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got what it takes to take action on wildlife?

Our organisation is growing rapidly as we expand the breadth and scope of our global conservation action.

We're always looking for talented, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who share our passion for the natural world and want to help us achieve our conservation vision. Whatever your background or experience, we want to hear from you. Explore our current listings below for our current paid and voluntary opportunities.

Caroline Knightley, Head – Global HR

TRAFFIC is a dynamic, passionate, and diverse organisation which prides itself on having a dedicated team of varied specialists in their fields

Caroline Knightley, Head – Global HR

Job Opportunities

Executive Director

Location: Cambridge, UK
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for our next Executive Director, who will be a collaborative, progressive and dynamic leader for the next chapter of our organisation’s growth and development. We are looking for an inclusive and inspirational leader with strong alignment to our mission. The successful candidate will be able to inspire, manage and develop a diverse, international and high-performing team of specialists in their fields, steward the financial health of the organisation and develop a strategy to address an increasingly competitive landscape.

Deadline for Applications: 2nd Nov 2020

The search firm Perrett Laver is supporting this recruitment, further information and how to apply can be found below.

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Project Manager - SWIPE

Successful Wildlife Crime Prosecutions (SWIPE) is an EU LIFE funded project, which aims to discourage and ultimately reduce wildlife crime by improving compliance with EU Environmental Law through increasing the numbers of successfully prosecuted offences. The project activities aim to boost the awareness and capacity of prosecutors and selected law enforcement authorities to ensure compliance with national and EU wildlife laws, to enhance cross-border knowledge exchange, and to increase cooperation between investigative agencies. The project is focusing on Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain and Ukraine. This position will have a strong focus on tackling wildlife trafficking.

Candidate will have to be eligible to work in Hungary / the EU.

Deadline for applications: 15th October 2020

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Asia Programme Director

Location: Bangkok, Thailand (we would consider the role being based in another TRAFFIC Asia Office for the right candidate).
Contract: 24 month contract (with the possibility of extension)

This position plays a leading role in the development, promotion and marketing of TRAFFIC’s global conservation programme, with specific attention to Asia. We are looking for someone who inspires, manages and guides programme delivery, supervises project implementation and is a leading technical role in the development and delivery of policy work. The role will be a valuable member of the senior leadership team and will input into TRAFFIC publications and funding proposals.

Deadline for applications: 25th October 2020

For more information and how to apply, please see below.

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Legal Assistant – Wildlife Law Enforcement and Collaboration

Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Contract: 23 month contract

We are now recruiting for a new role to add to the team which will support the Project Manager to ensure the effective implementation of INL project activities and reporting as per the project objectives. The role will establish and maintain relevant stakeholders, develop a case tracking system for wildlife court cases in Cameroon, support relevant workshops and assist in the preparation and submission of funding proposals.

Deadline for applications: 18th October 2020

For more information and how to apply, please see below.

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Project Assistant - Wildlife Law Enforcement and Collaboration

Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Contract: 23 month contract

The role of Project Assistant is needed within the Central Africa office to support a new project. The role will assist the Project Manager  to ensure the effective implementation and communication of INL project activities as per the project objectives. Duties will include developing and implementing a communications plan for the project, managing and coordinating news coverage and media releases with the Communication team and managing the logistics for project training workshops.

For more information and how to apply, please see below.

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Project Officer - Wild at Home

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Contract: Full time, fixed until 31st July 2022 (with the possibility of extension).

The Project Officer is a new role for the project “Wild at Home — Using Markets for Wild Ingredients to Support Conservation and Rural Livelihoods” (Wild at Home), which has an overall aim of highlighting the harvest, trade and use of the wild plant “hidden” ingredients and expand markets and pathways for sustainable trade that benefits wild species and harvesters.  The Project Officer will be responsible for driving forward and managing the project.  This role is ideal for a self-driven, enthusiastic team player, with a background and experience in project management, development and delivery of conservation campaigns and initiatives, communications, and corporate sector engagement.

Closing date for applications: 28th October 2020

To apply, please click here

Senior Project Officer - Social and Behaviour Change

Location: Vietnam

Contract: Full time, fixed until 30th June 2023

Human behaviour is a central factor facilitating and driving wildlife trade, and in ensuring solutions to some of the consequences arising from illegal and unsustainable trade and associated risks such as zoonosis. As part of the new phase of the Wildlife-TRAPS project, TRAFFIC will develop social and behaviour change approaches that reduce the sale and consumption of wild animals traded in illegal and unregulated markets for meat, medicinal and pet purposes. This post will take lead responsibility for driving forward this work, in close collaboration with other members of TRAFFIC’s social and behaviour change team and an external Community of social and behavioural science experts and practitioners (www.ChangeWildlifeConsumers.org). Project activities will include work in Asian and African countries.

Deadline for applications: 13th November 2020

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INL Project Finance and Administration Officer

Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Contract: This is a one-year fixed-term position (possibility of an extension)

The Finance and Administration Officer will support TRAFFIC’s growing project portfolio in Madagascar. The successful candidate will support the Madagascar Project Manager and the INL Project Manager with financial and administrative support to our projects in the country, with special focus on the US-INL-financed LEMUR-CWC (“Law Enforcement in Madagascar: a United Response to Combating Wildlife Crime”) project.

Full Terms of Reference can be found here.

How to apply:

Please send a covering letter and detailed CV by email to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with the subject “INL Project Finance and Administration Officer”. A specific template for the cover letter and resume can be requested by email:Enable JavaScript to view protected content..

Closing date for applications: 27th October 2020

INL Project Manager

Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Contract: This is a one-year fixed-term position (possibility of an extension)

The INL Project Manager will support TRAFFIC’s growing project portfolio in Madagascar focused on law enforcement, trade monitoring, and capacity development to counter the illegal national and cross-border trade in Malagasy wildlife. The Project Manager will be directly in charge of managing the US-INL-financed project titled “Law Enforcement in Madagascar: a United Response to Combating Wildlife Crime” (LEMUR-CWC).

Full Terms of Reference can be found here.

How to apply:

Please send a covering letter and detailed CV by email to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with the subject “INL Project Manager”. A specific template for the cover letter and resume can be requested by email:Enable JavaScript to view protected content..

Closing date for applications: 27th October 2020

Legal Officer

Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Contract: This is a one-year fixed-term position (possibility of an extension)

Project Manager will support TRAFFIC’s growing project portfolio in Madagascar. The successful candidate will support the Madagascar Project Manager and the INL Project Manager to implement a comprehensive portfolio of projects focused on countering the illegal national and cross-border trade in Malagasy wildlife, with special focus on the US-INL-financed LEMUR-CWC (“Law Enforcement in Madagascar: a United Response to Combating Wildlife Crime”) project. He will undertake court case monitoring, historical case reviews, capacity building, and other activities as per required by project needs.

Full Terms of Reference can be found here.

How to apply:

Please send a covering letter and detailed CV by email to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with the subject “Legal Officer”. A specific template for the cover letter and resume can be requested by email:Enable JavaScript to view protected content..

Closing date for applications: 27th October 2020

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