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Sunday, 25 February 2018

Community Liaison officer Job at Akagera National Park

Posted By on Sunday, February 25, 2018

Akagera Management Company (AMC) seeks suitable candidates to fill the positions of Community Liaison officer.

AMC, a partnership between the Rwanda Development Board and African Parks, a not-for profit conservation organization, is responsible for the total management of Akagera National Park in terms of a 20 years joint management agreement. AMC seeks hardworking candidate, with a good work ethic, highly organized, self-motivated and enthusiastic to join its dynamic team.


Description: A genuine interest in people, passionate about nature conservation. Duties Include environmental education in local schools and wildlife clubs, monitoring and reporting on the Implementation of revenue sharing projects, keeping a record of all human-wildlife conflicts, encouraging engagement with the community and promoting the park, organizing and participating in village and JADF meetings at different levels of local government, and mobilization of community action.

The interested candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Rwandan nationals
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda and English, French is an advantage
  • Be prepared to live and work in a rural setting
  • Be prepared to work long and irregular hours due to the nature of the work environment.
  • Maximum of undergraduate degree in development/business/conservation, tourism, communication or any other relevant discipline.
  • Previous work experience in community development, or enterprise management, and/or teaching science at primary or secondary school level is required
  • Motorbike license
  • Self-motivated, hardworking and ability to work unsupervised
  • Good report writing skills
  • Demonstrated skills In facilitating community meetings

Job at Akagera National Park

All applications must include the following:

  • Application / cover letter addressed to the Park Manager, Akagera Management Company, stating which job you are applying for and why you should be considered for that position
  • Curriculum vitae including your personal details, education level and experience
  • Name, address and telephone numbers of two (2-3) professional references
  • Applications which do not meet the criteria listed below will not be considered.


by email at

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications by email at

All applications must be submitted before Friday, 02nd March 2018. A short list of qualified candidates will be invited to participate in practice test and oral interview selection process.

The successful candidate will begin immediately.

Job at Akagera National Park

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