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Communication & Advocacy Specialist
  • 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 a high-performing and results-oriented Communication & Advocacy Specialist who will support the implementation of internal and external communications strategies and plans designed to promote AWF’s media and advocacy activities and successes.

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AWF Safaris Manager
  • Washington, D.C.

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is one of the leading international conservation organizations focused solely on the African continent. The AWF Safaris Manager plays a key, unique, and exciting role in the organization's Development & Marketing team. Based in Washington, D.C., the AWF Safaris Manager will oversee the operation and growth of our safaris program which serves as a foundational part of our development efforts to raise the resources needed to fulfill AWF’s mission: to ensure that wildlife and wild lands thrive in a modern Africa.

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Apply Posted on 06/11/18
Administration 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 a high-performing and results-oriented Administration Manager who will oversee day-to-day operations of the administration department. This includes, but is not limited to, office operations, supervision of administration staff at the headquarter office, statutory compliance, and logistics. In addition, the position will work with country and field team leaders as well as AWF leadership to ensure all sites have the proper security plans in place for operations and adherence to set safety standards.

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Apply Posted on 06/11/18
Finance & Administration Officer
  • Debark, Ethiopia

The Finance & Administration Officer will provide the administrative, logistical, and financial support to African Wildlife Foundation’s project in the Simien Mountains landscape. S/he will have experience in successfully running large donor-funded projects to their conclusion with capacity in all necessary aspects of financial administration and reporting, procurement, logistics, and financial support to ensure strict adherence to internal controls, donor guidelines, mandated laws, proper record keeping, and efficient administration.

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Apply Posted on 06/04/18
eCRM Data Specialist
  • Washington, D.C.

The eCRM Data Specialist acts as a data administrator for African Wildlife Foundation’s eCRM, Salesforce. S/he is also responsible for the integrity of the data sync between Raiser’s Edge and Salesforce.  S/he will ensure all fields reflect accurate information and will build new fields, workflows, and rules when appropriate.

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Apply Posted on 05/16/18
Deputy Chief of Party, DRC
  • Democratic Republic of Congo

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 a high-performing and results-oriented Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to oversee the successful implementation of its anticipated Community Based Counter Wildlife Trade (CBCWT) program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Apply Posted on 04/26/18
Tourism & Protected Area Specialist
  • Abuja, Nigeria

For more than 50 years, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a key player in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF is seeking a high-performing and results-oriented Tourism & Protected Area Specialist who will work with the Government of Nigeria to ensure successful implementation of an anticipated two-year project. The successful candidate will assess and develop the Nigeria protected area system structure, develop business plans for target parks, and concession sustainable tourism in selected parks at the request of the Government of Nigeria.

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Apply Posted on 02/08/18
Chief Technical Advisor
  • Debark, Ethiopia

African Wildlife Foundation is seeking a Chief Technical Advisor in Protected Area Management to provide support to the Ethiopian Wildlife and Conservation Authority for the implementation of a program supported by KfW Bank to improve the conservation status of the Simien Mountains National Park in Ethiopia.

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Apply Posted on 02/02/18
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 02/02/18

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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.

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