Project Officer - Land use Planning Expert

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum
3 August 2018

Expected Start Date: Immediately

Duty Station: Arusha

Reporting To: Executive Director


To coordinate and provide technical oversight in piloting implementation of the wildlife corridors, dispersal areas, buffer zones, and migratory routes regulations to ensure that the piloting of the corridor regulations is in compliance with the Land Use Planning Act of 2007, Village Land Act Number 5/1999, Wildlife Act of 2009 and Wildlife Corridors regulation of 2018.


TNRF is implementing the project name Engaging Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the private sector in developing advocacy agendas” to build on the successes of the first phase to influence improved wildlife conservation and tourism sector. Through this project, TNRF will strengthen advocacy approaches and supporting the piloting of the implementation of the new wildlife policies and regulations by engaging CSOs, local community institutions, private sector and the government.

In view of this, TNRF seeks to recruit a Project Officer -Land use Planning to provide technical oversight and coordinate piloting of wildlife Corridors regulation in one cluster in Northern Tanzania. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and provide technical oversight on the day to day activities of piloting wildlife corridors regulations in one of Wildlife Corridors in Northern.


  • To coordinate implementation of project activities of piloting according to agreed work plan and budget
  • To ensure that financial resources are used in accordance with approved annual plan and budget
  • To support MNRT on awareness creation on the intention to designate wildlife corridor.
  • To support the Director General of TANAPA to solicit and analyse comments from various stakeholders through public consultation, village assembly meetings and development and review of Village land use plans in 4 villages
  • To support the development of joint land use plans with joint land use agreement
  • To develop Resources Zone Management Plan
  • To support village councils from 4 Villages and WMA to form joint management committee for wildlife corridor
  • To support District council to develop model by-laws for management of wildlife corridor
  • To support operationalization of Wildlife Corridor Joint Management Committee
  • To work with Project Coordinator, Advocacy and Communication Coordinator, and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer on Advocacy initiatives for improved wildlife conservation and tourism sector
  • To contribute to TNRF strategic planning and development
How to Apply: 

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to

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