Careers and Development

We are currently looking for a Senior Consultant for either our Cape Town or Pretoria office. Responsibilities will include inter alia: • Providing technical input in the field of natural resource management, biodiversity conservation, heritage, marine and coastal resources, tourism and local economic development. • Writing consulting reports of high standard. • Managing a small team of consultants.

Qualifications and experience: • A minimum of eight years consulting experience. • A minimum of a Master’s degree in a natural science-related discipline (e.g. ecology, marine) is particularly desirable. • Excellent Project Management Skills • A demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. • Excellent social and communication skills in spoken and written English. • A demonstrated ability to work accurately with attention to detail. • An ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. • A willingness to undertake travel to remote areas. • Proficiency in GIS is desirable.

Applications: Please send a cover letter, a short CV with contact details of three referees to, indicating in the subject line “Application for Senior Consultant”. The recruitment process for short-listed candidates will entail an interview and a writing test. Deadline for applications is 16 February 2018.


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Current vacancies are advertised on our website. Should you meet the minimum requirements specified, please write a motivation letter and attach your CV and send your application with the subject line as specified in the advert. Please do note that we only consider candidates with proven track record and traceable references.