Vacancy: Tiger Trade Data Specialist, Malaysia
Monday, July 11, 2011 at 9:37
TRAFFIC in Conservation awareness

We are looking for a *Tiger Trade Data Specialist*, based in Petaling Jaya,Selangor, Malaysia

TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conservation of nature. TRAFFIC and WWF work together in the WWF Tigers Alive Initiative, which aims to double the number of Tigers in 2022 through a wide range of activities aimed at effectively managing Tiger habitats, reducing poaching and illegal trade and garnering political and financial support. An important aspect of the Tigers Alive activities aimed at encouraging targeted enforcement action against poaching and illegal trade is the systematic analysis of available information and making the results of these analyses available to target audiences such as governments, intergovernmental organisations, other non-governmental organisations and the general public.

Role
The Tiger Trade Data Specialist will be responsible for compiling, analysing and mapping data on illegal killing of Tigers and trade in their parts and derivatives at a global level, with the aim of increasing the insight in illegal killing of and trade in Tigers from Tiger range countries (TRCs).

Key outputs include, but not limited to compiling data on Tiger seizures, poaching and mortality incidents, market observations and other relevant data concerning the illegal killing of and trade in Tigers globally; producing regular updates of illegal Tiger trade trends, supporting law enforcement work in the 12 Tiger NI landscapes by providing analyses of poaching, mortality and trade data in and around the landscapes and maintaining and keeping up to date the TRAFFIC Tiger Trade Trafficker, a new on-line system which maps poaching incidents, seizures and market observations.

How to apply?
Applications should be emailed to careersjobs@wwf.org.my together with a covering letter and CV. Please indicate the position applied for in the subject line.

Dateline for applications: *20th July 2011*

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Human Resources
WWF International
1196 Gland, Switzerland

Tel: +41 22 364 9111
Fax: +41 22 364 7850

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