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The World Wide Fund for Nature Seeks one (1) Landscape Officer

The World Wide Fund for Nature Seeks one (1) Landscape Officer
The World Wide Fund for Nature Seeks one (1) Landscape Officer

The World Wide Fund for Nature Seeks one (1) Landscape Officer, Bakossi-Banyang-Mbo Landscape

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Cameroon Country Programme Office is looking for a Landscape Officer to contribute to the goal of the Programme for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in the South West Region (PSMNR-SWR). The goal is to contribute to the preservation of high-value ecosystems in the South-West Region, thereby contributing to improved livelihoods of the surrounding communities in a sustainable manner.

Location: Buea, Cameroon

Duration: 2 years, renewable

Major functions:
  • Contribute to the consolidation and capitalization of the achievements and lessons of the collaborative protected area management approach.
  • Support protected area management, in particular the co-management aspects, in the Banyang-Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary and Bakossi National Park.
  • Pro-actively support the implementation of the landscape approach leading to the creation and managing of the Bakossi-Banyang-Mbo Technical Operation Unit (TOU), and the setup of land-based Payment of Ecosystem Services.
  • Assist with monitoring and evaluation, reporting and communication of, and learning from PSMNR PSMNR initiatives in imminent Bakossi-Banyang-Mbo TOU
  • What you need:
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree or in one or more of following domains: forestry and wildlife, natural resource management, environment, rural geography, or any related specialization;
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the area of wildlife and protected area management, landscape management or sustainable management of forest resources.
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Strong technical skills in wildlife, protected areas management and landscape management
  • Strong bio/socioeconomic monitoring skills
  • Good overview of legal and institutional framework in the area of forest and wildlife resources management in Cameroon.
  • Strong technical, communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work and interact with people of different backgrounds;
  • Good team member and familiarity with the functioning of local and international organisations;
  • Computer literate, and knowledge of data analysis and GIS
  • Fluency in English and familiarity with French
  • Adhere to WWF's values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply?
Email a cover letter and CV to

The subject should read PSMNR-LO

Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted. If you have not been contacted one month after closing, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Deadline for applications: July 31, 2019

Female applicants are encouraged.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

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