Saturday, February 24, 2018

Employment Posts at The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Tanzania), February 2018

Employment Posts at The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Tanzania), February 2018
NAFASI ZA KAZI/AJIRA WWF TANZANIA

JOB VACANCY 
Communication Officer 
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 "Communication Officer" to be based at WWF Tunduru Office. 

Main Task 
Under the technical guidance of Communications Manager and support from programme coordinators The Communications Officer will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of outputs under the SIDA CSO Programme that are related to awareness-raising, communications and capacity strengthening in general; facilitating sharing knowledge, raising awareness and increase the programme visibility in the Ruvuma Landscape, partner institutions and other relevant stakeholders on issues relating to conservation of natural resources. 

Specific Tasks 
The Incumbent will work closely with the Communications manager to execute the following tasks: Ensure that relevant program materials such as Human Interest Stories, donor reports, proposals, factsheets, infographs etc. are developed and disseminated to donors and target groups through relevant media and network channels. The Communications Officer will assist WWF program officers in the proposal development stage to identify appropriate communication activities for the projects. 

Develop and maintain contact information, materials and relationships with journalists and media outlets (print, TV, radio, web etc.) within and outside Tanzania to increase coverage of conservation issues in the media (print, broadcast and digital). Specific activities may include: • Draft and edit articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials. • Collaborate with the media by organizing project site visits; facilitate photo coverage and TV footage and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate. Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials. Maintain a library of media coverage, clippings etc. 

Manage the Selous-Niassa Wildlife Corridor web site to ensure it has updated contents of appropriate and very high quality materials that convey the essence and significance of the corridor in ensuring connectivity of the two protected areas in Tanzania and Mozambique. 

Required Qualifications: 
Relevant University, level qualification in the field of Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, International Relations and Development is required. Natural resources conservation knowledge will be an added advantage. At least five years of similar work experience is required. 

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 hresources@wwftz.org by Thursday, 08th March 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 February 22, 2018
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JOB VACANCY 
Ruvuma Landscape Coordinator 
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 "Ruvuma Landscape Coordinator" to be based at WWF Tunduru office. 

I. MAIN PURPOSE 
The purpose of this job is to enhance coordination of diverse WWF Tanzania programme activities in the Ruvuma Landscape in order to ensure WWF Tanzania goal is achieved. 

II. TASKS 
Country Conservation Strategy 
• Coordinate and provide leadership as a focal point for WWF Tanzania activities in the Ruvuma Landscape as they are defined in the CSP 2015-2020 strategy and any other initiative emanating from the Country Office. 
• Supervises the implementation of all initiatives/projects within the Ruvuma Landscape Programme Management 
• Management of Ruvuma Landscape Programme Conservation activities in consultation with Conservation Manager or designate. 
• Ensure that the programme is conducting comprehensive project monitoring and evaluation component in all activities. 

Civil Society Organisations and Partner Engagement 
• Facilitate assessment of the organisational capacities of partner organisations and to plan for appropriate means to ensure a continuous strengthening of organizational capacities for delivery of the conservation programme. This includes providing relevant training such as planning & budgeting, project management & development, leadership, lobby and advocacy, monitoring and evaluation
• Promote Learning among CSO and partners in the trans-boundary eco system 

III. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS 
• 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 
• Excellent management and co-ordination skills, with experience of technical programme implementation and reporting and adaptive programme management through management orientated monitoring systems. 

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 hresources@wwftz.org by Thursday, 08th March 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 February 22, 2018