Employment and Funding

Employment and Funding


The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) is a research platform funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF). SAEON is mandated to establish and manage long-term environmental observatories; maintain reliable long-term environmental data sets; promote access to data for research and/or informed decision making; and contribute to capacity building. The mandate is executed through six geographically distributed nodes that are coordinated by the SAEON National Office in Pretoria. SAEON invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position of:

Project Solaris Recruitment

An innovative agricultural venture supported by aviation sector has started around Marble Hall. If you have either excellent administrative/coordination/networking skills or are an experienced agronomist you invited to apply for 2 positions available with this project. Local language skills and knowledge of smallholder farming are advantageous. Submit CV and motivation letter indicating position you applying for by 30 January 2015 to solarisprojectrecruitment@gmail.com


COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER (GRASSLAND SCIENCE AND RANGELAND ECOLOGY)SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES PIETERMARITZBURG CAMPUS REFERENCE NO.: LS04/2015 The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the top Universities in South Africa and in the top 500 Universities globally. The School of Life Sciences has a long-standing tradition in research and teaching in Biodiversity. The incumbent will provide added strength to the School’s research and teaching programmes. S/he will be expected to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as contribute towards administration within the school. S/he will also be expected to contribute to research in Grassland Science/Rangeland Management.

Programme Manager: RESILIM-O

This fixed-term contract position has opened at the Association of Water and Rural Development (AWARD), an NGO based in Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province.

Job Opportunity - Environmental Consultant

Job Title: Environmental Consultant Location: Hilton, KZN An opportunity exists for an Environmental Consultant to provide support on SLR projects. Responsibilities will include assistance to senior consultants with environmental impact assessment processes and reporting, public participation, authority consultation and project administration. The person should have the ability to carry out instructions, problem solve where appropriate, work as part of a team and independently.

Specialist Advisor:Environmental Management

GEF funded ‘Mainstreaming biodiversity into land use regulation and management at the municipal scale’ Project (Land Use Project) (Salary level 12) (Contract Position ending 31 January 2020) Cape Town or Pretoria

Specialist Advisor: Planning and Land Use Management

GEF funded ‘Mainstreaming biodiversity into land use regulation and management at the municipal scale’ Project (Land Use Project) (Salary level 12) (Contract Position ending 31 January 2020) Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town

Senior Livestock Expert Needed

The FAO Investment Center has urgent need for a (senior) Livestock expert to assist with a technical support mission to Tanzania/Kenya/Uganda under the World Bank Lake Victoria Environmental Management project.