Friday, December 20, 2019

Job Opportunities Dar es salaam or Arusha at World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)

  e-SBO       Friday, December 20, 2019
 
Job Title: Project Manager – Research and Behavioural Change
Unit:  WWF Tanzania Country Office/TRAFFIC East Africa
Location:  Dar es Salaam or Arusha, Tanzania
Reporting to:  TRAFFIC EA Director
Expected start date:  Mid to late February 2020
Type of contract:  Fixed-term (12 months) – with potential for extension
Closing date:  12 January 2020
OVERVIEW
WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Tanzania – an international conservation organization in alliance with TRAFFIC  the international wildlife trade monitoring network – is seeking a Project Manager to implement a behavioural change project.

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BACKGROUND: TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conservation of nature. One of TRAFFIC’S remits under the recently awarded USAID CONNECT project is a demand reduction programme targeting consumers of illegal wildlife products in East Africa, specifically Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Core to the development of the demand reduction programme is also the design and implementation of research, which will inform both the overall strategy but also key messaging to the priority target audiences.
OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Project Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Recruit and oversee a Research Consultant, who will be tasked with the design and implementation of the phase 2 research project based on the recommendations stemming from the phase 1 research results;
  • In consultation with TRAFFIC’S Behavioural Change Coordinator, the Research Consultant, and the Director of East Africa, confirm the identify priorities for phase 2 research studies;
  • Disseminate the findings and recommendations of the phase 2 research to project partners and stakeholder groups, including law enforcement agencies and business interests;
  • Using the combined findings of the research studies (phase 1 & 2), and in collaboration with the BC Coordinator, and CONNECT partners, develop behaviour change strategies and appropriate and effective messaging, targeting priority audiences and priority wildlife products
  • Working with third party creative/media agencies and TRAFFIC’S communications team, manage the creative and media planning, production and placement processes;
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation activities to assess the impact of the communications campaigns;
  • Prepare quarterly progress reports (narrative) and work with TRAFFIC East Africa’s finance staff to ensure the timely preparation of financial information/spends for quarterly and end of project donor reporting;
  • The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that project work is integrated into TRAFFIC’S wider portfolio of work on behavioural change and shared with the broader Social and Behaviour Change Community of Practice members.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive electronic filing system and data base for the behaviour change project;
  • Respond to donor requests for ad-hoc information and attend meetings as required to support the project with partners, Government agencies or to attend regional workshops; and,
  • Prepare contracts with third party suppliers and arrange for timely payment of supplier invoices.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be eligible to live and work in Tanzania, and to travel within the region (eg., Uganda, Kenya)
  • Educated to a Masters degree level in the behavioural sciences, communications, social science or other relevant fields
  • Must be completely fluent in written and oral English
  • At least five years of experience in developing and implementing research led communications and behaviour change strategies, across a variety of audiences and media/vehicles and in a cross-cultural context.
  • A minimum of five years relevant experience of working in a project management capacity, covering administration, budgeting, financial reporting and contracting
  • Demonstrated experience of preparing donor/project reports
  • Experience of working in conservation or international development, and working with bilateral agencies (USAID, DFID) an advantage
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office) with strong spread sheet skills; Microsoft Project or Adobe InDesign an advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong organisational ability
  • A good team player, used to meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure; and also willing to work on own initiative
  • Must be able to travel throughout the region which may require frequent periods of up to one week away from home
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Job Title:  Project Manager – Prosecutors’ Forum On Wildlife and Related Crimes
Unit:  WWF Tanzania Country Office/TRAFFIC East Africa
Location:  Dar es Salaam or Arusha, Tanzania
Reporting to:  TRAFFIC EA Director
Expected start date:  mid to late February 2020
Type of contract:  Fixed-term (12 months) – with potential for extension
Closing date:  12 January 2020
OVERVIEW: WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Tanzania – an international conservation organization in alliance with TRAFFIC – the international wildlife trade monitoring network – is seeking a Project Manager to oversee the set-up and running of a regional forum and Secretariat for wildlife prosecutors in East Africa.

BACKGROUND: TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conservation of nature. One of TRAFFIC’S key activities under the recently awarded USAID-funded CONNECT project with IUCN and WWF, is the establishment of a permanent Forum and Secretariat for wildlife crime prosecutors in East Africa. The purpose of this entity will be to strengthen efforts of prosecutors to address wildlife crime and improve regional and international collaboration and information sharing on transnational wildlife crime activities and networks.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with Legal Officer of TRAFFIC East Africa and the Chair of the East Africa Association of Prosecutors, and liaising with the offices of national prosecutions in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, organise and facilitate yearly workshops, targeting members of the prosecution and judiciary services from each country.
  • Collecting and analysing data secured from the Prosecutors’ offices on court decisions related to wildlife crimes across East Africa, and upload to WILDLEX, an IUCN hosted database.
  • Contracting and managing a website designer to create a Wildlife Prosecution Forum webpage (to be located on the EAAP website). Provide content and update on a regular basis.
  • Provide support to the Chair of the EAAP and to TRAFFIC’S East Africa Judicial and Prosecution Programme as required.
  • Preparing contracts with third party suppliers and consultants; supervise their work to ensure deliverables are met according to agreed quality standards and arrange for timely payment of supplier invoices.
  • Managing and accounting for financial expenditures in the implementation of project activities
  • Creating and maintain a comprehensive electronic filing system for the project
  • Preparing quarterly progress project reports (narrative) and work with TRAFFIC East Africa’s finance staff to ensure the timely preparation of financial information/spends for quarterly and end of project donor reporting.
  • Overseeing monitoring and evaluation activities related to the project.
  • Responding to donor requests for ad-hoc information and attend meetings as required to support the project with partners, Government agencies or to attend regional workshops, and;
  • Other relevant support as required by the Director of East Africa office.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be eligible to live and work in Tanzania, and to travel within East Africa region (e.g. Uganda, Kenya);
  • As a minimum, hold a Bachelors Degree in Law and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice;
  • Have a minimum of three years professional experience in legal practise;
  • A minimum of five years relevant experience of working in a project management capacity; covering administration, budgeting, financial reporting and contracting (experience implementing USAID projects a definite advantage);
  • Experience in event management;
  • Must be fluent in written and oral English;
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office) with strong spread sheet skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong organisational ability;
  • A good team player, used to meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure; and also willing to work on own initiative;
  • Have an interest in wildlife conservation; and
  • Be willing to travel in the region which may require occasional periods of up to one week away from home 
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MODE OF APPICATION:
Applications must include a cover letter, along with a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the Human Resources A/Manager, via email to: hresources@wwftz.org by midnight Tanzania time, 12 January 2020. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The interviews will take place over Skype and/or in person in Dar es Salaam or Arusha, Tanzania.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Send your Application to hresources@wwftz.org
The interviews will take place over Skype or in person in Dar es Salaam. 
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