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Technical Advisor, Community Development (WWF)

by Montakan Chimmuang last modified Feb 23, 2012 08:58 AM expired
The TA’s main function is to ensure a results-led implementation of development activities with conservation impacts, and to develop capacity by transferring his/her technical knowledge and experience to the national counterpart and other development programme staff. The position is based in Bayanga, Central African Republic (Application Deadline: 28 February 2012).

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support as needed to that position and other development staff.
  • Works with the HCD to plan, manage, monitor and report all aspects of development activities.
  • Oversees implementation and development of various CBNRM initiatives, including a platform
    for consultation and participation of local peoples.
  • Works closely with the TA and PTA to foster the development-conservation link.
  • Advises on development priorities and works with other senior staff to plan and implement activities related to health, education, etc.
  • Promotes capacity building of local communities.

Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in social sciences and/or equivalent experience in working with local communities (especially indigenous groups) concerning community based natural resource management is required.
  • 5 years work experience, preferably in central Africa.
  • Extensive working experience with local communities and participatory approaches.
  • Strong skills in project management (planning, budgets, implementation, monitoring and evaluation).
  • Excellent organisational skills; strong communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in French and English.

Application Procedure

To view the full terms of reference and conditions for this position, visit http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/jobs/?203535/Technical-Advisor-Community-Development

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