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Open Position

Senior Sourcing Officer


BCP is seeking to recruit a dynamic individual for the position of Senior Sourcing Officer (SSO) to be based in Lusaka. As Senior Sourcing Officer, your job is to expand and grow BCP wildlife habitat conservation work. The role and responsibilities are to oversee and support field sourcing team members to prepare chiefdom recruitment strategies and conduct actual chiefdom recruitment into LCFP, KZCFP, and other BCP projects, and get them to VCS and CCB Triple Gold verification.  The SSO will work closely with the Sourcing Manager to generate the overall sourcing strategy, and review activities against the annual work plan and budget (AWP&B). The SSO will be in charge of ensuring sourcing dashboards, sourcing trackers are up to speed all the time and accurate and timely hardcopy and digital filing of documents in filing cabinets and G-drive respectively. The role will report to Sourcing Manager.


  • This role oversees the recruitment of new Chiefdoms within LCFP and possibly into KZCFP.
  • Prepare a sourcing strategy and engagement dashboard with guidance from the Sourcing Manager.
  • Prepare an implementation plan covering all sourcing activities, through to verification,
  • Establish trusting relationships with GRZ, Provincial, and District Level Government which enables expansion.
  • Establish trusted partnerships with communities.
  • Impeccable, integrity-checked budget management.
  • World-class, audit-proof FPIC that is well documented and has no gaps, and passes an annual VAG level gap analysis. All new chiefdoms must pass VCS and CCB with Triple Gold.
  • Help new chiefdom get recognized, secure forest carbon user rights, and facilitate partnership with BCP.
  • Build powerful alliances with FD and DNPW.

Alliance Builders Wanted:

Qualifications in a related field such as a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Community Development, Social Work, Development Studies, or any relevant field.


• Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is an added advantage.
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years relevant work in a similar sector.
• Ability to sign up Chiefdoms to REDD+.
• Strong facilitation skills with exceptional written and spoken English.
• Passionate commitment to BCP’s success.
• Performance-driven with good planning and time management skills.
• Willing to lead and work with teams and lead by example.
• High integrity and leadership skills.
• Strong conservation and livelihoods knowledge.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Impeccable Government relationship management and lobbying experience.
• Valid driving license for Zambia.

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 Senior Sourcing Officer (SSO)-Lusaka in the subject line. Please also send anything else that will help your application stand out.

Applications are accepted from 13th 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!

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