Salary: USD 38,000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Fixed-contract until 31 January 2020, with potential to extend subject to business need and funding availability
Location: Konia, Lofa County
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 the new position of Project Manager, Ziama-Wonegizi-Wologizi (ZWW) Landscape to manage key aspects of FFI’s approach to conservation efforts in this region. Recent growth in FFI’s West Africa programme provides an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to impact the landscape’s approach to effective protection of forests and biodiversity in this critically important region, whilst supporting communities and other stakeholders.
The successful candidate will have with a strong proven track record in supporting protected area/forest management, ideally co-management and development models working with community members, in Africa. She/he will be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for projects and will have excellent project, grant and financial management skills.
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. The role also requires a skilled and credible communicator, who is confident in developing and managing relationships internally, and with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, including donors and funders.
The successful candidate will have a strong track record in project management and capacity building and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which FFI operates in West Africa, as well as a commitment to organisational, donor and legal compliance.
The closing date for applications is Monday, 4 June 2018.