Job opportunities in the Pemba channel

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and their partner Mwambao, are implementing a multi-million Euro, 4.5-year project funded by the Blue Action Fund (BlueAction) and seeks to hire staff for two positions:

  1. Grant Manager, BlueAction Project

FFI is seeking an experienced Grant Manager to oversee delivery of this BlueAction grant entitled ‘Increasing socio-ecological resilience through community-led management of key coastal ecosystems in the Pemba Channel, Tanzania’. The role will involve working closely with key project partners and other contractors to ensure delivery of the grant on time and on budget in full compliance with FFI and BAF financial guidelines, within the terms of the Blue Action Grant Agreement, and in accordance with FFI policies and procedures.

Applications, consisting of a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this post, a full CV (tailored to the role as advertised, highlighting relevant experience and achievements) and contact details for two referees  should be sent to af********@fa*********.org. Please mark your application Grant Manager, BlueAction Project. The closing date for applications is 22 March 2023.

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2. Technical Specialist, Social and Environmental Safeguards, BlueAction Project

FFI is seeking an experienced Technical Specialist to ensure the effective implementation, monitoring, and reporting of social and environmental safeguards associated with the BlueAction grant entitled ‘Increasing socio-ecological resilience through community-led management of key coastal ecosystems in the Pemba Channel, Tanzania’. The role is predominately focussed on social safeguards and therefore the successful candidate will have sound technical knowledge and proven experience of applying social science methodologies in the conservation or international development context, as well as being open to learning and able to quickly pick up new skills. In addition, they will be highly collaborative with proven experience in capacity building, project design, management and monitoring. They will have excellent facilitation, training and mentoring skills and be able to apply these to diverse groups of people. They will have experience of working in a cross-cultural environment and experience in applying their skills to a conservation, rural livelihoods or natural resource management context in less developed countries.

Applications, consisting of a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this post, a full CV (tailored to the role as advertised, highlighting relevant experience and achievements) and contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your permission) should be sent to af********@fa*********.org  . Please mark your application Technical Specialist, Social and Environmental Safeguards, BlueAction Project. The closing date for applications is 22 March 2023.

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Photo: Mwambao

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