In addition to our Volunteer Programme,
GRI occasionally has vacancies for longer term paid and unpaid positions. See available vacancies below.
KCP Support Manager 2ic – Kafue Conservation Project (KCP)
Location: Kafue National Park, Zambia
Start Date: April/May 2017
Contract Period: to end of 2017, renewable annually thereafter
Reporting To: KCP Senior Support Manager
The GRI – Kafue Conservation Project (KCP) aims to support the security and integrity of the wildlife in the Greater Kafue National Park, Zambia, in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of viable eco-systems for the benefit of local people. KCP adopts a holistic approach to conservation, embracing Law Enforcement activities, Training support and Park Maintenance & Developments. GRI KCP currently supports over 100 Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) anti-poaching scouts in Kafue National Park.
Support Manager 2ic Role
When the Senior Support Manager is away, The KCP Support Manager 2ic has overall responsibility for the logistics, finances and personnel at SAPU Camp, and at all other times will assist the Senior Support Manager. In addition, they have responsibility for issuing budgets to the APUs, and ensuring the proper financial records are returned in a timely manner.
Support Manager 2ic Responsibilities
SAPU Camp Responsibilities
Responsible for the QMS
Responsible for the day to day running of the SAPU camp
Work with Maintenance Manager to ensure camp is well maintained
Ensure camp is clean and tidy
Ensure Patrol Rations are ordered
Ensure Camp and Patrol rations deliveries are checked for completeness and quality, and then are
Arrange extra ration resupplies as required
Ensure there is always enough vehicle fuel on camp for ops, and for the water pump
Ensure there is always enough gas in camp for the kitchen
Inform the cook of how many people will need feeding daily, including visitors
Help with logistics for Mukambi Field HQ
Supervise KCP staff
Responsible for the welfare of SAPU and KCP staff
To pay patrol bonuses to SAPU officers when they finish their patrol
To pay KCP staff top-ups
Facilitate training for scouts
Update the day to day running data board (daily)
Ensure all staff leave and rest is signed off and in compliance with GRI regulations
Ensure staff adhere to GRI regulations
Prepare monthly budgets for SAPU
Keep receipts of all expenditure
To return imprest and/or receipts to KCP book keeper in timely manner every month, and ensure
Ensure all Units return imprest and receipts in a timely manner, and ensure reconciliation
Ensure all vehicles are fully serviced and clean, and log books are kept up to date
Ensure vehicles are utilised and rotated to best support KCP Operational and logistical needs
Ensure satellite phones are charged
Ensure QMS stores are managed as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Monitor operations at Busanga APU, Nkala APU, Marine APU, and Nanzhila APU
Ensure Patrol Data and Expenses are retuned each month from APUs, ensuring all data is complete
Monitor projects within catchment area
Requirements and Attributes
Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Successful track record of managing large teams.
Proven experience within conservation would be advantageous.
Strong organisational skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Can demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork.
Basic computing skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
Accommodation and rations at Hook Bridge during working days
Please send a resume and covering letter to:
Marieke Kolder – GRI KCP Project Manager and Rebecca Dannock – GRI KCP Assistant Project Manager email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver in person to Hook Bridge Base in Kafue National Park