WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) is an international non-governmental organization that deals with conservation of nature through a number of environmental management programmes. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the Planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which human live in harmony with nature. WWF-Tanzania Country Office (WWF-TCO) is seeking to hire the ‘’Community Based Wildlife Management Lead’’ to be based at WWF Tunduru Office.
The main role of the position is to provide technical support to community based initiatives in wildlife management areas (WMA) approach and also be the focal point for engagement with stakeholders, implementing partners and government agencies in promoting participation of stakeholders in the implementation of WMA monitoring tools such as the Management oriented monitoring system (MOMS) etc.
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Major duties and responsibilities:
In specialized technical areas in CBNRM and general management planning for WMAs identification of needs for short-term technical assistance, to the program team and partners, particularly with regard to participatory natural resources management, land use planning, general management plans and business plans as well the promotion of sustainable, conservation business enterprises as well as support the new species program in planning and implementing the CBNRM approach through the WMA process;
Develop and / or strengthen monitoring plans, systems and processes for systematically collecting, documenting, storing, reviewing and using quantitative and qualitative by disaggregation and analysis of data (by gender, age, poverty, etc.) and identifying opportunities to asses and/or evidence the empowerment of women and girls information for reporting and building the capacity of partners and AAs on WMA Monitoring System;
Oversight of Village Game Scouts (VGS) Training at Likuyu-Sekamaganga and other Community Based Conservation Training Center in Tanzania
Post Graduate University degree in Natural Resources Management and Assessment with relevance to Environment Management, Forestry, Climate Change, Wildlife, Marine or Social Sciences or related area but a masters will be an added advantage; Five (5) 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 and wildlife management and other relevant fields in the region
Additional information, including detailed Terms of Reference, can be obtained via http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/jobs_wwf/ . Applications must include a Cover Letter and complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager through email@example.com by Monday 26th November 2018 at 4:30 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam. WWF is equal opportunity Organization.
Source: The Guardian 22, November 2018 J2