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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Landscape Coordinator - Ruvuma job in Tanzania

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the World’s largest International Conservation Non Governmental Organization, working towards the conservation of nature and sustainable development.

WWF has recently established a major regional programme - the “Coastal East Africa Initiative” (CEA-NI), based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, but working on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development issues across the Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique region.

WWF is seeking to recruit qualified candidates for the following 3 positions to work on the CEA-NI.

Landscape Coordinator - Ruvuma

Reporting to the Head of Terrestrial, this position coordinates the overall initiatives of WWF in this Landscape.

    * Provides leadership and a focal point for the activities as defined in the Ruvuma Strategy document.
    * Mobilizes resources required for delivery (human, financial, partnerships) and achievement of its goals.
    * Develops effective management orientated monitoring systems to ensure adaptive management of the program me and “learning from doing” in coherence with the CEA-NI strategy and its M&E systems.
    * Develops and implements a communications and outreach strategy to ensure the dissemination of knowledge on the Ruvuma Landscape and its socio-ecological system, active engagement of stakeholders from local and community level to national and regional bodies in the Ruvuma Landscape initiative


    * University degree, at least to level of MSc. in relevant Environmental or Social Sciences ;
    * 10 years minimum of field and management working experience in one or (ideally more than one) of Miombo ecosystem management, protected/conservation area management, CBNRM, forest management and other relevant fields in the region (preferably Mozambique or Tanzania); Experience in PES or forest carbon issues an additional plus.
    * Excellent management,co-ordination, interpersonal, facilitation, communication and leadership skills
    * Experience in technical programme implementation and reporting and adaptive programme management through management orientated monitoring systems.
    * Ability to operate as part of a team.
    * Experience in project/programme reporting and management planning.

Location: All positions will be based in Dar es Salaam

Terms: Two year fixed term contract (renewable); competitive salary and benefits package which is commensurate with the experience and responsibilities of the post is offered.

Interested candidates who adhere to WWF’s values which are Passionate & Optimistic, Challenging & Inspiring, Credible & Accountable, Persevering & Delivering Results should send covering letter, CV with references, copies of relevant certificates to :

The Human Resources Generalist WWF ESARPO at

Deadline 20 December 2010.

N.B. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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