Salary: USD 38,000 – USD 42,000
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Two-year fixed-term contract
Location: The position will be based in Monrovia, with travel to project sites in the field and elsewhere internationally as 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 Landscape Manager, South East, assuming responsibility for the implementation and development of FFI’s work in the South East landscape in Liberia.
The successful candidate will have an excellent 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, including experience managing large statutory funds such as EU and USAID.
Highly effective 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.
The successful candidate will have a substantial proven track record in project management, fundraising and capacity building and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which FFI operates in West Africa, as well as a commitment to organisational and legal compliance.
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