Salary: USD 38,000 Per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Two year, fixed-term contract

Location: This position is based at FFI’s office in Yambio, with regular domestic travel to Juba. International travel to FFI’s office in Kampala, Uganda and FFI’s head office in Cambridge, UK may be required.

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 an experienced Operations Manager to provide effective management of the financial, administrative and operational functions of the FFI South Sudan Programme.

The successful candidate will have a strong proven track record in operational and financial management within Africa, and will need to be able to operate in a conflict / post-conflict situation. They will be skilled in providing operational oversight and financial management as well as demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which FFI operates in East Africa and a commitment to organisational and legal compliance.

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 with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders.

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 23 May 2021.