Salary: USD 33,000 Per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Two years, fixed-term contract
Location: This position is based at FFI’s office in Yambio, with domestic travel to Juba as required. 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 conservation professional to fulfil the role of Site Manager – Game Reserves, assuming responsibility for managing implementation and development of FFI’s work in Bire Kpatuos and Bangangai Game Reserves.
The successful candidate will have with a strong proven track record in supporting protected area management, ideally co-management and development models working with community members, in Africa. They 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 with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, from local communities and community-based organisations, to funders. Additionally, the ability to lead and operate in a conflict / post-conflict situation is essential.
The successful candidate will have a strong track record in project management, fundraising and capacity building, as well as a commitment to organisational, donor and legal compliance.
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 23 May 2021.