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(Description also available on the Conservation Careers website here)

General field manager

Position Description:

Capacity-building

1-Assist the local assistant manager in his daily tasks
2-Help train local staff on the ongoing care of gorillas

Gorilla care supervision

3- Supervise the daily care of all gorillas

Program implementation

4- Assist in the implementation and management of new programs (e.g. education, community support, tourism)

Qualifications/Experience:

  1. Basic French required (fluency in English an asset);
  2. At least 30 years-old;
  3. Experience with orphaned great-ape rehabilitation (gorilla experience preferred);
  4. Experience managing local staff in a developing country (experience in Africa an asset);
  5. Veterinary degree with a valid license an asset (with some clinical experience preferred);
  6. Proven communication, team-work and leadership skills;
  7. Comfortable living in a remote location in basic living conditions

Salary/funding:
Salary: based on qualifications and experience.

Support provided:
1. Cost of visa;
2. One return-airfare;
3. Food, basic accommodation and transportation (in-country);

Term of Appointment:
Contact us (see below)

Application Deadline:
Applications are always welcome

If you are interested, please contact us and indicate that you are interested in the General Field Manager position.