Thursday, August 30, 2018

Career Vacancies at The Nature Conservancy

  Xpresstz       Thursday, August 30, 2018

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01-Family Planning Advisor Jobs


Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable.  One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.


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The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
TNC’s program in Africa has three ongoing projects that include family planning activities and two partner organizations with expertise in family planning. This position will build on the foundation provided by our existing partner organizations to develop- a strategy for how we can best deepen and strengthen our family planning work. This learning is expected to influence TNC operations beyond Africa. 
The Family Planning Advisor will provide leadership and technical support as a subject matter expert for TNC conservation initiatives in Africa. This is a 2-year fixed-term appointment with the option of extensions if funding allows. The position will be based at the TNC office in Arusha, Tanzania where the administration of one of our family planning projects is also located.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.
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02-Communications Specialist Jobs

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
Endangered Ecosystems - Northern Tanzania (EENT) is a Cooperative Agreement (AID-621-A-15-00004) funded by USAID/Tanzania. The project focuses on protecting rangeland habitat for people and wildlife in northern Tanzania. EENT is entering a new phase in July 2018, with a focus on (1) joint visioning, exchange of lessons, and planning of multiple organizations, communities, and institutions through a stakeholders’ forum on healthy, connected rangelands, (2) harmonizing land use planning across village boundaries for rangelands connectivity in key wildlife corridors, (3) piloting systems for community-based, holistic rangeland management, restoration, and monitoring, and (4) improved collaboration and communications of multiple organizations through a partnership called the Northern Tanzania Rangelands Initiative (www.ntri.co.tz).

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

As Communications Specialist, you will lead communications and outreach for a dynamic project and partnership of organizations that are working together to promote the health of northern Tanzania’s rangelands and human communities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Communications Specialist manages and expands communications platforms of the Northern Tanzania Rangelands Initiative (NTRI) and leads communications initiatives for activities supported through the EENT project. He/she prepares written and visual communication materials, provides editorial reviews of technical and performance reports, and leads updates to the website and social media. This is a term-limited position for the remaining duration of the 5-year USAID funding window (ending September 2020), and will report to the EENT COP. The position is based at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) office in Arusha, Tanzania.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  •  Update and oversee implementation of the NTRI communications strategy in consultation with the NTRI Coordinator and partner organizations.
  •  Lead communications initiatives that directly contribute to the objectives and work plans of NTRI and the EENT project, including communications associated with a Northern Tanzania Stakeholder Forum on Healthy, Connected Rangelands for People and Wildlife
  •  Manage updates to the NTRI website and resource hub 
  •  Write press releases, project summaries, fact sheets, social media posts, and other communications materials 
  •  Edit and format technical reports, progress reports, and other written deliverables, ensuring clear and concise English language usage and professional presentation 
  •  Supervise external consultants as necessary to successfully implement the NTRI communications strategy and communications aspects of the EENT project
  •  Support the preparation of learning materials that directly link to NTRI activities and highlight the collective impact of multiple partners
  •  Continue to develop and manage the NTRI brand in line with its partner organizations.
  •  Support NTRI internal communications to promote increased coordination and collaboration across the NTRI partners.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  •  BS degree in Communication, Marketing, Business or related field and 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Demonstrated track record of writing and editing professional reports and communications materials in English
  •  Experience developing and managing the implementation of communications campaigns and/or strategies
  •  Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and web browsers.
  •  Experience working on the development and/or environmental projects.
  •  Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Written and verbal proficiency in English and Kiswahili
  •  Experience with web-based content management systems 
  •  Experience developing communications materials for USAID-funded programs
  •  Managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple source 
  •  Strong organizational skills and ability to work cooperatively 
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
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