Monday, July 31, 2017

Wildlife Veterinarian

Wildlife Veterinarian

World Wildlife Fund
Central African Republic


The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations in the world. We are an international NGO committed to environmental protection active in almost 100 countries and have been working in the Congo Basin since 1978.

In partnership with local, national and regional health institutes and local civil society actors as well as in collaboration with the Robert Koch Institute (RKI, F. Leendertz), WWF build a programme which aims to improve human and animal health in potential outbreak hotspots in the Central African Republic.

In line with this objective, WWF-CAR seeks a Wildlife Veterinarian whose major function will be to guarantee the implementation of the health monitoring program according to the highest safety and best practice standards, such as developed by the IUCN and the RKI in line with the Management Plan of Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas (DSPA). He/she works under the direct technical supervision of the Primate Habituation, Research & Tourism Advisor and to some extent, WWF Great ape experts for related activities.

Location: The position will be based in Bayanga (DSPA), CAR.

Duration: 2 years renewable

Learn more HERE

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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