USAID VukaNow Activity: Chief Technical Advisor

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Chemonics International seeks a chief technical advisor for the USAID/ VukaNow Activity. This five-year project aims to support the shared commitments of the US Government, the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), member states, private sector partners, and civil society to significantly decrease wildlife crime across Southern Africa. The purpose of the Activity is to coordinate learning and sharing and support strategic regional activities to address wildlife crime challenges. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. This position will be based in Pretoria, South Africa or remotely within SADC.

Principal duties and responsibilities

1) Oversee and direct VukaNow’s technical interventions, to enhance collaborative efforts to combat wildlife crime in the region.

2) Use established relationships with wildlife management agencies in SADC member states as well as law enforcement and anti-poaching (LEAP) task forces where they exist to facilitate the implementation of the SADC LEAP Strategy.

3)  Coordinate with Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Directorate and other stakeholders to support government capacity building, policy development, and to secure regional buy-in for standardised protocols and operating procedures in law enforcement, information sharing systems, and establishment and functioning of a regional wildlife forensics network.

4) Guide capacity building efforts and verify information from a scientific, academic, and international perspective.

Apply online HERE by 31 January 2022. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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