Job Vacancy :Technical Advisor / Business Development Specialist
The “Kilombero and Lower Rufiji Wetlands Ecosystem Management Project (KILORWEMP)” is part of the Cooperation Programme between Belgium and Tanzania. The Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC) executes the project in partnership with the Wildlife Division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism acting as lead implementing agency. The project supports the implementation of the existing policy framework of decentralized natural resources management and wildlife conservation around the key concept of Community Based Natural Resource Management in the three target districts of Kilombero, Ulanga and Rufiji, while at the same time addressing key issues of policy review, monitoring, landscape management and stakeholder coordination.
BTC is seeking the services of a well-qualified individual to act as National Technical Advisor / Business Development Specialist. S/he shall be a senior member of the BTC team deployed to assist the counterpart agencies (Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism and local government authorities) to deliver the project and achieve its goals. The NTA/BDS provides management and technical inputs to project activities at local level, in accordance with the project’s design and workplans, M&E framework and guidance from the Project Implementation Unit. S/he also provides technical support in the domain of business development for community-based natural resource management organizations across the project’s target areas
EXPECTED STARTING DATE: May 2016
EXPECTED DURATION OF CONTRACT: August 2017
DUTY STATION: Ifakara with regular travel to other project sites
GROSS SALARY RANGE: TZS 2,8M to TZS 4,6M DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE and ROLE
Essential qualifications and experience selection criteria include: Tertiary qualification from a recognized University in a relevant domain, namely: natural resource management; agriculture; economics; business development and management; or closely similar; at least three years’ documented experience in a business development role preferably in one of the sectors of direct interest (forestry; wildlife; fisheries); Experience in working in a rural district context; Distinct advantage: experience with private sector; understanding of good governance principles and practices with regard to CBOs and grassroots organizations; familiarity with market oriented development approaches and tools.
Interested candidates should consult following documents:
Job description: KILORWEMP NTA BDS JD 2015 04 06
Self-assessment form: KILORWEMP NTA BDS self-assessment form
Application form: KILORWEMP NTA-BDS application form
Applications with the above attachment should be sent by email to KILORWEMP2013@GMAIL.COM. An automatic reply will acknowledge the applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted personally. Candidates not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered. Certificates are not required at this stage.
DEADLINE: 23 April 2016