BirdLife - Guinean Forest Projects Manager

BirdLife is seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and experienced individual to manage BirdLife International projects portfolio implemented in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Hotspot.



Dakar, Senegal (West Africa Sub-Regional Office)


Application deadline: 15th May 2023 – 12 am GMT




Ensure successful delivery of forest conservation projects in the Guinean Forests of West Africa biodiversity hotspot:

  • Ensure good implementation and launching/closing of projects, providing effective co-ordination of the projects and management of their inter-dependencies.
  • Coordinate write-up of timely, high-quality reports and other deliverables with project partners and consultants, in line with donors’ requirements.
  • Provide guidance, technical & organizational support to projects team members, partners, and consultants and strategic support to civil society and government institutions in the GFWA; toward delivering programme expected outcomes and impacts.


Cultivate strategic relations to leverage opportunities:

  • Identify key stakeholders to build strategic partnerships with.
  • Coordinate integration of BirdLife’s projects in the conservation of Forest, Biodiversity & PAs landscapes of the countries supported.
  • Explore synergies with other conservation actions in the GFWA.
  • Foster collaborations that will enhance project delivery and visibility.
  • Support the Africa Forest Coordinator in projects development and fundraising efforts, and expand, BirdLife’s conservation activities in the GFWA based on the Forest Conservation strategy.


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