhance the team’s expertise and networks.

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Apply Posted on 10/04/18
Data Services Assistant
  • Washington, D.C.

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is one of the leading international conservation organizations focused solely on the African continent. AWF is seeking high-performing individuals to fill the position of Data Services & Research Assistant. S/he will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of the database for use by all channels and programs, providing a seamless donor experience for AWF’s constituents.

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Apply Posted on 08/06/18

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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.