Vacancy: ABS Initiative Assistant Project Coordinator

The President of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) informs the general public that in order to consolidate and expand its programs nation-wide, ERuDeF is seeking to recruit a dynamic and ambitious candidate to fill the position of the Assistant Project Coordinator for its Access and Benefits Sharing Project (ABS Initiative) to be based in its office in Buea.


The prospective candidate should have the following profile;

– Should be holder of at least a first degree with 2 to 5 years of relevant experience and preferably a Master degree with a minimum of one year experience in project development, journalism and gender development

– Should have at least 2 years of professional and management experience in NGO administration from a reputable NGO or similar institutions

– Should have working knowledge and broad-based experience in conservation and rural development, access and benefit sharing and the workability of the Nagoya Protocol on genetic and biological resources

– Should be able to meet strict deadlines and manage multiple partners’ programs

– Should have monitoring and evaluation experience

– Should have a working knowledge in grants management and fundraising

– Capable of working and staying in rural areas for longer periods

– Mastery of programs management software

Remuneration package depends on experience and degree of expertise already acquired.


Applications addressed to the Director of Administration and Human Resources at ERuDeF should be deposited at the head office of ERuDeF in Malingo Street, Molyko, Buea on or before 15 December 2014 at 5 PM. They should comprise the following:

– A motivation letter

– Copies of relevant diplomas

– Copy of birth certificate

– An attestation of relevant experience and measurable track record

– Two professional referee statements

Application files could equally be sent through the following email:

No phone calls shall be accepted. Selected candidates will undergo a written test and oral interview on Saturday, 20 December 2014.

ERuDeF is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, religion or sex.

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