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Project Manager for the Kasanka Baboon Project, Zambia

Hiring Organization:
The Kasanka Baboon Project

Date Posted:
2018-01-31

Position Description:
Project Manager for an ongoing long-term project of Kinda baboons in Kasanka National Park, Zambia. The manager will be in charge of monitoring one troop of Kinda baboons, collecting behavioral data, collecting and processing fecal samples, daily data entry and weekly communication with the project director. The manager must also manage scouts and camp assistant. The manager will also be in charge of the projects on ground community work. This will entail bi-monthly lesson planing and visits to the local conservation, girls and boys clubs, keeping track of scholarship recipients, and other community activities.

Position to be filled immediately. Beginning date March 15th, 2018.

Qualifications/Experience:
Applicant must have:
1) A Bachelors degree (preferably in science or related field)
2) Managemenent experience
3) Field work experience

Successful applicants must have a a positive, open attitude, be able to remain composed in frustrating situations and have the ability to live alone and work well with local team members

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
The Project manager will be given a monthly stipend for food and other necessities and on completion of appointment be reimbursed for round-trip airfare to Zambia

Term of Appointment:
12+ months

Application Deadline:
Position to be filled immediately

Comments:
This position is ideal for a person looking to learn animal behavior and field laboratory techniques, while contributing to conservation at the ground level.

Contact Information:
Anna Weyher
USA

Website:
http://www.kasankababoonproject.com

E-mail Address:
kasankababoonproject@gmail.com

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