Traffic Project Manager | WWF

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Traffic Project Manager

TRAFFIC is seeking a Project Manager (PM) to be based in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Duration : 2 years fixed term contract (possibility for extension)
Position background:

The PM will be responsible specifically for implementation of TRAFFIC’s component of the WWF “Voices for Diversity” project funded by the Swedish government (SIDA).   The PM will also play a pivotal  role  in  developing  and  implementing  TRAFFIC’s  work  programme  in  the  Western  Indian Ocean (WIO).
Full Requirements / Expectations of the Role holder:

   Post    Graduate    University    qualifications    in    ecology,    forestry,    resource    management,
environmental policy, criminology, resource auditing or similar;
   Significant  professional  experience  (minimum  10  years)  in  international  wildlife  conservation preferably  with  government  or  an  international  Non-Governmental  Organization  (NGO)  /  Inter- Governmental Organization (IGO);
   Relevant and proven experience in project management, i.e. co-ordinating larger projects, incl. overseeing a number of staff/consultants and managing project budgets and reporting;
   An established track record in formal capacity building and mentoring aimed at building governance transparency and conservation skills in Madagascar would be desirable. Experience in other Western Indian Ocean countries will also be an advantage;
   Experience in working with the private sector will be an advantage;
   A good understanding of Madagascan and of international conservation laws and agreements including CITES and the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC);
   Strong fundraising skills including the development of project concepts and proposals;
   Strong research and analytical skills, and an ability to articulate complex issues clearly;
   Strong  networking  skills  and  communication  skills  and  ability  to  work  in  different  cultural contexts;
   Malagasy citizenship or permanent resident status is essential;
   Willing and able to travel frequently within Madagascar, the Western Indian Ocean sub region and internationally;
   Fluency in spoken and written French and English are a pre-requisite for this position.
Full Terms of Reference can be found on the following websites or on notice board of TRAFFIC and
WWF offices:

How to apply?
Cover letter and detailed CV(*) with telephone number for quick contact, photo, 03 professional references to be sent by mail to with the mention “Project Manager Traffic”.
(*) specific template for cover letter and resume can be requested by email to
Deadline for application:  6th March 2020.
Only preselected candidates are contacted.