Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Conservation Monitoring, Eastern Africa at fauna and flora international

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Salary: Circa USD 38,000

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Two-year, fixed-term contract

Location: Kampala, Uganda with frequent travel to South Sudan and elsewhere in East Africa.

FFI is seeking an experienced biodiversity and conservation monitoring professional to fulfil the role of Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Conservation Monitoring, Eastern Africa, assuming responsibility for the implementation and coordination of monitoring programmes related to species, habitat, protected area conservation and their threats, in East Africa, and for the oversight of species conservation plans.

You will have a proven track record in biodiversity research and monitoring, capacity building, coordination and project management. Inspiring leadership and interpersonal skills are essential to the role to ensure professional delivery against project aims, objectives and timelines meeting global best practices. You will be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

You will be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for projects, and have advanced skills in biodiversity quantitative and qualitative data collection and data analysis. The role also requires a skilled and credible communicator, who is confident in developing and managing relationships with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, including donors and government institutions. In return, we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation within a growing portfolio of work in East Africa.

Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply:

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The closing date for applications is Sunday, 20 November 2022.

How to Apply
Applications, consisting of a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this
post, a full CV (tailored to the role as advertised, highlighting relevant experience and achievements)
and contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your permission) should be
sent to

Please mark your application ‘Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Conservation Monitoring,
Eastern Africa’.

The closing date for applications is 20 November 2022. Interviews are likely to be held during the
week commencing 28 November 2022.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email
or telephone – please specify your preferred method of contact in your covering letter and indicate
where you saw the position advertised.
Regrettably, due to limited resources and the high number of applications we receive, we are only
able to contact short-listed candidates. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing
date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.