Nature Conservancy Natural Climate Solutions Director- Africa Region Jobs in Tanzania

Nature Conservancy Natural Climate Solutions Director- Africa Region Jobs in Tanzania

Responsibilities and Scope

• Support the Lake Tanganyika Program Director in the design of the TNC Lake Tanganyika Program strategic plan, and annual action plan.
• Provides technical leadership and management of a complex freshwater program.
• Supervises the monitoring of key deliverables, outputs, and outcomes as per work plans.
• Ensures coordination among numerous stakeholders, partners, and participants for the project.
• Coordinate budget management and tracking of Program progress with assistance from the TNC Operations team
• Oversee project management for the program, using TNC’s Highly Effective Teams and any other approaches to effectively manage key projects and support the work of cross-functional, cross-geographic teams towards the desired outcome.
• Coordinate work plans, manage consultants, and negotiate contracts with vendors.
• Oversees preparation and implementation of grants and contracts.
• Mentor and manage professional staff, with responsibility for performance management, training, and career development.
• Establish and maintain optimal standards of performance for the department or program while controlling costs and administering budgets.
• Supports the Lake Tanganyika Program Director to ensure that public and private funds are raised to meet program needs, in support of the TNC Africa philanthropy team.
• Builds cooperation from outside parties to accomplish program goals, particularly with the Lake Tanganyika Authority and riparian
governments as well as other partners.
• May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.
• Frequently makes independent decisions based on analysis, experience, and context.

Minimum Qualifications

• BA/BS degree and 5 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including staffing, workloads and finances under deadlines.
• Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance.
• Experience in partnership development with non-profit partners, community groups and/or government agencies
• Experience negotiating complex agreements.
• English and French language fluency
• Experience in building and managing consortia of partners across institutions (e.g., communities, NGOs, private and government) and varying sectors.
• Organizational and communication skills.

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