Wildlife Trade Officer Position
TRAFFIC is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. TRAFFIC works in strategic alliance with IUCN and WWF on wildlife trade issues.
The overall purpose of this position is to coordinate and provide technical support for the effective and efficient implementation of the wildlife (fauna) component of TRAFFIC conservation work in Central Africa which covers the ten-member countries of the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC), i.e. Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Burundi, Rwanda, Chad and São Tomé and Príncipe.
Major responsibilities of this position will be, among others:
- Overall coordination of TRAFFIC’s fauna-related trade work in Central Africa;
- Manage the implementation and further development of the Central African Trade in Wildlife Information eXchange system (AFRICA-TWIX);
- Support the evaluation of COMIFAC’s Wildlife Law Enforcement Action Plan (2012-2017);
- Provide technical support for the implementation of TRAFFIC’s wild fauna work in Central Africa.