Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Conservation Monitoring, Eastern Africa

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 in East Africa related to species, habitats, protected areas and threats, 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 quantitative and qualitative biodiversity 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.

This job is closed on Monday, 1 May 2023. Please, visit Fauna and Flora Careers  for other opportunities.