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Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.
All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge. Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.
What we do
We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.
The World Wide Fund for Nature, Cameroon Country Programme Office (WWF Cameroon) is looking for a Data Management Assistant Intern in order to provide support in the current FSC impact study done in the certified forestry concessions in Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville and Gabon
I. Mission of the Department:
The FSC impact study aims to compare wildlife abundance and diversity in FSC certified
forestry concessions against non-FSC certified forestry concessions in Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville and Gabon.
II. Major Functions:
The data management Assistant is required to help with the correct identification of species on camera trap images, in order to successfully complement the dataset that has been gathered for the FSC impact study.
III. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Processing data gathered in the field
- Identifying camera trap image to the species level
- Have a minimum level master's degree (bac+4) in forestry, biology, natural resource management and conservation;
- Practical field experience in habitat and species studies, particularly large mammal surveys;
- Proven ability in survey data analysis techniques;
- Practical and theoretical experience in remote sampling methods would be an asset;
- Computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail...);
- Independent working ability and team spirit...
Required Skills and Competencies
- Proven capacity to work independently
- Delivering quality work
- Finishing tasks
- Adhere to WWF's values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.
V. How to apply?
Email a CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The subject should read DMAI-20. Deadline for applications: 4th September 2020.
NB: Make sure the subject of the application mail reads DMAI-20, if not your application shall not be retrieved in the system.
Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for follow up. If you have not been contacted five (05) days after closing, consider your application unsuccessful.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce