Panthera
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DMAN Intern

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Job Description

The Organization

Founded in 2006, Panthera is devoted to the conservation of the world’s 40 species of wild cats and the vast ecosystems they inhabit. Our team of biologists, data scientists, law enforcement experts and wild cat advocates studies and protects the seven species of big cats: cheetahs, jaguars, leopards, lions, pumas, snow leopards and tigers. Panthera also creates targeted conservation strategies for the world’s most threatened and overlooked small cats. With our supporters around the world, we inform the public about the plight of wild cats, help local communities live in harmony with wild cats, protect wild cats and their prey from poaching, fight the illegal wildlife trade and safeguard the precious landscapes wild cats need to survive.

The Position:

The DMAN Intern (DMAN-Intern), located in Zambia, involves the localised curation and analysis of data collected by Panthera (and partners) using approved DMAN software.

The DMAN-Intern is responsible for

  • Collating and cleaning data from various entities for later use by DMAN Technicians
  • Receiving tasks from DMAN Technicians and Coordinators in order to realize the successful completion of objectives
  • Employing advanced statistical procedures to obtain actionable insights
  • Producing and disseminating non-technical reports that detail the successes and limitations of each objective
  • Staying informed about developments in DMAN and adjacent fields to ensure that outputs are always relevant

To ensure strong functionality and optimization, the DMAN Intern is required to test software products developed or informed by CTEC, including providing recommendations for improvement to existing software programs at a localised scale. Local and international travel may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate or BSc in a quantitative decision science (e.g., data science, statistics, computer science, or similar).
  • Analytical thinker, keen problem solver with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written/verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Prepared to learn new technologies and data management tools and policies.
  • A positive attitude is essential, together with a willingness to be challenged

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