Fauna & Flora International Job Vacancy: Camera Trap Leader

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Job Title : Camera Trap Leader

Reporting to : Project coordinator

Coordination : Biodiversity team

Contractual Term : 6-month contract

The Fauna & Flora International, founded in 1903, works to save wildlife in over 40 countries over 5 continents. Its Indonesia program (FFI-IP), established in 2010, is well known as a leading institution in Indonesia wildlife conservation. The goal of FFI-IP is to conserve Indonesia’s wildlife population and their habitat. Since it was initiated, the FFI-IP has been making significant contributions to wildlife contributions in Indonesia by providing advisory assistance on Indonesia conservation issues. Its leading roles in science-based wildlife conservation has been successfully achieved by implementing an integrated science-based conservation approach including pre-project scientific design, systematic data collection, data management, scientific-based data analysis, communicating conservation science through scientific reports and publications, and post project evaluation. For years, the FFI-IP has been able to translate its scientific findings into effective conservation action through partnerships based on mutual trust and respect with government agencies, universities, local NGOs, and local communities. FFI is currently having the widest conservation presence in Northern and Central Sumatra, mostly in protected areas and adjoining habitats. However, recent studies found that many non-protected areas in Sumatra still contain a high level of wildlife species richness. FFI recognizes the important of non-protected habitats for key wildlife species and is now working with relevant partners to strengthen its conservation measure in biodiversity-rich non-protected areas in Central Sumatra. Part of this activity is biodiversity survey with camera traps to documented moving animals in remotes area.
FFI-IP is seeking for qualified candidate, especially for fresh graduate and young conservationist to fill positions as Camera Trap leader for conducting survey in Riau Province.

Responsibilities
1. Lead the team to deploy the camera traps in the fields. Coordinating with the biodiversity team for preparing and providing survey logistic.
1. Report the activity and data to the project coordinator
2. Assist the reporting and data analysis.
3. To be responsible for all finance and activity reporting under his/her responsibility within FFI

Requirements
1. Has a bachelor degree in biology, ecology, forestry, conservation or relevant.
2. Strong skill and knowledge of field expedition and able to lead the team in remotes area.
3. Committed to be able to work 3 to 4 months in remotes areas with very limited facilities.
4. Priority will be given to the local resident

A qualified candidate shall send a cover letter, a short resume and expected salary to Indonesia@fauna-flora.org only short-listed candidates will be notified. Your email should have a subject heading your proposed position (CTL _ your name). Deadline: August 15, 2020.

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