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Job Opportunity at WWF Tanzania, Project Executant, CSO Leading the Change Project



Project Executant, CSO Leading the Change Project (LtC)

WWFTanzania seeks to hire a competent and highly motivated ‘Project Executant, CSO Leading the Change Project (LtC)’ to hp hasprl in Masasi, Mtwara

Major Functions

Under the guidance of Conservation Manager, The PE will, in cooperation with the Forestry, Marines & Fish­eries; Fresh Water and Renewable Energy Coordinators, will lead the coordination and implementation of the Sida funded LtC project activities.

Major Responsibilities:

Project development and implementation

  • Support the delivery of LtC project outcomes, including: development and implementation of work plan, technical reporting, and coordination with project partners to ensure the timely implementation of project related activities;
  • Provide regular reports and share knowledge with project partners on implementation, monitoring, review, and updates with regard to the Sida-funded project;
  • Strengthen CSO engagement, including empowerment and capacity building of CSOs and partnership development;

Building capacity in partner organizations

  • Map CSOs and conduct training needs assessment and assess potential for engagement and carry out identified training for CSOs, including follow-up assessments;
  • Improve CSO’s basic knowledge on biodiversity conservation and forest projection and understanding of the links between livelihoods and conservation goals
  • Strengthen key CSO partners’ engagement with government and private sector for landscape manage­ment, conservation and policy development including supporting and/or conducting relevant training and awareness sessions

Required Qualifications and skills:

Post Graduate University degree (Preferably MSc in Natural Resources Management, Environment Management, Forestry, Climate Change, Wildlife or Social Sciences). At least 3 years of practical experience in social development projects/ program/ policy and advocacy work including strengthening of civil society at local and national levels, Experience in leading and managing project in the sector of conservation and civil society or community engagement in landscape management and natural resource management. Practical experience in managing projects linking environmental issues with social development issues will be an advantage. Track record in implementing projects funded by a diversity of sources

Additional information:

Detailed Terms of Reference can be obtained via http://wwf.panda.org/who we are/jobs/. Applications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: [email protected] by 08th January 2021 at 4:30 pm.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam. WWF is an equal opportunity organization.

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