Ruvuma Transboundary Landscape
WWF Tanzania seeks to hire a competent and highly motivated “Programme Coordinator, Ruvuma Transboundary Landscape” to be based in Masasi.
The Coordinator will provide leadership, strategic direction, and effective coordination and management of the development and implementation of a Ruvuma Transboundary Landscape Programme, building on a (draft) Programme Concept and relevant National and Regional Strategic Plans. The broad vision for this programme is that: “Sweeping through southern Tanzania into northern Mozambique, the flourishing forests, grasslands and rivers of the Ruvuma landscape are havens for thriving wildlife and enable people to prosper in harmony with nature..”
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for coordinating the overall final design and development of a Ruvuma Transboundary Landscape programme strategy, working with WWF colleagues, external experts and partners including governments in Tanzania and Mozambique, which will include prioritization of work packages within the landscape, a multi-stakeholder engagement process, the review and collection of essential baseline data, and the co-creation of appropriate strategies.
- Coordinate and facilitate as Secretary an internal WWF Ruvuma landscape steering group, co-chaired by the WWF Tanzania and Mozambique Country Directors or someone else agreed by both, composed of key representatives from WWF Tanzania, WWF Mozambique and supporting WWF National Offices and WWF Practices.
- Chair an internal WWF Ruvuma Transboundary Landscape technical group composed of WWF TCO and MOZ programme managers and coordinators.
- Represent WWF within a steerina aroup composed of kev external, coalition partners (e.q., WCS and FFI)
- Ensure effective coordination of the work being delivered across Ruvuma through a wide variety of partners, and which includes landscape level activities, to deliver the programme’s objectives with support from relevant staff at WWFTanzania and WWF Mozambique, the wider WWF Network and external expertise;
Required Qualifications and skills:
At least 10 years working experience in natural resources conservation (like wildlife, forests, energy, climate change or freshwater) and socio-economic issues in Africa, with a proven track record in the design and implementation of large-scale programmes, preferably transboundary and within the wider East Africa Region. At least 5 years’ experience of working on complex programmes with multiple and diverse implementation partners and stakeholders – including high level political engagement, community livelihood initiatives – with cross-cutting themes and multiple objectives;
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: firstname.lastname@example.org by 08th January 2021 at 4:30 pm. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam.
WWF is an equal opportunity organization.