Jobs and Opportunities with BirdLife International

BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation Partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
Please browse the job opportunities below to see if you think you have what it takes to join the BirdLife family!
Closing date: 19 February 2016
The Gola Rainforest Programme is an exciting long-term initiative supporting the management of a critical landscape in Sierra Leone which is a global priority for biodiversity conservation. As part of a Comic Relief funded project with Twin and the Rainforest Alliance, the RSPB is seeking a dynamic Project Manager-Rainforest Friendly Cocoa to manage the day-to-day strategic and operational implementation to deliver the objectives of a the Rainforest Friendly Cocoa Project.

Closing date: 21 February 2016
A keen interest in conservation? RSPB need a capable, experienced and enthusiastic Administrator to act as the first point of contact for their lively and diverse International Directorate.

Closing date: 23 February 2016
Internationally the RSPB supports local NGO partners in the BirdLife International network to implement successful conservation programmes and ultimately achieve self-sufficiency. This position is to manage the RSPB's BirdLife partner development programme in certain countries, initially in sub-Saharan Africa. This includes partner support, organisational capacity building, fundraising, conservation project management, and advocacy. You will need to have extensive experience of the region and work experience in NGOs and organisational development. You must be able to work under minimal supervision and have excellent diplomatic, communication and negotiation skills. You will be expected to spend a significant number of nights and weekends overseas each year, the majority of which will be unaccompanied.

Closing date: 17 February 2016
RSPB are looking for a confident advocate and strategic thinker who can coordinate across the International Directorate, work with the International Science Team and with the domestic and EU policy teams.

Closing date: 19 February 2016
We are seeking to recruit an experienced individual for the position of Policy and Advocacy Officer for West Africa region to assist develop and implement a policy and advocacy plan for the Coastal Migratory Birds Project (CMB Phase 2), lead mainstreaming of migratory birds into national and sub-regional policy processes and strengthening of Partner’s policy advocacy capacity within the framework of Coastal Migratory Birds project (CMB2) funded by MAVA Foundation.

Closing date: 19 February 2016
We are looking for someone to assist in coordinating the Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) Programme at sub-regional level, administering the small grants and supporting technically implementation of site and species projects in West Africa region within the framework of Coastal Migratory Birds project (CMB2) funded by MAVA Foundation.