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Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania

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  1. kilimasera

    kilimasera JF-Expert Member

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    Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania (WCST)

    Date Listed: 02/02/2011
    Email Address: Click to Email
    Phone: N/A
    Area: Dar Es Salaam
    Application Deadline: 18/02/2011

    Position Description:

    WCST, founded in 1988 and registered under the Societies Ordinance operates today as one of the largest, membership-based, nonprofit and nongovernmental organization (NGO) that engages in the conservation of natural resources (flora &fauna) and general environment in Tanzania. WCST is one of the most widely recognized national conservation NGO within Tanzania, that engages in broad conservation issues.

    WCST is the Birdlife International Partner in Tanzania hence it is a strong advocate of birds. The Society is in urgent need to fill positions in its Secretariat and therefore desires to recruit suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Programme Officer for Wildlife Management Areas in its projects:

    Overall Responsibilities:

    The overall objective for the position is to promote and increase local communities' awareness, knowledge and active participation in the establishment and management of WMAs through effective and appropriate planning, implementation and tracking on wise use of natural resources at local level.

    Engaging communities in undertaking wildlife management business as part of their land use economic activities and thus to demand and utilize sustainable off-take quotas and other environmental services in their own land areas as per Wildlife Division allocations.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Effectively manage, implement and monitor component work plans and budgets, and other activities related to the promotion of a WMA Consortium in Tanzania as may be determined in conjunction with the Director of Wildlife.

    • Develop and translate into Kiswahili and popularize key identified WMAs tool boxes and other wildlife management policy and legal documents with the aim of improving citizen participation and accountability of WMAs services

    • Communicate and disseminate information generated by Authorized Associations (AAs) arid other stakeholders regarding social and economic benefits accruing from proper management of WMAs for sustainability and profitability.

    • Improve the existing communication materials and prepare training packages for the business ventures undertaken by WMAs for improved management systems to increase the participation of local communities in the planning and monitoring of their WMAs

    • Implement a strong and interactive media communication for the WMAs Consortium regarding issues of good governance, resource inventories and setting of utilization quotas and social accountability. Prepare TV Programmes and monitor daily newspapers on information regarding quality of activities/programmes and services undertaken by AAs to inform the communities in Tanzania

    • Produce quarterly newsletter for WMAs Consortium and its stakeholders

    • Promote mechanisms for effective and timely undertaking of law enforcement activities in the various WMAs districts

    • Write activity reports, quarterly reports, mid-year and annual reports

    • Managing the network outputs

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Minimum qualification of a BSc degree in Wildlife Management or related field with a minimum of 3 years experience of active engagement in WMAs activities

    • Strong computer skills and experience in team work

    • Solid skills in writing and speaking both English and Kiswahili.

    • Training and Facilitation skills Ability to work under tight deadlines and long hours as needed

    Application Instructions:

    Interested and qualified candidates only should send a cover letter, CV and copies of certificates to the Email Link above, or by post to:

    Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania
    Garden Avenue
    P.O. Box 70919
    Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
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    Gad ONEYA JF-Expert Member

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    Thanks for the info!
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    bakarikazinja Senior Member

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    Haa wadau changamkieni kazi hizo nje nje kikubwa vigezo vyako tu
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    Tasia I JF-Expert Member

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    asante mkuu. ila bwana kazi ya post 1 nayo inakatisha had tamaa. ngoja tujarib mkuu.