Fauna & Flora International
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 conservation professional to fulfil the role of Technical Specialist, Biodiversity, ZWW Landscape, assuming responsibility for the oversight of a programme of biodiversity survey and biomonitoring initiatives across the ZWW landscape in Guinea and Liberia.
Salary: USD 33,000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Fixed-term until 31 January 2020, with potential to extend subject to need and funding availability
Location: Konia, Lofa County, Liberia, with regular travel to the Monrovia head office and other project sites in Liberia (Wonegizi PPA, Wologizi PPA) and Guinea (Ziama MAB)
You will have a strong track record in biodiversity research, project management and capacity building. Strong leadership and people management skills are essential to the role to ensure a professional and motivated team that delivers effectively against project aims, objectives and timelines.
You will be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting of 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 funders.
In return, we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation.
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The closing date for applications is Friday, 6 July 2018.