Your Cart

There are no products in your cart.

  • 7
< back to open positions

Open Position

Conservation Officer, Mfuwe


BCP is seeking to recruit a dynamic individual as Conservation Officer to be based in Mfuwe. The primary function of the Conservation Officer is to ensure that conservation is enhanced through Law enforcement efforts, key stakeholder engagement strategies, and land management activities. The job title is focused on ensuring good positive impacts towards biodiversity through practical support to the CS teams. The role will report to Conservation Manager.


Ensuring that the Mfuwe site strategic conservation plan is effectively implemented and contributing to the overall vision and mission of BCP.

  • Ensuring strategic partnership-building and engagement with relevant key stakeholders on conservation and related issues.
  • Maintaining cordial relationships with communities neighboring the Mfuwe site and assisting CET where necessary in overlapping Community/Conservation initiatives.
  • With an emphasis on habitat preservation, supporting joint encroachment monitoring, and anti-poaching activities and operations.
  • Supervise Community scouts and others conducting REDD+ zone monitoring in all the Chiefdoms under the Mfuwe site.
  • As required and according to agreed standards, ensuring the establishment and implementation of appropriate site tasking and reporting systems that will be used in information sharing and measuring performance against the Conservation Plan.
  • Coordinating and providing logistical support to conservation staff and activities.
  • Managing field data collection, analysis, and management.
  • Budgeting for Scouts rations and Patrol gear.
  • Assisting in the recruitment of conservation staff.
  • Preparing scout’s timesheet and patrol bonus register on a monthly basis.
  • Manage the use of SMART by CS teams as well as the storing and sharing of data collected.
  • Perform any other task, as allocated from time to time.

Alliance Builders Wanted:

Qualifications in a related field such as a Degree in wildlife Management or any relevant qualification.


  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Strong skills in project planning, implementation, and management.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships at all levels, including with local communities, and government agencies.
  • Experience in Law Enforcement – deploying scouts, support, and training.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and at least one of the local languages.
  • Demonstrated experience working with local government personnel and local communities.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (MS Word, PowerPoint, MS Excel).
  • Adherence to BCP and donor regulations and policies.
  • Knowledge of National policies and rural approaches towards conservation.

As an equal opportunity employer, a competitive salary will be offered, plus training, plus the potential for performance bonuses, plus health benefits, plus a great work culture, plus career growth, plus working with a diverse and committed team. Candidates interested in joining an innovative and high-performance team, and working towards doing amazing things in conservation technology and livelihoods, please send a CV, a cover letter, 3 reference contacts, and anything else that makes your application stand out by email to jobs@biocarbonpartners.com with Conservation Officer (CO). in the subject line. Please also send anything else that will help your application stand out.

Applications are accepted from 19th April 2023 until the position is filled.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

If an applicant receives no response within a 30-day period, they should consider their application unsuccessful.


If you think that you are suitable for this vacancy, please apply now!

"*" indicates required fields

Drop files here or
Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB, Max. files: 2.

    Just a few of the benefits


    An equal opportunity employer

    Freedom and equality are foundational values that we draw upon when envisioning a better society.


    Career growth within the company

    Learn on the job and access to the inspiration fund to expand professional knowledge.


    Exceptional benefits

    Coverage under private health care.

    Sign up for alerts on new position openings at BCP