Ruvuma Landscape Transboundary Coordinator

30 April 2014

WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) - the international conservation organization is seeking for a competent and motivated Coordinator for Ruvuma Landscape Transboundary Programme.

Main tasks

The Ruvuma Landscape Transboundary Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating and leading the evolution and further development of the current Ruvuma landscape strategy and programme;
  • Coordinating and overseeing the development and implementation of activities as defined in the Ruvuma Strategy and Programme at trans-boundary and national level;      
  • Developing an effective set of partnerships with relevant stakeholders (at national and regional level) to bring the Ruvuma vision and strategies to fruition;
  • Preparing work plans and budgets for the trans-boundary component of the Ruvuma Landscape Programme in collaboration with the Ruvuma Landscape Steering Group;
  • Leading on the preparation and execution of work plans and budgets for the Tanzania country component of the Ruvuma Landscape Programme in collaboration with TCO Conservation Managers;
  • Overseeing administration of staff, funds, equipment and overall supervision of day-to-day programme activities in the Ruvuma Landscape on the Tanzanian side;      
  • Acting as the Secretariat for the WWF Ruvuma Landscape Steering Group;
  • Acting as the focal point for WWF initiatives at both the national and the trans-boundary scale;
  • Leading the development and implementation of a communications and outreach strategy;
  • and Undertaking any other relevant tasks as assigned by WWF TCO and mutually agreed with WWF-MCO.


The successful candidate should have:

  • a minimum of Master’s degree in relevant Environmental or Social Science studies;
  • Minimum of 10 years field and management working experience in ecosystem management, protected or conservation area management, forest management and other relevant fields in the region;       
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, communication and leadership skills and a team player;
  • Experience in project/programme reporting and management planning;
  • and Excellent knowledge and use of English language and Kiswahili. Proficient in Portuguese language will be an added advantage.

Additional information

Terms of Reference and other details can be obtained at the offices of WWF Tanzania Country Office in Dar es Salaam.

How to Apply: 

Applications must include a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Organization Development Manager through by Wednesday 30th April 2014 at 4:00 pm. Interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.