KAVANGO ZAMBEZI

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TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION AREA (KAZA TFCA)

 

Tourism Without Boundaries
angola botswana namibia zambia zimbabwe wide

Job Vacancies at KAZA

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The Organization

The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) Secretariat is th designated entity established by the KAZA Partner States to manage the day-to-day operations of the TFCA. Its overall mandate is to develop KAZA TFCA into a world-class conservation area and premier tourism destination. This mandate is executed under the guidance of the KAZA Partner States with support from development partners and a consortium of stakeholders. The Secretariat is a multi-cultural working environment.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced nationals of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe for the following positions.

Program Manager

(Three-year contract)

This is a leadership position directly accountable to the Executive Director, with full delegated managerial responsibility for the management, programme development and coordination of the KAZA Secretariat. A good mix of leadership and managerial skills is essential.This is a leadership position directly accountable to the Executive Director, with full delegated managerial responsibility for the management, programme development and coordination of the KAZA Secretariat. A good mix of leadership and managerial skills is essential.

Specific tasks: 

  • Programme development and implementation
  • Policy implementation
  • Technical support and advice
  • Resource mobilisation and stakeholder management
  • Communication
  • Administration and capacity building.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Wildlife Sciences or Natural Resources Management or related scientific discipline (a postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage)
  • At least 10 years’ experience in project/programme management
  • Experience in planning and managing projects that involve two or more countries
  • A team player with experience in managing and mentoring subordinates
  • Excellent and demonstrable report writing, analytical, financial management and communication skills

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Administrative Officer

(Three-year contract)

This is a support position under the direct supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager.

  • This is a support position under the direct supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a specific administrative field (e.g. office management, human resources, logistics)
  • Experience in working with donor-funded projects • Experience in working in a multicultural office environment.

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Remuneration: Negotiable and competitive, based on qualifications and experience. Contracts for the positions are renewable subject to the organisational human resources policy and performance.

Successful candidates will undergo a six months’ probation. Interested candidates should submit a covering letter, detailing their interest in and suitability for the position, as well as a Curriculum Vitae in English and/or Portuguese, with contact details of three references by the closing date of 01 March 2020 to: recruitments@kavangozambezi.org. Please state the position being applied for in the subject heading of the e-mail. Applications should be addressed to the Executive Director.

Only SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES will be invited to attend interviews

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