She/he will work under the direction of the Director Program Design Europe and the Conservation Strategy and Issues Analyst (CSIA) to carry out desktop research and analysis, which will inform AWF’s landscapes approach. AWF’s landscapes approach is a set of concepts and tools which support the integrated management of land to achieve environmental, social and economic gains in selected regions in Africa.
The incumbent will therefore need to be able to research and analyse a broad suite of issues. She/he will also support environmental governance work at AWF with respect to information management, environmental impact assessment analysis, and stakeholder coordination.
Expected start date: 1 February 2017
This position is open to Kenyan nationals or international candidates with relevant qualifications.
Landscapes & Issues Research Intern Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, economics, sociology, anthropology, geography, sustainable development or related disciplines
Excellent English writing skills
Strong academic research and analytical skills
Ability to research a broad suite of issues with versatility
Capacity to work with a diverse team and engage external stakeholders
Ability to work proactively in research and analysis
A diverse educational background with experience in both environmental and social sciences is desirable.
An ability to develop various types of graphs, charts and infographics is desirable.
Experience in environmental governance is desirable.
Interested and qualified? Go to African Wildlife Foundation career website on www.awf.org to apply