The ICCF Group is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a position in its Africa program. The position requires the ability to facilitate ongoing dialogue with Members of Parliament, manage caucus activities/workshops/travel, and facilitate collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders. The candidate will be expected to assist the Senior Programs Officer in facilitation of activities to achieve the goals of all ICCF programs in Africa and to assist in the development of future funding opportunities, including grants and other donors. Occasional travel between the U.S. and Africa may be necessary.
The ICCF Group is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that works to strengthen international conservation leadership around the world. In the U.S., The ICCF Group – through ICCF U.S. - educates the U.S. Congressional International Conservation Caucus on the importance of U.S. leadership in international conservation. In Africa, The ICCF Group works to build political will, improve policies, and enhance criminal justice capacity for conserving natural resources and combating environmental crime across central, east, and southern Africa. The ICCF Group has built an effective policymaking infrastructure by facilitating the creation of “parliamentary conservation caucuses” in legislatures in 10 African countries. The ICCF Group is also working directly with prosecutors, judges, and other criminal justice practitioners in each country to build capacity for combating environmental crime. ICCF works with a wide variety of NGO, development partner, and private-sector stakeholders and experts in the field to educate policymakers in the caucuses and drive the development of laws, policies, and regulations needed to strengthen conservation, as well as build the capacity of criminal justice practitioners to effectively enforce those laws.
What we are looking for:
1) Parliamentary conservation caucus engagement
2) Facilitating the planning and execution of caucus briefings/workshops/travel
Job Type: Full-time