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At BCP we seek talented professionals who are leaders, and are committed to our mission.

We hope you will consider applying to join one of the most driven and mission-oriented conservation teams in Africa! 

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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Program Manager

BCP seeks a potential candidate to apply for the role of Program Manager. The role will report directly to the Head of Operations and will lead the management of all funding opportunities in the form of grants and donations from external BCP partners. The role will also be responsible for fundraising and forming coalitions for new opportunities (For example, subcontracts with BCP Partners). The role will also oversee the Policy Engagement Coordinator and The Agricultural Development Coordinator and their operations. This role will be responsible for delivering the project objectives against the budgeted line items and ensure that all funding resources are expended within the allocated time lines according to the project budgets. The role will lead and manage all policy engagements and will require regular reporting. Data collection and consolidation will be critical to ensure reports are finalized by allocated deadlines.

Location : Lusaka

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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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Aviation Specialist

BCP seeks a dynamic and talented Zambian national to be our Aviation Specialist. The role will be responsible for scheduling and executing tactical aircraft missions. The role will be responsible for operating a small aircraft safely and economically, ensuring smooth and efficient functioning, and taking care of time management. The role will be responsible for looking after the air wing maintenance schedule and will be responsible for keeping the aircraft secure and clean. The role will require the participant to perform site inspections from the air and possibly transport community representatives over potential REDD+ areas for ground truthing/mapping. The role will require the participant to accurately perform post flight processes, mapping and communication and will involve accurately recording and reporting on poaching, deforestation and encroachment in protected REDD+ areas

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

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LCFP Project Manager

An exciting new opportunity to be BCP’s Luangwa Community Forests Project (LCFP) Manager based in Mfuwe or Lusaka is now available. The role will report to the Head of Operations and lead the management of a 940,000 hectare REDD+ Project. This role will be responsible for managing all staff and profit/loss of Africa’s largest REDD+ project. It is a challenging role in a fast-paced, outcome driven environment where delivering the project objectives against the Company top goals is the primary responsibility. This role must lead and manage the project team to run the project on a day-to-day basis. This role will plan, organize, lead and coordinate REDD+ activities in the project and may be responsible for executing some these activities directly. The role will be supported by sector manager(s) in the three project sites and must be responsible for directing, managing and motivating a project team of approximately 150 staff.

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Policy Lead

BCP seeks an applicant to serve as a key government liaison for BCP activities, and to support the Government in policy development which creates value for Government communities through habitat protection. The Lead will need to work closely with Government at all levels, with an emphasis on central and provincial levels. The main feature of the role will be to build awareness, support and alliances with Government to maximize the social and economic impact of policies and projects which BCP implements or supports.  The applicant will play a key leadership role in working with a wide range of community, private sector and government stakeholders to develop and implement sector-based solutions that address local issues of poverty and environmental degradation. The role builds on opportunities for collaboration and joint problem solving and seeks to establish a more integrated approach to policy/program delivery within BCP program and geographical areas of interest.

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BCP seeks a dynamic, talented Zambian national to work as Office General Manager

We are looking for self-motivated, responsible candidates who have previous office management experience, with strong team leadership skills. The General Office Manager’s duties and responsibility includes planning and coordinating administrative & operational support to ensure efficient performance of the office. This role provides support through a variety of tasks related to the organisation and its communication both internally and externally.

Location: Mfuwe

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BCP seeks three skilled and driven Sector Managers to scale up our social and conservation impacts and build amazing high results teams. One Sector Manager role will oversee BCP’s operations in the Lower Zambezi ecosystem (based in Lusaka); one will oversee BCP operations in the Lower Luangwa area (based in Nyimba); and one Sector Manager will oversee BCP operations in the Luangwa ecosystem (based in Mfuwe).

We are looking for purpose-driven managers with exceptional team building and management skills who can make a difference in remote and/or rural locations. The positions are rural and the Sector Manager will be expected sometimes to camp in basic conditions and to be independently mobile, including the use of motorbikes, aircraft and vehicles as means of transportation.

Location: Mfuwe; Nyimba; Lusaka

Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

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Candidates interested in joining a high-performaning team please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes your application stand out by email to jobs@biocarbonpartners.com or nlopa@biocarbonpartners.com with Sector Manager in the subject line. Please ensure your cover email stands out. Please also send 3 reference contacts.

Applications accepted from  22 October 2019 until the position is filled.

BCP seeks an experienced, and energetic individual to join our team as Portfolio Manager, to generate funding proposals as well as oversee administration relating to their management in the conservation and livelihood sphere. This role will work closely with the CEO and other key staff to design, implement and monitor ‘special projects’ which innovate in BCP’s conservation/livelihoods impact model.

Location : Mfuwe

Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

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Candidates interested in joining a high-performaning team please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes your application stand out by email to jobs@biocarbonpartners.com or nlopa@biocarbonpartners.com with Portfolio Manager in the subject line. Please ensure your cover email stands out. Please also send 3 reference contacts.

Applications accepted from 2 September 2019 until the position is filled.

BCP seeks a dynamic, talented individual to work as SPECIALIST, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS. The role is responsible for marketing an international product and building BCP’s brand locally and globally.  Impeccable external representation in person, written and/or by phone to generate carbon sales and exposure of the BCP’s brand is required. 

Location : Lusaka

Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

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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.com or nlopa@biocarbonpartners.com with SMC in the subject line. Please ensure your cover email stands out. Please also send 3 reference contacts.

Applications accepted from 26 August 2019 until the position is filled.

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.

BCP is recruiting for a Carbon Specialist to assist in a new phase of REDD+ project design and development, and monitoring of social and biodiversity impacts. The primary responsibilities of the Specialist are to work in the Technology team to achieve VCS and CCB verifications, conduct pre-viability studies, conduct impact monitoring, advanced GIS/RS analysis, data management and IT, and to keep BCP at the forefront of REDD+ methodological developments.

Location: Lusaka, 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 conservation technology and livelihoods, please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes your application stand out by email to jobs@biocarbonpartners.com with Carbon Specialist in the subject line. Please also send 3 reference contacts.

Applications accepted from 16 July 2019 until the position is filled.

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