Salary: Circa USD 38,000
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Two-year, fixed-term contract
Location: Kampala, Uganda with frequent travel to South Sudan and elsewhere in East Africa.
Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.
FFI is seeking an experienced biodiversity and conservation monitoring professional to fulfil the role of Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Conservation Monitoring, Eastern Africa, assuming responsibility for the implementation and coordination of monitoring programmes related to species, habitat, protected area conservation and their threats, in East Africa, and for the oversight of species conservation plans.
You will have a proven track record in biodiversity research and monitoring, capacity building, coordination and project management. Inspiring leadership and interpersonal skills are essential to the role to ensure professional delivery against project aims, objectives and timelines meeting global best practices. You will be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
You will be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for projects, and have advanced skills in biodiversity quantitative and qualitative data collection and data analysis. The role also requires a skilled and credible communicator, who is confident in developing and managing relationships with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, including donors and government institutions. In return, we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation within a growing portfolio of work in East Africa.
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 13 November 2022.
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