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Head of Biomonitoring and Research Manager

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An international conservation organisation company is growing their team and is looking to hire an experienced Head of Biomonitoring and Research Manager to join their team in Northern Cameroon

Job responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of Research and Ecological Monitoring.
  • Develop and implement the department strategy in line with the conservation strategy (over 5 years).
  • Project management. Draw up and implement an action plan to strengthen the department's capacity: recruit, train and supervise staff.
  • In collaboration with other departments, develop and supervise activities to raise awareness among local populations of biodiversity conservation issues and human/wildlife conflicts.
  • Participate in BSB Scientific Committee meetings, facilitate and coordinate approved scientific research activities.

Candidate requirements:

  • Master's degree in science and environment, protected area management, wildlife management, geographic information systems management or any other relevant discipline.
  • At least 5 years' experience in natural resources or wildlife management in Africa, working in an international organisation with responsibility for at least 15 employees.
  • Good knowledge of ecological monitoring methods and tools, and of terrestrial wildlife inventory techniques.
  • Good knowledge of GIS and remote sensing tools, proficiency in GIS administration and use of GIS software and packages, and geographic information management techniques.
  • Computer skills, particularly in specific software for processing and analysing wildlife inventory data and producing thematic wildlife maps (SMART, EarthRanger, DISTANCE, R, ArcGIS/QGIS).

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Mining, Engineering & Operations

Focus: Project Management

Industry: Not for Profit and Charities

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: Cameroon

Job Reference: F9NJWT-4C942DF7

Date posted: 26 June 2024

Consultant: Johnicia Mutombo

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