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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, supportive, mission oriented conservation teams in Africa! 

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1.

POSITION: Conservation Manager

LOCATION: Mfuwe / REDD+ site (HQ)

PROJECT: USAID Community Forests Program (CFP)

REPORTING TO: Conservation Coordinator

Supervises: Conservation Officers

CONTRACT TYPE: 1 years, renewable

Background:

BCP is seeking a dynamic, talented, hard-working individual to serve as a Conservation Manager for REDD+ activities at field-based REDD+ projects in Mfuwe. CM shall oversee all conservation activities for all sites with a sole objective of achieving reduced deforestation in REDD+ protected areas. This position involves frequent travel in all project sites to ensure congruence in policy formulation and adherence.  

This is an Equal Employment Opportunity and applicants will be evaluated based on technical qualifications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulate effective security systems and plans, in close association with the partners, including local communities, and to oversee the implementation thereof.
  • Oversee all aspects of landscape-level REDD+ management and planning processes, including implementing land management, security operations, capacity building, community and stakeholder engagement, forest monitoring coordination, biodiversity monitoring systems, GRZ engagement, fire management and infrastructure development.
  • Ensure conservation sensitization through Community Engagement Team is effective.
  • Ensure sound enforcement of all signed REDD+ agreements in all sites.
  • Monthly Biodiversity reports/dashboard and maps.
  • Monthly cutline and firebreak reports. General maintenance of the eco-system
  • Weekly achievement/plans bullets for all Cons Officers.
  • Develop and implement fire management plan for the CFA in Mfuwe site

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Forestry / Natural Resources Management / Wildlife Conservation / Agroforestry from a recognized institution.
  • A sound Conservation Practioner.  
  • Demonstrated minimum five years plus experience and/or interest in conservation.
  • Strong reporting, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational skills with a high operational and leadership acumen.
  • Computer literate (plus the use of GPS and Android devices).
  • Experience working with USAID projects is a plus.
  • Lead and supervise all conservation management activities in the CFAs of Mfuwe
  • Strong personal integrity and dependability.
  • Preparation of Camp Operational budgets and plans.
  • Diplomacy and ability to maintain and nurture existing, and develop new, relationships and partnerships with relevant stakeholders in the project area, including government authorities, local communities, national and international NGOs, private sector and research institutions.

Compensation: A competitive remuneration will be offered.

Application Process: Interested candidates should send a Cover Letter and CV to jobs@biocarbonpartners.com, with Conservation Manager in the title. Deadline: Open until the position is filled in.

2.

POSITION: M&E Manager

LOCATION: Lusaka

PROJECT: USAID Community Forests Program (CFP)

REPORTING TO: Chief of Party

Supervises: M&E Assistants 

CONTRACT TYPE: 1 years, renewable

Background:

BCP is seeking a dynamic, talented, hard-working individual M&E Manager to oversee all M&E activities in all REDD+ projects. This position involves quarterly visits to all sites in Eastern Province.

This is an Equal Employment Opportunity and applicants will be evaluated based on technical qualifications. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of data collection system with tools that are used and understood by all users.
  • Conducting data audits.
  • Site visits per quarter (supervision of field based M&E Assistants)
  • 100% reporting requirement on time.
  • Data Audit.
  • Quarterly reports done on time with all reconciliations.
  • Ensure compliance through regular internal data audits
  • Data collection management systems in place across all sites.
  • 100% data support documents maintained in line with standards.
  • M&E plan updated on annual basis to align with work plans for CFP.
  • EMMP in place, updated on min annual basis, 100% reporting requirements.
  • All correct figures double checked prior to submission (Deadlines; Quarterly and Annually).

Qualifications:

  • Degree in M&E/Demography/Statistics/Data Management or related.
  • Strong experience with data collection, management, analysis and report production.
  • Training and M&E capacity building skills
  • Able to respond to work assignments on short deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills, including good knowledge of Microsoft Office (ODK, Excel, Database software)
  • Sound report writing.
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external audiences.
  • Good team player.
  • USAID M&E experience is an advantage.

Compensation: A competitive remuneration will be offered.

Application Process: Interested, qualified candidates, please send a Cover Letter and CV to jobs@biocarbonpartners.com, with M&E Manager in the title. Deadline: Open until the position is filled in.

Due to the high volume of responses, we cannot guarantee a response to every application or inquiry. While we will do our best to get back to you, we can only guarantee responses to shortlisted and successful applicants. BCP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality or any other criteria. Hiring is based on professional merits and qualifications.

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