Trabaja en este proyecto para la protección del chimpancé ~

3 de marzo de 2022

Trabaja en este proyecto para la protección del chimpancé

Oferta compartida por Cristina

Conservation Manager

The vacancy

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary has an expanding Community Outreach Programme program that seeks to protect the Western chimpanzee and their habitats by taking a natural resource management approach to sensitize, conduct research, contribute to a human-wildlife co-existence and promote livelihoods in Sierra Leone in both rural and urban areas. The Conservation Manager will develop, coordinate, implement and report the different programmes and projects led by the TCOP department. The Conservation Manager will report directly to the Program Director.

Professional background – Education & Experience

Master’s degree or matching experience in Ecology, Biodiversity Conservation or similar.
Experience in conservation project management.
A minimum of (3) years of experience working in developing countries. Experience working in Africa is an advantage.
Demonstrated experience designing and managing research-oriented projects
Demonstrated experience leading a team.
Field work experience in remote areas.
Fluent in English.
Experience in Protected Areas Management is appreciated, including surveillance and anti-poaching.
Experience working with communities is appreciated.
Experience managing large team (10 plus) and diverse group of stakeholders.

Technical skills:

Background in community conservation / socio-economic research and tools
GIS Software
Wildlife survey design and implementation, including transects, recce-walks and camera traps
Cybertracker Software
SMART Software
Good data analysis skills
Good financial tracking and reporting skills
Should be familiarized with:
Sighting Database
R statistics software

Coordinate and monitor the TCOP team.
Coordinate and monitor the Ecoguards and patrol activities.
Coordinate and design wildlife research.
Coordinate and monitor the Education Programme (TKEEP).
Design/ implement and/or monitor the alternative livelihoods projects.
Proposal writing for Outreach/Research activities.
Coordinate/ monitor and deliver the ongoing projects.
Monthly report of the activities and projects.
Report writing to donors.
Attend and represent Outreach Team in official meetings with stakeholders.
Creating and maintaining the partnerships internationally and nationally.
Coordinate and monitor budgets and financial information of the ongoing projects.


One year contract with possibility of extension. This is a full-time, six (6) day a week position with a $1000 USD salary per month. The contract includes: on-site accommodation; one African style meal per day; annual return airfare (subject to contract completion) and 4 weeks paid holiday per year.

The chosen candidate must provide evidence of personal health insurance, negative TB test, COVID and yellow fever vaccination.


To apply, please send CV and cover letter to: and

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