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Any current vacancies are listed below.

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Project Manager - Combating Wildlife Crime

 

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Contract: Fixed Term contract (2 years, but possibility of extension)

This dynamic role offers candidates the opportunity to manage an exciting new wildlife project from our office in South Africa.

The position involves co-ordinating a five-year USAID sponsored project, Combatting Wildlife Crime in Namibia and the Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area. Duties will include the development and execution of research into relevant wildlife trade and trafficking, organising and convening workshops with collaborators and consulting with local government to identify information gaps.

The ideal candidate will be experienced within wildlife conservation and able to demonstrate excellent project management, communication and literacy skills as well as a passion for the natural world.

For further information, specifications and how to apply, please click here.

Deadline for applications: 30th July 2017

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Social & Behaviour Change Communication Specialist

 

Location: Hanoi, Viet nam

Contract: Fixed Term contract (1 year, but possibility of extension)

This interesting opportunity is part of an important partnership with Tetra Tech working on a five year USAID project helping to Combat Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) in Vietnam. TRAFFIC will implement a practical and effective approach to significantly reducing the demand for wildlife product consumption and work with Tetra Tech and WCS to strengthen Vietnam’s systems and capacities to deter those involved in the wildlife trade.

We are looking for an individual who can become an important part of this team and can advise on the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to strengthen and sustain efforts to reduce consumer demand for targeted illegal wildlife products with an initial focus on rhino horn, elephant ivory, and pangolin products.

It is essential that the role holder has experience in designing, implementing and leading social and behaviour change campaigns, including experience with social marketing and change communication. Proven experience with polling and consumer surveying techniques is needed along with strong people management skills and communication skills in particular in the Vietnam context.

 For further information and how to apply Click here for more details

Deadline for applications: 6th August 2017

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Project Support Officer - Combating Wildlife Crime

 

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Contract: Fixed Term contract (2 years, but possibility of extension)

This role offers candidates the opportunity to join an exciting new wildlife project based in our office in South Africa.

The position will have the responsibility of managing a diverse portfolio of work, focused on a five-year USAID sponsored project, Combatting Wildlife Crime in Namibia and the Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area. The successful candidate will work closely with the project manager and other members of the team to contribute to the successful delivery and implementation of the project objectives.

Duties include supporting research on wildlife trade as required by the Project Manager, assisting with technical and quality control of data, reporting on relevant project meetings as required and compiling reports and annual workplans.

The ideal candidate will have a background within wildlife conservation and a passion for the natural world. Strong communication and administrative skills are essential and experience in working on financial or budget reports is desirable.

For further information, specifications and how to apply, please click here.

Deadline for applications: 6th August 2017

Social & Behaviour Change Communication Specialist 

 

Location: Hanoi,  Vietnam 

Contract: Fixed Term contract (1 year, but possibility of extension) 

This interesting opportunity is part of an important partnership with Tetra Tech working on a five year USAID project helping to Combat Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) in Vietnam. TRAFFIC will implement a practical and effective approach to significantly reducing the demand for wildlife product consumption and work with Tetra Tech and WCS to strengthen Vietnam’s systems and capacities to deter those involved in the wildlife trade.

We are looking for an individual who can become an important part of this team and can advise on the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to strengthen and sustain efforts to reduce consumer demand for targeted illegal wildlife products with an initial focus on rhino horn, elephant ivory, and pangolin products.

It is essential that the role holder has experience in designing, implementing and leading social and behaviour change campaigns, including experience with social marketing and change communication. Proven experience with polling and consumer surveying techniques is needed along with strong people management skills and communication skills in particular in the Vietnam context.

For further information and how to apply: https://hrms.iucn.org/iresy/index.cfm?event=vac.show&vacId=1593

Deadline for applications: 6th August 2017