Tuesday, February 10, 2015

WWF,Country Director Jobs in Tanzania

We are looking for a Country Director who will ensure a high performing WWF Tanzania Country Office so that it is highly influential; is able to shape the sustainability agenda of Tanzania domestically and globally to deliver on WWF's global priorities; and plays a leadership role within the WWF Network.
The Country Director will also ensure the development of a high performing WWF Tanzania Country Office with efficient operating systems, professional and skilled staff, and strong financial resources,
delivering conservation impact on issues and in places that are key for WWF's Network Initiatives and other global conservation priorities
Location: WWF office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Main responsibilities:
  • Leads the vision, strategic planning and future institutional development of WWF Tanzania Country Office;
  • Provides effective leadership and line management in all key areas - Conservation, Finance and Administration, People & Organizational Development, Partnership Development, Fundraising, Advocacy, and Communications – fulfilling WWF Africa Office's vision
  • Establishes and implements effective internal organizational / management structures, policies, and processes; and
  • Ensures that WWF Tanzania's legal and reporting requirements are met, and adhere to WWF policies, procedures, and standards.
Ensure that the office has in place a relevant and approved strategic plan (conservation and operational), developed through broad stakeholder consultations and that this is aligned with the African Conservation Framework Strategy and global impact goals
What you need:
Required Qualifications
  • At least 10 years professional experience in a leadership role, 3-5 years of which should be in the Southern Africa region, with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Advanced university degree in Environmental / Conservation fields, and/or Business Management, International Relations / Development, or other related fields.
  • Proven track record in successfully developing, leading, and managing large-scale programmes and/or institutions in the field of conservation, natural resource management, international development, and/or other related fields;
Required Skills and Competencies
  • A proven leader with the capability of growing an organization's impact and building future leadership and talent in the organization;
  • High level negotiation, collaborating and influencing skills and the capacity to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels in the business, not-for-profit, scientific and political communities;
  • Have networks at the highest levels of Government and Business and civil society;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to represent an organization at a range of local and international fora, in the media and with the general public;
  • Very strategic and demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating strategic plans;
  • Track record of building organizational talent by nurturing performance culture and encouraging empowerment and delegation;
Please consult the attached job description for more information on the position.
How to apply?
Email a cover letter and CV to Manager, People & Organisation Development
Email: careers@wwfafrica.org
The subject should read Country Director - Tanzania Deadline for applications: 15th February 2015
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity Employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce

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