Grants and Reporting Officer

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

About the organization

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US non-profit organization founded in 1895. Its mission is to preserve wildlife and wilderness by understanding critical problems, developing scientific solutions and taking conservation actions that benefit nature and humanity. With more than a century of experience, long-term commitments in dozens of landscapes, a presence in more than 60 countries, and experience in the creation of more than 150 protected areas around the world, WCS has accumulated the biological knowledge, cultural understanding and partnerships needed to ensure that wild places and animal species thrive alongside local communities. Working with local communities and organizations, that knowledge is applied to address species, habitat and ecosystem management issues critical to improving the quality of life of rural people whose livelihoods depend on the direct use of natural resources.

Duties

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We are looking for a rigorous and dynamic Grants and Reporting Officer who will be responsible for the administration and management of various grants relating to conservation work carried out in and around Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park, including high-quality and timely reporting, new concept development, and M&E support. S/He will mainly work closely with various field teams in northern Congo and the WCS Congo head office to ensure a consistently effective workflow is maintained concerning grants and reporting.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, with experience in M&E, excellent report writing and communication skills, and a strong interest in conservation. This is a full-time position.

Qualifications

• Work with the Park Director and WCS Congo Program Coordinator to ensure harmonization and efficient coordination across the diverse grant portfolio of the park.
• Responsible for technical reporting, including compiling, gathering and editing of technical sections for a number of grants covering the NNNP, and upon request, for the Lac Télé Community Reserve.
• In collaboration with field teams and WCS Congo’s communications office, development of communication products (for communities, local authorities, etc) as required.
• Provide inputs on development of funding proposals focused on Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park
• Ensure the Park office has appropriate filing processes in place to identify and archive relevant project documentation, donor communications, and evidence of program implementation (MoV). Support routine audit activities as required.
• Work with the field teams to improve, develop, manage and implement the various project’s M&E systems including relevant performance indicators, baseline data, annual targets and ensure compliance with the various donors.
• Identify and document lessons learnt, and collect information for case studies.
• Undertake any other relevant duties as may be needed

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their application (CV and cover letter with the contacts of three references) to [email protected]
Please indicate "Grant and Reporting Officer" in the subject line of your email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline for applications: August 31, 2021

WCS is an equal opportunity employer that strives to recruit and support a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and are looking for future team members who share this same value.
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