Job at WWF , Management Assistant March 2022

Job at WWF , Management Assistant March 2022

Job at WWF , Management Assistant March 2022

Management Assistant

WWF is seeking to hire a Management Assistant to the SOKNOT Landscape Leader to be based in Arusha, Tanzania

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the SOKNOT Coordinator with the coordination of all project activities, working with WWF, partner and government staff of different sectors (e.g. wildlife, forests, water, agriculture, livestock, lands) and a number of external experts and partners Support WWF field staff in project implementation and thematic activities such as human-wildlife- conflict (HWC) mitigation, participatory land use planning, sustainable rangeland management, eco- friendly business development, community-based natural resource management, wildlife and habitat conservation including river basins, agriculture and livestock and according to already established implementation protocols and strategies.

Assist the SOKNOT Coordinator with the consolidation of working relationships with important stakeholders such as community leaders and community-based organizations, women group representatives, local user groups, Government authorities, research institutions and other projects in the region.

Support the management of day-to-day operations, which include effective administration and tracking of project finances, procurement of goods and services accruing to donor regulations and WWF’s internal policies, project monitoring and evaluation, timely reporting to WWF and donors and the effective coordination and cooperation between project partners and more importantly strengthening the landscape M&E.

In collaboration with Partnership and Fundraising Manager, assist with the development and review

of concept notes, project proposals, work-, budget- and monitoring plans according to WWF and donor standards.

Report regularly and flag important issues for follow-up by the SOKNOT Landscape Coordinator.

In collaboration with the TOO and KCO ESSF Advisors, assist technical staff with the implementation of WWF’s Environmental and Social Safeguard Framework including free, prior and informed consent of target groups, the implementation and monitoring of safeguards according to WWF’s ESSF Framework, the mitigation of identified risks and the establishment of a grievance mechanisms in close cooperation with the respective WWF focal persons.

Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect and Collaboration.

Required Qualifications and skills

A postgraduate qualification (MSc), knowledge and experience in a relevant discipline (e.g. natural sciences, social sciences, conservation biology, landscape ecology, agroecology, green economy, conservation planning, agriculture and livestock or related field), a PhD qualification would be an advantage, At least 5 years of professional experience in relevant sectors, At least 2 years of experience of working in complex programs with multiple and diverse implementation partners and stakeholders with cross-cutting themes and multiple objectives. At least 2 years of experience in program development and management, including preparing and managing sizable and complex budgets, technical and financial reporting, matrix working, program monitoring and evaluation, and ensuring compliance with donor requirements for implementation. Professional experience in the Kenya/Tanzania border area would be of advantage


Additional information, including Terms of Reference, can be obtained through web address: Applications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: [email protected] by Tuesday 05th April 2022 at 4:30 pm. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam or via zoom video conferencing.

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce

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