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Internship Opening with Tanzania People & Wildlife Women in Conservation: Operations and Logistical

Posted in NGO Jobs in Tanzania

Internship Description:

TPW is looking for a passionate, energetic and hard-working individual to fill the position of Operations and Logistical Management Intern as part of our Women in Conservation Internship Program. The successful applicant will assist with the management of the Noloholo Environmental Center through logistical support, human resource allocation, visitor facilitation, and environmental center resource monitoring. The internship will require experience with logistics, record keeping, and hospitality. The successful candidate must have impressive communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with diverse stakeholders. This internship will be based at the Noloholo Environmental Center with limited facilities; the intern should enjoy a balance of field and office work.

An intern should have:

  • The ability to work independently;
  • Ability to supervise and work closely with others;
  • Good organizational and record keeping skills;

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with management of the Noloholo Environmental Center logistics including but not limited to vehicle scheduling, fuel and water use, resupplies, and operational staff support;
  • Assist with store keeping and service planning;
  • Assisting with daily camp attendance summary and other required reports;
  • Monitor daily rainfall and evapotranspiration as part of TPW’s weather monitoring program;
  • Facilitate donor visits including onsite community programs and visits to the Noloholo Environmental Center;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should have interest in and experience with logistics, hospitality, or camp management. The candidate should also demonstrate interest in conservation careers and environmental issues. We are looking for an individual with the ability to learn quickly, work in a team, and collaborate with diverse communities. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in conservation and community engagement.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in one of the above fields
  • Proven experience in logistics, hospitality, or camp management
  • Proven experience working with rural communities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including training and capacity building, and respect for other cultures
  • Experience with community-based conservation
  • Willingness to live and work in the field (must be willing to camp)
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills

To Apply:

Tanzania People & Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send the following to [email protected] with Women in Conservation Media Internship in the subject line by February 15th, 2020:

1. Resume

2. Contact information

3. Three references

4. Cover letter outlining interest in applying along with relevant experience, qualifications, and skills

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.