Lea Helm



Program Assistant (m/f/d)

LLF is looking for a Program Assistant that is passionate about conservation, biodiversity and development. As LLF Program Assistant based in Berlin, you will support LLF’s executive director and team with administrative and operational tasks. You will be responsible for overall day-to-day management of the office (logistics, procurement, IT, HR), support program communication and outreach activities as well as partner management, program development and procedures.



22 May marks International Day for Biological Diversity

Today is an opportune moment to reflect on the importance of the earth’s vast biodiversity. For many of us, protecting species from extinction is a non-negotiable moral responsibility. But the reality of today’s rapidly changing world means there are also pragmatic – and urgent – reasons to commit funding and political will to biodiversity protection.

Below, we outline five reasons to save species, secure habitats, and preserve invaluable ecosystems.

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CLOSING DATE: 22 May 2022

Program Coordinator (m/f/d)

LLF is looking for a Program Coordinator that is passionate about conservation, biodiversity and development. As LLF Program Coordinator, you will implement grant management processes, manuals and strategies. You will advise the Program Director and the implementing partners on all matters related to process and compliance in implementing the LLF grant program. You will serve as a key interface between LLF and its partners and will communicate assertively with applicants and grantees, during the preparation-, selection-, and implementation processes.

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CLOSING DATE: 15 May 2022

Environmental and Social Safeguards Coordinator in Conservation (m/f/d)

LLF is looking for an ESS Coordinator who is passionate about biodiversity and conservation equitably integrating local communities in the global south, their rights and livelihood models. As the LLF ESS Coordinator, you will be supporting the comprehensive development, refinement and implementation of the LLF’s Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS). You will further contribute to the screening of project proposals, defining and supervising appropriate environmental and social impact assessments and safeguard instruments, and monitoring and reporting of projects’ environmental and social compliance. 

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Odzala-Kokoua and Gonarezhou National Parks in Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe

The Supervisory Board of the Legacy Landscapes Fund (LLF) has decided on funding two more sites by unanimous vote: Odzala-Kokoua National Park in the Republic of Congo and Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe were approved as additional sites supported by LLF. Conservation activities on site are implemented jointly by protected area authorities, local communities, and by experienced conservation organizations: African Parks in the Republic of Congo and Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) in Zimbabwe.

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