Job Opportunities

Field manager

Position Description:

1) Gorilla management and husbandry

1. Supervise the daily husbandry and care of all the gorillas.
2. Oversee the gorilla health prevention program;

2) Local staff management

3. Daily management of the local staff (assisted by a local human resources consultant and the local co-manager);
4. Monthly salaries and daily accounting (assisted by the PGFV’s off-site accountant and/or project advisor;
5. Oversee the employee health prevention program;


  1. Basic French required (fluency in English an asset);
  2. At least 28 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 and benefits: based on qualifications and experience.

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

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 Field Manager position.

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