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Field Operations Manager


Akagera Management Company Ltd (AMC Ltd) was created as partnership between Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and African Parks Network (APN) to manage Akagera National Park. AMC Ltd is seeking to recruit suitable candidate to fill the vacant post of Field Operations Manager in Akagera National Park.

JOB TITLE: Field Operations Manager

REPORTING TO: Park Manager


Reporting to Park Manager, the Field Operations Manager will be primarily responsible for all park operations linked to the company, including infrastructure development & maintenance, fleet (vehicle / aircraft / boats / etc) management, and logistics The Operations manager will also be responsible for all reporting of opearations based activities and help develop and implement the 5 year business plan and annual activity plan. In the context of the work to be done the Operations manager should have a keen interest in and understanding of conservation issues.

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Development and maintenance of all park infrastructure and assets (buildings, road, fence, vehicles)
  • Assist in conservation and monitoring activities
  • Assist in Law enforcement department logistics
  • Supervision of workshops and logistics
  • Supervision of the stores and all assets
  • Supervision of all maintenance operations
  • Implementation of fire management plan
  • Purchase of materials (through procurement officer) and accountability
  • Management of the operations department staff team and implement training and skills development, annual assessments
  • Be part of the Park management Unit (PMU) and contribute, develop and implement an integrated Operations plan & budget aligned with the parking strategy, 5 year business plan, and annual activity plan
  • Live on site


Minimum Education Qualification

The interested candidates should have a minimum of an internationally recognized BSc degree or equivalent in a technical profession.

Required competencies

  • Minimum 5 years experience in operations of a technical based company/ies as a manager or head of a section
  • Proficient in the use of GIS, software applications including stock management programmes, MS Office, etc
  • Clean driving license held for a minimum of 5 years
  • Proficient in English both spoken and written
  • Ability to perform demanding and flexible work, during day and night.
  • Integrity; inter-personal skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • Ability to work in remote or isolated areas
  • Ability to work under pressure and overtime

Added advantages

  • Knowledge of French and Kinyarwanda
  • Experience in mechanics, construction, and solar systems
  • Experience with stock and asset management
  • Holding motorcycle license
  • Experience and a genuine passion for conservation
  • Proven 5 year experience from within region and continent


Cover letter together with CVs in English language providing details of three referees, email address, and telephone contact should be submitted by email to amc.recruit@africanparks.org (with the attachment being in PDF, JPEF or TIF format) not later than 6th November 2020. Application should be addressed to:

Park Manager, Akagera Management Company

Please note that only candidates with the needed qualifications and relevant experience will be shortlisted.