Community Conservation Manager Job Opportunity – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:         Community Conservation Manager
Organization: World
Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala
/ Kasese, Uganda
Reports to: Forest
and Biodiversity Program Coordinator
About Us:
WWF is one of the world’s
largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations operating in
over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national
programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF’s mission is to
stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, and build a future in
which humans live in harmony with nature.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Strengthen
    CSOs at local and national levels to promote good governance of biodiversity
    and important natural resource areas in the Albertine Graben
  • Actively
    promote sustainable pro-poor conservation approaches that sustainably
    benefit conservation and development aspirations of the communities
    adjacent to high value conservation areas in the Albertine Graben
  • Support
    establishment of innovative financing mechanisms to sustain conservation
    and development efforts of communities living adjacent to high conservation
    value areas in the Albertine Graben
  • Engage
    communities in Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBRNM)
    interventions and enterprises that aim to restore degraded landscapes improve
    climate change resilience, food security, and reduce pressure on natural
  • Regularly
    produce and disseminate high quality impact and communication stories resulting
    from the interventions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the WWF Community Conservation Manager job opportunity
    should hold a Master of Science Degree in Forestry, Natural Resource
    Management, Wildlife Management or a related discipline.
  • Seven
    years of professional experience in Community Conservation work. Specific
    work experience in the communities living adjacent to parks and forests in
    the Albertine Graben would be a strong added advantage.
  • Previous
    work experience or engagement with sector agencies (including National
    Forest Authority, Uganda Wildlife Authority, National Environment
    Management Authority, The Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities,
    etc.) is an added advantage.
  • Previous
    experience in working with civil society organizations and the private
    sector is an added advantage.
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are:
    Optimistic, Engaging, Determined and Knowledgeable.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates
should send their cover letters, updated CVs, and academic transcripts to the
Human Resource Officer, WWF Uganda, at
Address to:
The Human Resource Officer,
WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo,
P.O. Box 8745, Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 2nd February 2018
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