Sea Sense is hiring a Programme Manager!

Do you have the qualifications, skills and expertise to work for a dynamic organization leading grass-roots marine resource conservation and management efforts in Tanzania? Are you interested in a holistic approach to sustainable marine resource use that recognizes the linkages between people and their environment? Do you have experience in coordinating and managing organizational activities from grass-roots to government level?

Sea Sense is a non-governmental organisation (NGO), established in 2001, focusing on the conservation and management of marine biodiversity in Tanzania in close collaboration with coastal communities, government authorities and the private sector.

We are looking for a committed professional with a sound understanding of natural resource management, excellent managerial skills, and the experience, energy and ambition to support us as we move forward. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Programme Manager is responsible for providing leadership and oversight during the design, planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting phases of a range of marine research, conservation, education and capacity building projects and programmes, and ensuring that goals and objectives are achieved.

The Programme Manager serves as a leader and mentor to the Sea Sense field team and provides management support to the Executive Director. The role involves a lot of logistical planning and liaising between team members, especially between the field team and management and therefore requires someone with exceptional managerial skills that can unify all parts of the NGO work programme.

Location: Dar es Salaam with regular visits to coastal field sites.

Read the full advert here and the job description here!

How to apply

Please submit your CV with a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) in PDF to by Friday 5th July 2019. Your covering letter should outline how your qualifications, experience and skills make you the most suitable candidate for the role. Please note that applications that do not comply with these requirements will not be considered.

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