Sunday, June 10, 2018

Job Vacancies at World Wide Fund For Nature(WWF)

  Xpresstz       Sunday, June 10, 2018
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01-DEVELOPMENT CORRIDORS PARTNERSHIP PROJECT OFFICER
The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), an international conservation organization, is seeking for a competent and motivated Development Corridors Partnership Project Officer The concept of ‘development corridors’ is increasingly used to support economic growth in Africa, This project is therefore focused on corridors in Eastern Africa, particularly the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) and the Lamu Port and Lamu- Southem Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor (LAPSSET) in Kenya. The work is structured around three outcomes and six Work Packages, fully integrating research and capacity development, and significant policy engagement and outreach.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Officer will assumes responsibility for day-to-day management of the project including organization of higher level planning meetings for the project such as the inception meeting; the mid-term conference, and the end of project meeting; Work to package results of ongoing and new Development Corridors Partnership funded work and making that available in the right form; Coordinate the project work of the whole consortium and respond to the needs of all partners World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC), Tanzania, Kenya and China). Partnerships to Ensure there is co-learning opportunities for the senior staff from UK, Kenya, Tanzania and China.; Liaise closely with UNEP-WCMC staff and visit research fields; Link to the CARE/ WWF Alliance and Sustainable Investment programmes of the WWF and link with any work to the corridor investments; Liaise with the SAGCOT centre in Tanzania and provide feed back from SAGCOT meetings any information that can help the Development Corridors Partnership project implement policy relevant research; Provide up-to-date knowledge/summary on past or any ongoing corridor investment in Tanzania, not limited to growth corridors
Required Qualifications and skills: University Bachelor degree in Natural Resources, Business Management, Development Studies or related fields; Proven track record in successfully managing inter-institutional relations, preferably in the development field; At least 5 years professional experience in inter-institutional relationship management; Highly competent on report writing skills, ability to understand the complex, understanding of the key principles of good project delivery (objective, outcomes, outputs, activities and monitoring indicators) Knowledge and experience of the realities of development issues, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector;Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; Kiswahili, or any other language could be an added advantage.
Additional information, including Terms of Reference, can be obtained in the offices of WWF Tanzania Country Office in Dar es Salaam. Applications must include a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, via email to: hresources@wwftz.org by Friday, 22nd June 2018 at 4:30 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam.

02-MARINE PROGRAMME (CO-ORDINATOR)
The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), an international conservation organization, is seeking for a competent and motivated Programme Coordinator responsible for the management of the WWFTCO Marine Programme.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Programme Coordinator assumes responsibility for day-to-day co-ordination and management of the programme, ensuring the programmes personnel and financial resources are used in an effective, accountable and consultative manner, and ensuring that work plans are planned and implemented to deliver expected outputs and objectives. It is also the Programme Coordinator’s responsibility to develop strong relations with counterpart Government agencies, as well as non-Government partners. S/he will train and manage a sizeable staff team divided across field offices in Mafia, Kilwa and Dar es-salaam, S/he will Coordinate on-going implementation of the Marine Programme as per country strategic plan, S/he shall oversee all planning and implementation of activities to ensure delivery of expected outputs and objectives and to meet commitments to partners and donors. It is the Programme Coordinator’s responsibility to develop strong relations with counterparts and stakeholders such as Government agencies. S/he will oversee management of the Programmes financial resources, including adherence to annual budgets and work plans by field offices and field activities, partner institutions and 3rd party consultants; by monitoring and guiding overall implementation on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis, ensuring that programme funding is disbursed and accounted for in an efficient, transparent and scrupulous manner.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Minimum Master’s degree in natural resources management with specialization in the field of fisheries or marine and coastal resources management. Solid experience required of not less than 5 years on development and management of projects/ programmes on fisheries co-management (especially development of Beach Management Units [BMUs]), coastal resources management, sustainable coastal livelihoods, micro-finance, community capacity-building & awareness, marine protected area management, marine species conservation and relevant fisheries monitoring and research. Good technical, organizational, interpersonal and team building skills, strong skills in project planning, coordination, staff management, fundraising, monitoring and evaluation and partner relations are needed. Candidates should have an ability to work effectively with a wide variety of partners and disciplines, diplomatic and multi-cultural skills, in the local context. Excellent oral, and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili are essential.
Additional Information, including Terms of Reference, can be obtained in the offices of WWF Tanzania Country Office in Dar es Salaam. Applications must include a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, via email to: hresources@wwftz.org by Monday, 21st June 2018 at 4:30 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam.
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