Istituto Oikos Jobs in Tanzania

Istituto Oikos Project Manager Jobs in Tanzania

General duties: The Project Manager will be in charge of the planning, implementation, monitoring and supervision of all project activities in conformity with the project document and the donor’s procedures. The PM will work under the supervision of the Project Coordinator (main applicant) and in coordination with the Project Manager of the activities carried out in Kenya, contracted by the African Conservation Center (project co-applicant).

Key responsibilities

  • Management and coordination of the project’s staff allocated to the project’s implementation.
  • Prepare the needed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Oikos, the local authorities and key stakeholders for the implementation of the Action in Tanzania and ensure that all the relevant MoUs are in place in the Kenyan section.
  • Coordinate project activities with the co-applicant, relevant actors (local authorities at Regional, District, Wards and village level) and significant project stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support for project activities
  • Support the design of the Monitoring & Evaluation Plan according to the Logical Framework of the Project; in particular, identify project indicators to monitor the impact of project activities and results and organize the baseline data collection.
  • Prepare a visibility and communication
    plan, following the donor’s procedures and under the supervision of Istituto Oikos’ visibility & communication team.
  • Organize and coordinate the missions of international experts, local consultants and EU officers.
  • Manage, in collaboration with the Country Administrator, the project financial resources in compliance with Oikos’ internal procedures and donor’s


  • Master’s Degree in Science (Wildlife Biology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Agronomy, Forestry or related)
  • At least 6 years of experience in the field of rural development and international cooperation projects. Strong experience in African context with EU funded projects will be considered an added value.
  • Capacity to plan, implement and monitor field activities.
  • Strong experience in working in consortia of partners and committed to teamwork.
  • Effective communication, motivating leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Very good reporting writing skills and computer literacy.
  • Sound knowledge of EU procedures (management of the financial resources, monitoring & evaluation, visibility activities, reporting).
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English language.
  • The knowledge of Ki-Swahili will be considered an added value.

    How to apply
    Interested candidates should send their CV, a letter of motivation and the details of 3 people for professional references to, indicating Vacancy Notice PM/TZ/2018 in the subject line.

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