Community Conservation Lead – Eastern Kafue Nature Alliance at The Nature Conservancy


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  • Company: The Nature Conservancy
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Zambia
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Agricultural Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Community Conservation Lead – Eastern Kafue Nature Alliance shall be primarily responsible for the implementation and coordination of the project’s activities related to community-based natural resource management and governance. The position will be based in TNC’s Mumbwa Office and will report to the Chief of Party, with additional technical oversight and guidance provided by the TNC Zambia Community Conservation Manager. This is a 5-year term limited position, dependent on the duration of funding from USAID, and extension of tenure will be subject to performance and availability of funds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Community Conservation Lead – Eastern Kafue Nature Alliance will provide expert technical support to the project’s primary target beneficiaries, being the local communities that depend on the landscape for their livelihoods and survival, and to the public and private collaborating partners and private market actors with which the project will engage. The Community Conservation Lead works as a part of the project implementation team and as part of the broader TNC Zambia’s conservation team, ensuring close communication, collaboration and learning with peers across project and teams. Specifically, they will provide hands-on strategic guidance and technical oversight for community conservation capacity building and practices for natural resource and land use governance, management, planning and sustainable utilization activities. These activities will involve strong liaison and collaboration with local community institutions such as the Community Resource Boards and Community Forest Management Groups, local natural resource Government agencies (Wildlife, Forest and Fisheries), private market actors and other NGOs in the landscape.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree in natural resource management, forestry or agroforestry or similar relevant field
  • 5 years’ practical experience in community-based natural resource management
  • Experience in conservation or natural resource management donor-funded project implementation
  • Experience in partnership development and management with government partners, non-profit organizations, private sector and/or community groups
  • Knowledge of community-based resource governance models and institutions
  • Experience in negotiating and conflict management
  • Proven communication skills in written, spoken and graphical means in English
  • Competence in computer skills (e.g., Excel, Word)

For full Job profile and how to apply please visit www.careers.nature.org and search for Job Id 50660

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Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 2nd  December , 2021.
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