Overview

Project Officer – CBNRM

The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), an international conservation organization, is seeking for acompetent and highly motivated Project Officer -CBNRM to be based in Masasi.

Major Task:

Under the supervision of the Ruvuma Landscape Coordinator, The Project Officer will perform other activities under the general concept of CBNRM (Community Based Natural Resources Management) in the Ruvuma Landscape. The job holder will work to-advise, implement, promote and supervise all activities related to Wildlife Management (including supporting the Wildlife Management Areas in the landscape) to implement various activities such as awareness raising among communities on natural resource conservation, capacity development, Monitoring and Evaluation,

Major duties and responsibilities:

Interact and work with Local Government, local partners, WMAs’ authorities and the, general communities in the Implementation of the various activities according to the approved work plan and budget;
Oversee administration of funds, equipment and overall supervision of day to day activities in the Ruvuma Landscape on the Wildlife Management Areas components in general
Prepare work plans and budgets for the WWF component in collaboration with Ruvuma Landscape Coordinator, Community Based Wildlife Management Lead (CBWML), Wildlife Species Expert and other program coordinators (Energy, Fresh water and Forest) and TCO based staff.
Timely prepare Field, quarterly and semi-annual technical reports and submit the same to the WWF-Ruvuma Landscape Coordinator and CBWML;
Promote meaningful participation of community stakeholder in all stages of planning and implementation of the Ruvuma Landscape wildlife programs, in collaboration with local leaders, Government Officials and the private sector to ensure long-term sustainability and success of the project;

Required Qualifications and skills:

A BSc degree in Natural Resources Management, Wildlife or Rural Development from recognized University. An MSc would be an advantage. Proven experience in dealing with projects/programmes on natural resources management, land use planning, use mobile applications in data collection, good understanding of policy and legislations, etc. Knowledge in project management with not less than 3 years of practical experience. Proven competence in report writing skills and community mobilization skills as well as proposal development for fundraising

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