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Conservation Officer - Mfuwe

BCP is recruiting for a CONSERVATION OFFICER – MFUWE. This position Reports to the Conservation Manager – Mfuwe. The CO is responsible for enhanced through Law enforcement efforts, key stakeholder engagement strategies and land management activities. This position is focused on ensuring good positive impacts towards biodiversity. He/she will perform the following duties and responsibilities in support of the BCP Operations Management Team. The CO will be required to travel within Zambia to perform his/her duties.BCP is recruiting for a CONSERVATION OFFICER – MFUWE. This position Reports to the Conservation Manager – Mfuwe. The CO is responsible for enhanced through Law enforcement efforts, key stakeholder engagement strategies and land management activities. This position is focused on ensuring good positive impacts towards biodiversity. He/she will perform the following duties and responsibilities in support of the BCP Operations Management Team. The CO will be required to travel within Zambia to perform his/her duties.

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Sourcing Officers x3

BCP is recruiting for SOURCING OFFICERS x 3 for our following sites: Chinyunyu, Nyimba and Mfuwe. This position reports to the Sector Manager. The SO is responsible for assisting of the recruiting of additional Chiefdoms into LCFP and getting them to VCS and CCB verification.

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Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (MEC)

BCP is a leading African forest carbon company.  We are working with community and Government partners to help conserve over 1 million hectares of globally significant wildlife habitats, and to benefit over 220,000 people.  BCP is recruiting for a MONITORING & EVALUATION COORDINATORMEC. This position Reports to the Carbon Manager, the MEC is responsible for the overall impact monitoring and evaluation aspects of program delivery including reporting. This involves designing and managing the Impact Monitoring framework as well as its continuous development and refinement. He/she will perform the following duties and responsibilities in support of the BCP Executive Board. The MEC will be required to travel within Zambia to perform his/her duties.

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Internal Auditor x2

BCP is a leading African forest carbon company.  We are working with community and Government partners to help conserve over 1 million hectares of globally significant wildlife habitats, and to benefit 100,000 people.  BCP is recruiting for an Internal Auditor x 2. We are looking for an objective Internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement.

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Social Monitoring Survey Tender

We are seeking credentialed social science researchers to conduct a social monitoring survey to assess community perceptions and household income from participation in our REDD+ projects. BCP’s Social Monitoring Program holds a central position in BCP’s overall Community Engagement Strategy to ensure that our projects minimize social risks and all items are compliant with relevant international standards and safeguards concerning REDD+ implementation. For more details about this call for proposals, click on the following link:

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Honey Tender

Background

The Luangwa Community Forests Project (LCFP) and Lower Zambezi REDD+ Project (LZRP) are two of Zambia’s leading forest conservation projects.  The two projects are a partnership with 13 Chiefdoms, and are implemented by DNPW, Forestry Department, and BCP; in Lusaka and Eastern Province.   The combined mission of both projects is to make conservation of wildlife habitat valuable to people.  The project implementation model focuses on livelihood improvements at a household level to reduce local drivers of deforestation. 

As part of our livelihood improvements within the communities that we support, we have made an effort to drive sustainable, Non-Timber Forest Product businesses for our communities to benefit from.  Previously, we have partnered with a company to assist us with running a beekeeping scheme where the company installs hives and provides technical support in the form of “beekeeping mentors” who provide the communities with technical advice when it comes to beekeeping and harvesting.

We have experienced some challenges with poor harvesting and production results over the last two years and would like to look at partnering with a new “Honey Producer” to assist us in driving Honey Production forward. We would need a company to install hives, station mentors at select sites as well as drive production in order for the honey to be brought to market.

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Sales and Marketing Manager

BCP seeks a potential candidate to apply for the role of Sales and Marketing Manager. The role has the overall responsibility for creating and implementing BCP’s sales, marketing and communications strategies in accordance with the organisation’s ambitious and exciting strategy and business objectives. This includes oversight of all strategic communications with external audiences, working closely with every BCP team member to identify and maximise opportunities to bring BCP’s mission and achievements to life. This should be achieved through a diverse mix of marketing, advertising and media campaigns using the full range of traditional and digital tools available. An important component of the role is the development and implementation of external communications policies, as well as establishing and policing house style and branding guidelines. The role will be responsible for managing a small SMC team to achieve deliverables as set out by the SMC objectives.The role will be responsible for selling an international product and building BCP’s brand locally and globally.  The role calls for impeccable external representation in person, on the phone or via written communication to generate sales and exposure of BCP’s brand.  The SMC also oversees and generates marketing material and strategies to change behaviours from Government to staff to community levels. The role focuses on the following key areas: offset sales, relationship management, brand development (BCP and Eco-Charcoal), marketing of BCP and Eco-Charcoal, fundraising help and internal culture building.

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Kafue Project Manager

BCP seeks an applicant to be our Kafue Project Manager on a fixed term contract basis for 6 months with the possibility of an extension depending on Government and finance approval.  The role will be responsible for overseeing the feasibility study for the proposed new REDD+ program in Kafue. The candidate, in partnership with GRZ and communities, will be responsible for operational support for the feasibility report draft/design, engagement support and flying FPIC. The candidate will collaborate closely with members of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife and the Forestry Department. The candidate will be responsible for building up sourcing teams and ensuring that these teams are well equipped with all logistical equipment. The candidate will need to provide support to the technical field measurement and data collection teams, logistical and expert operational support to the ongoing project and oversight of the ongoing monitoring teams.

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Alternative Business Coordinator

BCP seeks a candidate to apply for the role of Alternative Business Coordinator to oversee both livelihood operations: Eco-Charcoal and Honey, as well as explore new livelihood opportunities with Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) for communities (for example, mushrooms, insects etc.). The role will be responsible for creating new community business opportunities and expanding existing operations. The role will direct and coordinate activities, such as forest management operations, honey production and sales and marketing of the projects. The role will aid the Head of Operations in formulating, administering and implementing organizational policies by performing duties personally or through subordinates. The role will be responsible for growing both operations to ensure that they break even and eventually profit. The role will involve trouble shooting in the form of identifying problem areas and finding solutions. The role will be based in Lusaka but will require regular travel to the different sites that house the livelihood operations.

Location : Lusaka

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Senior Manager - Carbon

BCP is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Carbon to guide BCP into a new phase of project development, conservation technology developments and impact monitoring.  The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager is to achieve VCS and CCB verifications, conduct pre-viability studies, oversee impact monitoring, oversee geospatial technology, data management and IT, and to keep BCP at the forefront of REDD+ methodological developments in Zambia and beyond.  The position oversees teams dealing with remote sensing and GIS, forest monitoring, and impact monitoring.  The position requires advanced remote sensing and GIS skills, as well as skills in data management, conducting field work in rural Africa, advanced spreadsheet skills, excellent English writing skills, knowledge of REDD+ project methodologies.  The position is based in Lusaka, Zambia.  The main tasks will be managing verification processes, managing consultants and field teams, managing BCP’s database development, data systems and managing teams.  This role has the exciting opportunity to lead BCP’s digital technology strategy.  The position will require some travel to rural areas, mainly in Africa. The candidate is expected to be a manager, solid team player, with a growth and coaching mindset.

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

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We are seeking a dynamic and resilient Site Operations Manager to manage people, activities and strategies at one of our rural sites. The Site Opertions Manager leads partnerships with local Communities and Government across three or more Chiefdom, coordinating strategies to reduce threats to forest while ensuring community livelihood projects create impact. We are looking for managers, not just leaders. If you are a self-motivated, responsible person with previous project management experience and strong team management skills, if you want to be challenged, grow others, and see the impacts of your work, you should apply for this role.

Location: Various, Zambia

Term: Fulltime, 1 year contract, renewable

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Candidates interested in joining an innovative and high-performance team, and working towards doing amazing things in project management and supporting livelihoods programs, please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes your application stand out by email to jobs@biocarbonpartners.comwith Site Operations Manager in the subject line. Please ensure your cover email stands out. Please also send 5 reference contacts.

Applications accepted from 30 July 2019 until the position is filled.

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