Overview

Macaw populations have declined significantly over the past decades. The main causes are illegal poaching for the pet trade and the loss of mature forest habitat, which they rely on for feeding and nesting. The Macaw Recovery Network (MRN)’s vision is to see a future with thriving parrot populations in healthy, connected forests, across their former ranges. MRN’s breeding center consists of over 80 rescued non-releasable macaws, that through breeding and release of their offspring, can still contribute to the conservation of their wild relatives.

The MRN is seeking a new Site Manager.

Key responsibilities

  1. Ensure effective and efficient site operations
  1. Ensuring the effective and efficient running of the on-site team 
  2. Ensure effective and efficient running of bird related activities

Minimum qualifications and requirements:

  1. Education
  • High level of reading and writing in both English and Spanish
  • Competent with mathematics
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of Microsoft office and email communication
  1. Experience
  • Managing of laborers – preferred
  • Managing budgets
  • Managing projects with strict deadlines
  1. General skills
  • Occasional and emergency weekend availability required
  • Car driving license required
  • 125 motorbike license preferred

General expectations

  • 5 Work days per week
  • 45 hours per week
  • 6 month commitment

Benefits

  • Accommodation and utilities provided and stipend towards food
  • 21 days of supported holiday per year

To apply, please send your CV to [email protected]