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Opportunities

The EDGE team sometimes has opportunities for staff, volunteers and students to join us, and we’ll be posting details when they arise. Please check back here for updates.

Regional Projects Manager, Asia: ZSL’s EDGE of Existence team is looking for a consultant Regional Projects Manager to support EDGE fellowships and projects in the Asia region. We are primarily looking for assistance with project management, ecological research and social engagement for the new Asia EDGE Fellowship projects, including training and ongoing supervision of EDGE Fellows. The new Fellowships will focus on the conservation of EDGE mammals, amphibians, birds, reptiles and sharks and proposals should outline previous experience in ecological research of at least one of these taxonomic groups. This request for proposals will be open until midnight (GMT) on Sunday 16th September 2018. Please get in touch with us before the 3rd September if you are interested in submitting a proposal. Ideally, the contract to support these projects will start in mid Nov 2018. The contracted consultant will be a resident of one of the following countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. Full details on how to apply can be found here: EDGE Regional Manager_Asia_RFP_FINAL .

Tender for Subject Matter Experts for Protected Area Management training: ZSL’s Professionalising Conservation project is looking for Consultant Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to provide expertise in the development of content for the production of new online and offline training materials for protected area practitioners all over the world. SMEs are invited to identify their topic of expertise from the Professionalising Conservation content framework (designed to align with both the IUCN Global Register of Competencies for Protected Area practitioners, and the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas), for which they will design a module of content for an online course. SME’s will need to submit a proposal outlining their experience in delivering training (including online if applicable); expertise in their topic/module of choice from the framework detailed on pages 9-11 of the RFP; a proposed cost to complete on all deliverables, and a time estimate for producing content. We approximate a 6 month part-time contract to complete on all deliverables. This is an open call Request for Proposals and successful candidates will be invited to interview as they apply. The RFP will be closed once we have enough Subject Matter Experts for the delivery of Phase 1 of the project, which is detailed further in the RFP document here.

All ZSL vacancies for staff, volunteers and students can be found here.