TRAFFIC staff in the National Park at the base of Mount Cameroon, Cameroon

careers current opportunities to join our global conservation team

TRAFFIC staff in the National Park at the base of Mount Cameroon, Cameroon


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 a diverse multicultural and multilingual organisation with more than 150 colleagues around the world. As an equal opportunities’ employer, we aim to provide a supportive and flexible environment that encourages productivity, creativity and collaboration. We apply objective criteria to ensure our colleagues are fairly selected, assessed and treated on the basis of their merits, abilities and experience.

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 paid and voluntary opportunities.


Data Entry Assistant

Location: Cambridge, UK
Contract:  6 Months 
Apply by: 11 December 2022

TRAFFIC has developed a comprehensive trade database, that stores and analyses specific trade-related information. Using this information, it is possible to understand illegal trade trends that develop.

TRAFFIC database allows for the gathering of information from source sites and along the trade chain for central collation, monitoring and analysis. Information generated from the NORAD project is an integral part of this database and capacity is needed to enter data produced under this project.

We are looking for a Data Entry Assistant who will be responsible for inputting information generated under the NORAD project in an accurate and consistent manner into TRAFFIC’s trade database

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TRAFFIC Office Director - East Africa

Location: Arusha, Tanzania
Contract:  24 Months (with the possibility of renewal)
Apply by: 27 November 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the management of TRAFFIC and build on our important work in East Africa. We are looking for our next leader to implement our programmatic strategy, manage the office operations and supervise a passionate team to deliver high-quality project results. You will need to have experience working in the region, strong project and people management skills, be a motivating leader and have experience working in conservation with a very good understanding of wildlife trade.

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Wildlife TRAPS Project Officer - Central Africa

Location: Yaounde, Cameroon
Contract:  12 Months (with the possibility of renewal)
Apply by: 25 November 2022

This is a great opportunity for a professional with experience in wildlife conservation and policy advocacy experience.

We are looking for a Project Officer for Central Africa who will lead the Wildlife TRAPS project implementation in Cameroon and at the sub-regional level, including research and analysis, policy engagement, and partnership development among wider annual work plan activities and deliverables.

The role will be responsible for ensuring the timely and effective implementation of Wildlife TRAPS Project activities in Central Africa and capturing the impact and learning that arise from these activities.

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Senior Programme Manager

Location: Beijing, China
Contract:  24 Months 
Apply by: 20 November 2022

Our office in China is looking for a Senior Programme Manager who will work closely with all TRAFFIC Global Programme, and Lead the planning and implementation of TRAFFIC 2030 Strategy in China under the supervision of the TRAFFIC China Programme Director.

This position will support the TRAFFIC China Programme Director to coordinate with TRAFFIC GLO’s Operation Team and manage the office's daily operation and ensure liaison with the International Cooperation Center of NFGA and Beijing Public Security Bureau. The role also supports communication with project partners, including government organizations, industries, institutes/universities and other NGOs, and acts as the key contact person on appropriate issues during the project implementation.

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Project Administrator

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Contract:  12 Months (with possibility of renewal)
Apply by: 20 November 2022

Our office in Vietnam is looking for a Project Administrator to support the consistent and efficient administration and operation of projects.

This position works closely with the Office Director, project staff and finance staff in Viet Nam as well as the Project Support Manager, Project Managers, and finance staff.

The role will Support program, project staff in Viet Nam and International offices on day-to-day project administration,  and Support with the project finance work.

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Senior Programme Officer - Demand Reduction, STW

Location: Hanoi, Viet Nam
Contract:  12 Months 
Apply by: 31 December 2022

The “Saving Threatened Wildlife (STW)” project will be implemented over 5-year from June 2021 to July 2026. The project works to help Vietnam control and stop the current and increasingly serious situation of wildlife trafficking. It aims to increase Viet Nam’s leadership in countering wildlife trafficking by enhancing the commitment of Government of Vietnam (GVN) leaders at the national and provincial levels, increasing the effectiveness of wildlife law enforcement, and reducing the demand and consumption of illegal wildlife products.

We are looking for a Senior Programme Officer Demand Reduction STW to lead the project team for the successful implementation of the Demand Reduction and Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Objective of the Saving Threatened Wildlife project, including conceptualizing, designing, developing methodology, analyzing consumer and other data, developing strategic partnerships, reporting, and follow-up actions.

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Support Officer - Timber - NORAD

Location: Beijing, China
Contract:  24 Months 
Apply by: 30 November 2022

We are looking for a Timber Support Officer who will implement projects related to timber and other sustainable wildlife trade in TRAFFIC China under the supervision of the Project Manager. This position is focused on (The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) NORAD project delivery, including providing technical inputs and updated information about related concepts, technologies, and trends of timber and other sustainable wildlife trade in China and globally.

The role also supports communication with partners including organizations, companies, institutions, the government, and other NGOs as needed.

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Project Officer

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Contract:  12 Months (with the possibility of renewal)
Apply by: 18 December 2022

Excellent opportunity for a Project Manager passionate about conservation.

We are looking for a Project Officer who will be responsible for implementing on-the-ground projects in the TRAFFIC Vietnam Office. These projects varied in type, size, and objectives, but share the ultimate goal of ensuring that the wildlife trade is not a threat to the conservation of nature. This position will work closely with project partners including government, Civil Society Organization CSO, and private sector counterparts, coordinate with the Senior Program Officer, and other project team members in TRAFFIC Vietnam & TRAFFIC Global Offices, and report regularly to Program Office Director about project management matters.

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consultancies and tenders

Request for Proposal entitled “Develop two Social Behavior Change (SBC) Initiatives to reduce demand for illegal wildlife products for different uses of domestic wildlife consumers and international tourists in Viet Nam.”

Viet Nam is an important illegal wildlife trade source, transit, and destination. The Saving Threatened Wildlife project, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), aims to increase Viet Nam’s leadership in countering wildlife trafficking (CWT) by enhancing the commitment of Government of Vietnam leaders at the national and provincial levels, increasing effectiveness of wildlife law enforcement, and reducing demand and consumption of illegal wildlife products. The project is led by WWF in partnership with the Viet Nam Management Board for Forestry Projects of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. TRAFFIC is a sub-recipient leading Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) activities that reduce consumer demand for illegal wildlife products.

To achieve the SBC component goals, in 2022, TRAFFIC has engaged external entities to conduct consumer surveys that identify the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) of the project target audiences for the key species. The results of these surveys, together with previous evidence, will inform the development and implementation of the SBC Initiatives. 

Please find full details for the proposal in English here and in Vietnamese here

Please send your proposals by 2 December 2022, 17h00 (Hanoi Time, GMT+7) via email to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with copy to  Enable JavaScript to view protected content..



This tender invites the provision of services for TRAFFIC China to carry out research on African Grey Parrot (AGP) and other endangered African Parrots’ consumer identification, profile, motivation and behaviour insights. This research will identify specific target audience segments, behaviour insights, messages and messengers.

Applicants are invited to outline a proposed research design, sampling strategy, data collection modality, data collection methods, data management, data analysis, and reporting, that will address the following research questions and provide an extensive understanding of AGP and other endangered African parrots’ consumption in China. While participatory, a combination of qualitative and quantitative method is expected, offerors may also propose alternative or complementary methodologies, such as direct observation or other combinations of methods as they see fit. The outcomes of the research will feed directly into Social and Behavioural Change (SBC) programming and subsequent activities.

Detail information including the scope of work, tender submission, and tender selection can be found in the Tender Notice here, financial offer form here

Please send your proposals by 20 December 2022, before, 17.00 afternoon Beijing Time (BJT) via email toEnable JavaScript to view protected content.

Legal Consultant - Kazakhstan

TRAFFIC, in collaboration with Fauna and Flora International (FFI), the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) and Ekomaktab, is implementing a two-year Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) funded project entitled “Strengthening Capacity & Fostering the Will to Combat Wildlife Crime in Central Asia“. This project aims to build law enforcement capacity and will combat wildlife trafficking (CWT) across major hotspots and trade routes throughout Central Asia, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. 

We are looking for a legal consultant in Kazakhstan to support TRAFFIC’s INL project in Central Asia.  The successful candidate will conduct a legal analysis of existing laws pertaining to the trade in wild animals and plants in Kazakhstan.

Please find the role details  in English here and in Russian here

Please send your CV and cover letter by 10 December 2022, via email to Enable JavaScript to view protected content.

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