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 PROGRAMME SUPPORT OFFICER 

 Contract: Fixed Term (8 months) 

 Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Under the supervision of TRAFFIC’s Head of Office – East Africa, the Programme Support Officer will assist in the implementation of wildlife and timber research and outreach activities in Tanzania, and possibly, Kenya and Uganda.

 

 Duties include:

  •  Coordinate a pilot study with government partners involving the collection of timber trade data using mobile devices along a select number of Tanzania Forest Services check points;
  • Coordinate the technical reviews of TRAFFIC’s reports and other materials for publication;
  • Support the logistical coordination of the 5th East Africa Timber Trade Stakeholders’ Forum;
  • Undertake desk and field-based research pertaining to the trade in wild animals and plants;
  • Contribute to the development of project proposals and input into TRAFFIC’s East Africa work programme;
  • Represent TRAFFIC at relevant meetings, especially pertaining to timber, as requested by the Head of Office; and,

 Minimum Work Requirement: 

  • Bachelors of Science from a recognized university, specializing in wildlife management, zoology, forest sciences, or ecology;
  • Extremely well-organized, adhere to deadlines, and detail-oriented;   
  • Excellent data base management skills;
  • At least 3 years of experience working with an international non-governmental organization on wildlife conservation;
  • Excellent written and oral English and Kiswahili;
  • Excellent working knowledge of timber trade dynamics in Tanzania, and East Africa;
  • Willingness to work in the field and travel to remote areas within East Africa; and, 
  • Eligible to live and work in Tanzania

Applications must include a cover letter, along with a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, via email to:hresources@wwftz.org by midnight Tanzania time, Tuesday, 11st April 2017. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  The interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam.

Deadline for applications: 11th April 2017 

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 LEGAL DATA OFFICER

 

Contract: Fixed Term (12 months) 

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Under the Supervision of the TRAFFIC’s Head of Office - East Africa, The Legal Data Officer will be responsible to monitor wildlife crime hearings at Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court, Dar es Salaam, input information on these cases, and wildlife crime, including seizures and prosecutions, into TRAFFIC’s database, and provide information on environmental laws and regulations, especially as pertains to the Wildlife Conservation Act.

 Duties include: 

  • Attend and report on the legal proceedings and outcomes of wildlife crime cases at Kisitu Resident Magistrates Court in Dar es Salaam;  In collaboration with partners, and with TRAFFIC’s Research and Analysis Programme Officer, undertake training on i2 data management, and develop tools for wildlife crime court case monitoring;
  • Be responsible for accurately inputting detailed information on wildlife crime, especially seizures and prosecutions, into TRAFFIC’s information system;
  • Attend and provide logistical and technical assistance to judicial trainings on wildlife crime;
  • Undertake research and provide timely advice on wildlife laws and regulations;
  • Compile reports, briefing papers and other communication pertaining to wildlife law and crime;

  Minimum Work Requirement:  

  •  A Bachelors of Laws from a recognized university;
  •  Minimum of 3 years working experience, preferably in the field of law; 
  •  Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail;
  •  Experience of data entry an advantage;
  •  Professional attitude and excellent team approach;
  •  Excellent knowledge and use of English and Swahili language; and,
  •  Eligible to live and work in Tanzania

Applications must include a cover letter, along with a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, via email to:hresources@wwftz.org by midnight Tanzania time, Tuesday, 11st April 2017. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  The interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam.

Deadline for applications: 11th April 2017 

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Consultancy Opportunities

   

We sometimes have consultancy work for one of our regional offices. Please see any current available work below.

 

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