Job Advertisement: Assessors and Moderators (Contractual basis) 6 March 2017The Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) was conceptualized in 1993 and established in 1996 by the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF South Africa) with national and provincial government departments, other conservation agencies and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Through conservation education, training and skills development, the Southern African Wildlife College seeks to give protected area managers the motivation and skills they need to become partners in saving our continent's natural heritage. All training comprises theory as well as practical skills and has been developed in close collaboration with conservation agencies and, where relevant, community participation. By providing the high standards of professional and technical training that allows natural resource managers to manage their areas within the stated conservation objectives and in cooperation with local communities, the College and its donors are helping to ensure that our natural resources are managed in an equitable and sustainable manner. In so doing, they also impact the role that conservation is playing in job creation and poverty alleviation in and around our wildlife reserves.
Job Advertisement: Manager: Natural Resource Management Qualifications. 6 March 2017SAWC is looking for a suitably qualified person to manage the college’s qualification programs at Further Education and Higher Education levels. Ideally the candidate should have a M.Sc. in a related subject: Environmental science, wildlife area management, natural resource management, ecology, or similar. The Incumbent will manage the daily activities, develop plans to approach training programs, implement solutions, and perform professional level work in the assigned area. Incumbents are responsible for supervising employees, students, and taking ownership of a portfolio of various programs and management functions necessary for the smooth execution of college qualification programs in adherence with provision and stipulations from various accrediting authorities/ bodies.