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WWF is seeking to hire a competent and motivated Fisheries Officer for its office in Tanzania, based in Mafia Island.
The Fisheries officer, supports formation and capacity building of BMUs, CFMAs and associated networks including fish resources monitoring. S/he facilitates Catch Assessment Survey (CAS) data collection, analysis and reporting. S/he closely supports the project and programme to develop Local Area Management Strategy for Priority Fisheries (Prawns, Octopus and the Small pelagic), develop local area management plan at village (BMUs) and CFMA levels as well as supports development and updating fisheries community by-laws (BMU patrols) that advance sustainable fisheries resource management in their respective village waters.
S/he supports collection of fish catches (CAS) and analysis in the project area, data monitoring, assessment and supports BAF Project Executant to prepare technical reports. S/he liaises with Local Government Authorities in the project area, Fisheries related NGOs and district and grassroot partner organizations on all coastal related events such as fisherman’s day, farmers day, mangrove day, whale shark day and global ocean day. S/he supports and advocates the establishment of Man and Biosphere reserve in the project area as well as implementation of Ocean Practice ACAIs, SWIO Region plans, Coral Reef Rescue Initiatives, SDG 14 targets, Spatial Planning and Sustainable Blue Economy on related ocean sectors. S/he supports advancing and innovating ideas on Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM), climate-smart, ICT4Fisheries and integrated fisheries management approaches and linking those ideas with other marine projects components including livelihoods;
Duties & Responsibilities
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Additional information, including Terms of Reference, can be obtained through web address: http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/jobs/ .
HOW TO APPLY
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 Thursday, 29th April 2021 at 4:30 pm.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam or via zoom video conferencing. WWF is an equal opportunity organization.