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They invited applications from a suitably qualified Ghanaian for 2022/2023 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recruitment exercise.  INTERESTED AND SUITABLY QUALIFIED members of the public can apply for any of the positions available at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Therefore, all Interested and qualified applicants must be Ghanaian citizens by birth with no criminal record. Possess a first Degree, not below a Second Class Lower from an accredited university in a related field. … Age of 21 and not more than 35 years by 31st December 2022.

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Recruitment 2022/2023


1. Job Title: Project Manager – TWIX Western Africa

TRAFFIC is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. 

TRAFFIC International is a charity and limited company registered in the UK. TRAFFIC’s head office, based in Cambridge UK, provides worldwide leadership, coordination, cross-regional and corporate functions. TRAFFIC’s local engagement is managed through programme offices operating under the auspices of the UK charity, with staff based in a hub office and at other strategic locations where necessary. Programme offices operate within a geographic area of responsibility focused on one or multiple countries where TRAFFIC aims to help deliver priority programme outcomes. TRAFFIC works in strategic alliance with IUCN and WWF on wildlife trade issues.

PROJECTS BACKGROUND

The West Africa Biodiversity and Low Emissions Development (WABiLED) Program is a four-year program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with 3 core objectives: combat wildlife trafficking and enhance great ape conservation; reduce deforestation, forest degradation, and biodiversity loss in key transboundary forest landscapes; and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increasing carbon sequestration from land use. WABiLED is implemented by Tetra Tech ARD with five subcontracting partners including TRAFFIC, Born Free USA, Winrock International, Re:wild and Dalberg Associates.

As part of its SOW under the WABiLED program, TRAFFIC will support the establishment of a Western Africa Trade in Wildlife Information eXchange (Western Africa-TWIX) network. Based on similar TWIX networks operating in other Africa regions, the Western Africa-TWIX will facilitate the exchange of information between wildlife law enforcement officials who are registered users of the system

JOB DESCRIPTION
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES 

This is a project management role with responsibility for the planning, implementation and reporting function of various activities under the Western Africa-TWIX initiative of the WABiLED project.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

• Work closely with partner states, ECOWAS, inter-governmental organizations and other stakeholders to harness support for the proposed Western Africa-TWIX system and ensure the smooth implementation and expansion of WA TWIX, both in terms of countries and recruitment of users.
• Conduct country assessments and consultations with Government law enforcement agencies and WABiLED partners to identify target countries and nominated LE personnel for a phased establishment of TWIX membership across the region.
• Support the design and launch of the Western Africa-TWIX website and provide ongoing website management and IT development support.
• Manage the Western Africa-TWIX mailing list, which includes but is not limited to, keeping the mailing list active, managing the server of the mailing list, liaising with the server provider in case of problems, and ensuring that all queries on the mailing list are addressed.
• Provide supervision, technical support and training to the WA-TWIX project assistant
• Organize and facilitate registration and training workshops for nominated users of Western Africa-TWIX and provide ongoing technical assistance to the membership base.
• Provide support in connecting law enforcement agencies across borders to facilitate the investigation and conclusion of specific cases of IWT.
• Convene and facilitate meetings to promote, consolidate and strengthen project collaboration at the country and regional level. Produce TWIX meeting minutes/reports with agreed outcomes and actions and follow up accordingly.
• Engage with TRAFFIC TWIX staff in Cambridge and Brussels office on the co-ordination of TWIX platforms.
• Manage the TWIX project budget and provide quarterly financial reports on expenditures.
• Produce regular narrative reports on project activities and progress against indicators.
• In collaboration with the WABiLED Communications team, promote Western Africa -TWIX among ECOWAS target audiences and to external audiences, including USAID and local Missions.
• At the end of the third year of the WABiLED project, facilitate a TWIX learning event with participation from Central, Eastern, Southern Africa and Europe TWIX users, to share experiences and facilitate discussions on opportunities to strengthen global networks.

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REQUIREMENTS
• Advanced university-level degree is preferred (e.g. Masters) in law, policing, biological sciences or another related field.
• A first-level university degree OR equivalent academic education, or professional training with certification from a recognized international/national police, customs or other staff training institution, with specialization in criminal justice, crime prevention, criminal investigation, law enforcement, border management or other related areas, in combination with additional years of qualifying experience, may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• A minimum of five years of professional experience working in wildlife policy, conservation or law enforcement, with government, an international non-governmental organization (NGO), inter-governmental organization (IGO), or research institution.
• Strong organizational skills with a minimum of five years’ experience working in a project management capacity, covering planning, budgeting, financial and narrative reporting.
• Strong communication, networking and collaboration skills and ability to work with sensitivity in different cultural contexts.
• Strong IT literacy and Microsoft Office skills and an analytical mind.
• Previous experience in delivering training / teaching and providing mentorship support to government agencies.
• Experience of working in Africa, ideally West or Central Africa.
• Fluency in written and spoken English and French is essential.
• Experience of working with law enforcement agencies and/or knowledge of wildlife conservation issues and environmental crime would be an advantage.
• Experience of staff management would be an advantage.
• Must be able to travel extensively throughout the West Africa region, which may require frequent periods of up to ten days away from home. 

• This position is open to Ghanaians or foreign nationals with the legal right to work and live in Ghana, and to travel extensively in the region

 

How to Apply

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Closing Date : 26th Jan. 2022

 

2. Job Title: Senior Financial Crime Specialist

TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. 

TRAFFIC has a growing portfolio of work within the financial sector and has invested resources to establish more formal networks of institutions working to raise the profile and attention on illegal wildlife trade within their establishments. Notably, TRAFFIC is a founding member of the United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce which is a bank-led initiative designed to improve understanding of the issue within financial institutions and assist them in targeting their own resources to detect and report suspicious activity of individuals and companies using their companies. Furthermore, TRAFFIC has been working with strategic partners such as UNODC to assist law enforcement, mainly Financial Intelligence and Asset Recovery Units with improved awareness of illegal wildlife and conduct training to “follow the money” associated with wildlife crime through ARIN (Asset Recovery Interagency Networks) and others.

TRAFFIC is seeking expertise to assist in the development and delivery of a range of activities in West Africa ECOWAS countries, under USAID funding, together with partners, within the financial sector.

JOB DESCRIPTION
This is a project management role with responsibility for the planning, delivery and reporting function of various initiatives under the financial crime component of the WABiLED project. The overall role of this position is to sensitize and capacity build with key stakeholders on the use of financial investigations and application of financial crime law, in the interdiction and conviction of wildlife crime offenders. The Financial Crime Specialist will also provide line management and co-ordination role to the two other TRAFFIC staff based in Accra. 

Specific responsibilities will include:

Encourage and support financial investigations for law enforcement agencies where it relates to Wildlife and Forestry Crime cases. 

Conduct sensitizsation and awareness program to ensure that partners in project countries are aware of the need for financial investigations in Wildlife and Forestry cases

Conduct needs assessment within target law enforcement agencies

Provide training and advice to investigators on appropriate financial strategies to follow in ongoing cases.

Assist in connecting law enforcement agencies across borders to facilitate completion of key cases being worked on

Build networks and engage with the local Finance, Transport and any other sector that would be a conduit to IWT / Money Laundering

Provide IWT/AML detection training/awareness to these sectors

Encourage Finance and Transport sector firms who are not members of UfW to join the membership

Targeting FIUs and the private sector, conduct situation analysis to better understand the skills and resources currently dedicated to financial crime investigations. Based on findings, develop recommendations for resource deployment and provide and deliver financial training packages (e.g. covering forensic accounting techniques) in collaboration with relevant regional networks, such as GIABA (Inter Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa) or others.

Identify sources of data on financial crime in IWT, provide support to project partners in sourcing this data and assist in advising on case reviews as they become known.

Lead and develop a financial typologies (case study) report detailing IWT case studies where financial data is known. Additional typology reports may be developed depending on the number of case studies found.

Conduct a series of workshops for validation of the report

Hold an event to launch the report officially

Use the data for educational and training events

Building on relationships with United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce, explore the feasibility of developing Public Private Partnership Forums in key countries to support sharing of data and progression of knowledge around organized crime syndicates involved in IWT.

If/where possible, advocate for asset recovery in known IWT cases with appropriate enforcement units in select countries.

Act as TRAFFIC project team lead, providing line management support to TRAFFIC staff based in Accra (TWIX Manager and Transport Sector Specialist) with overall project reporting responsibility to TRAFFIC WABiLED Project Supervisor (based at TRAFFIC Head Office).

REQUIREMENTS
• Advanced university-level degree is preferred (e.g. Masters) in finance, law, economics, policing, political science, international relations, public administration or other related field, or a relevant advanced level profession qualification; 

– A first-level university degree OR equivalent academic education, professional training with certification from a recognized international/national police, customs or other staff training institution, with specialization in criminal justice, crime prevention, criminal investigation, law enforcement, border management, border working techniques and/or other related areas, in combination with additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree;

– Significant experience in addressing financial crime (e.g. money laundering);

– Some experience of working in Africa is preferred, ideally West or Central Africa;

– Knowledge of environmental crime issues would be an advantage;

– Previous experience in delivering training / teaching in the field of international or transnational crime /anti-corruption/ AML and cooperation; and providing mentorship support to governments;

– A minimum of five years relevant experience working in a project management capacity, covering planning, budgeting, and financial reporting;

– Demonstrated experience of preparing donor/project reports;

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience of staff management;

– Fluency in written and spoken English and French;

– Must be able to travel extensively throughout the West Africa region, which may require frequent periods of up to ten days away from home.

How to Apply

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Closing Date : 23rd Jan. 2022

 

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