WWF African Elephant Coordinator | WWF
WWF African Elephant Coordinator

Posted on 12 September 2017

Location: WWF Kenya Office in Nairobi, Kenya
WWF African Elephant Coordinator 

Are you creative, dynamic and driven by a passion for biodiversity and vision for a world where people live in harmony with nature?
WWF Kenya is seeking to recruit a competent individual to provide strategic leadership and technical support on African elephant conservation activities in collaboration with WWF African Country Offices and the Wildlife practice core team.

Location: WWF Kenya Office in Nairobi, Kenya

The Role:
The post holder will provide leadership, strategic direction and technical support for the development and implementation of the WWF African Elephant Conservation Strategy through interaction with the relevant WWF bodies, external partners and donor organizations; Identify new sources of funding and pursue relationships with new donors in coordination with Development Unit at WWF International and fundraisers in national offices (internal and external, major donors, foundations, Business and Industry, Government Aid Agencies).

The appointee will act as an internal and external spokesperson on Africa elephant issues and liaise actively and consistently with other relevant conservation, donor and media organizations including engaging with TRAFFIC and the Wildlife Crime sub-community of practice to stop poaching and trafficking of elephants across Africa.

He/she will report to the WWF Kenya CEO and work in close coordination and liaison with pertinent international policy fora, range state government authorities, relevant conservation partners Government Aid Agencies, other government donors, universities, consultants, and other NGOs working on African elephant conservation.

How to apply?
If you have at least 5 years’ experience in wildlife conservation in Africa, conservation programme/project management or coordination and a post graduate degree, preferably PhD, in the field of natural resources management, biological sciences, zoology, or conservation biology; or commensurate experience combined with a strong professional affinity for the skills and competencies required for the position of African Elephant Coordinator. This is the ideal job for you.

See attached Job description and apply with your CV and a cover letter addressed to HR Manager-Africa clearly indicating the position applied for on the subject line to:careers@wwfafrica.org by 22nd September 2017. We will not accept applications without a CV and cover letter.

Work permit restrictions may apply.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.