Full Time
March 12, 2024
Nkhotakota, Malawi
March 28, 2024

Company: African Parks (AP)

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African Parks (AP) is a non-profit organisation that takes on direct responsibility for rehabilitation and long-term management of protected areas, in partnership with governments and local communities. By adopting a business approach to conservation, supported by donor funding, African Parks aims to make each park sustainable in the long-term, thereby contributing to economic development and poverty alleviation. Currently African Parks in Malawi manages Majete Wildlife Reserve, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserves and Liwonde National Park.

African Parks – Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve invites suitably qualified, experienced and passionate Malawians to fill the following vacant position.


Reports to: Community Liaison Officer
Location: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan, Implement and Monitor all project activities to ensure change/adaptive management strategy is achieved.
  • Conduct routine hive inspections with beekeepers
  • Assist beekeepers with apiary site assessment and selection
  • Ensure timely distribution of beekeeping materials and equipment to beekeepers
  • Facilitate and coordinate honey harvesting and processing with beekeepers
  • Ensure timely packaging of honey at the processing facility.
  • Oversee delivery of honey to various selling points within and outside Nkhotakota Facilitate basic beekeeping and group dynamics trainings for beekeepers
  • Coordinate all beekeeping activities with staff, community members and stakeholders engaged to the project.
  • Coordinate the Project Delivery Schedule to ensure timely delivery of outputs/ deliverables.

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in any of the following: Natural Resources Management, Environmental Management, Agriculture and Community Development from any recognized institution.
  • Must have not less than 5 years’ experience in managing bee colonies
  • Must have knowledge in colony management, handling, and bee biology
  • Attention to details and the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural groups
  • Professional approach with strong work ethic
  • Excellent communicator in English and local language – oral and written
  • Team player and ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Self-starter and ready to work in rural areas Proficiency in Chichewa and English
  • Must be computer literate
  • A valid motor cycle license is a must.
  • Those with motor vehicle driving license will have added advantage
  • Those with higher qualification are also allowed to apply.

Applicants should send their Current Curriculum Vitae with names of two traceable referees and a motivation letter to The Human Resources Manager, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Box 47, Nkhotakota or Email: not later than 28th March 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted through mobile phone.

African Parks is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates who are qualified are encouraged to apply.