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Change Manager at The World Wide Fund for Nature-WWF, January 2018

Change Manager at The World Wide Fund for Nature-WWF, January 2018

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 is in the process of establishing itself as a strong and influential Country Office as part of the WWF Organization Development process to become a more powerful Global Conservation Organization. The desired outcome of this process of strengthening and empowerment is that WWF Tanzania will have a bigger impact in solving major environmental challenges faced by the country during a time of anticipated economic growth fueled largely by extractive industries (oil, gas and minerals) and agricultural development, and characterized by unsustainable levels of poaching of high value wildlife species in places of high biological diversity. 

As part of the WWF Tanzania change process, we have completed a review of our conservation focus and strategy, the Change Manager will have to develop the Organization Change Objectives and reviewed the Operations with the goal of increasing efficiency and effectiveness, embrace culture change, business practices and way of working to improve the delivery of impact-driven conservation results. The Strategic Plan 2016-2020 has been approved as part of this change process and its successful implementation will be critical in delivering the desired transformative Conservation Change. 

Key Roles: To design and facilitating the TCO change process; S/he shall support the Senior Management Team (SMT) and the internal Change Team (CT) to facilitate the development and implementation of a change process with clearly articulated milestones, timelines, and accountabilities - which will enable WWF Tanzania achieve its strategic goals. The Change Manager will take the lead in incorporating the above elements into the WWF Tanzania Change implementation plan. S/he will be guided by the SMT and CT, with the Country Director as the Sponsor for this work. A critical role of the Change Manager will be to use a range of tools and techniques to foster positive staff engagement and collective visioning throughout the process. 

Major Function, Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Reassess, actualize, and improve the existing Change Plan to ensure meaningful outputs and outcomes, clear indicators on how change will be measured, and develop a structured approach for implementation. The Change Plan will require a phased implementation over two years and will include transitioning processes, changes to organizational governance, staff competencies nd job descriptions, and requisite organizational capacity to deliver on this change. 
• Design and initiate . structured process for WWF Tanzania leadership to manage the organizational changes being envisioned. 
• In collaboration with the People and Organizational Development Manager, conduct job evaluation, skills assessment, competency modelling, review of current job descriptions, job grading and remuneration to match the requirements of the Country Strategic Plan. 
• Develop Country Workforce Planning and transition recommendations that may include improving existing skills, updating performance standards and processes, succession planning, recruitment, or restructuring. 
• Evaluate status and conduct readiness assessments for improving operational efficiencies (including changes to processes, systems & technology) and work with departmental leads (including Country Director, COO, Human Resources, Operations, Finance, and Conservation Program) to develop SMART objectives and plans to implement recommended changes. 
• Develop a monitoring and evaluation process for the transition plan based on the identification of key performance measures (i.e., what will change and by when) to ensure learning at the strategic and operational levels and appropriate adaptive management. 
• Monitor and measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) affected by change, identifying change impact and what it will mean for the organization. 
• Develop and implement an organizational culture change plan that will ensure key organizational changes are embedded in the new culture for sustainability. 

Required Qualifications and skills: Master's Degree in Business Administration from relevant field with a post graduate certificate in Organizational Change & Development management or similar certification; A proven organizational change specialist with 10 years of experience of which S should be in organizational change management; who can demonstrate ability to lead and provide advice and guidance on managing and delivering change; Must have proven project management skills able to design, implement, monitor, review and deduce lessons especially in relation to organization development; Must possess proven influencing skills and ability to constructively challenge ideas, navigate complex issues with excellent communication, written, presentation and facilitation skill 

Additional information, including Terms of Reference, can be obtained via http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/jobs_wwf/. Applications must include a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Organization Development Manager through hresources@wwftz.org by Monday, 05th February 2018 at 4:30 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam. 

Source: Daily News January 18, 2018

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