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Africa Conservation Director
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- Bachelor's degree
- Project, program management
- Executive (director)
- Full Time
The Africa Conservation Director is ultimately responsible for delivering TNC’s conservation outcomes. S/He leads and manages a large team which implements conservation efforts. S/He will play a key role in fundraising and reporting to donors and helping the strategy and Country teams to maintain key relationships. The Africa Conservation Director will liaise closely with the Regional Director to adjust conservation priorities over time. S/He will join the Africa Leadership Team with peers responsible for Marketing, Fundraising, Operations and Government Relations.
The Africa Conservation Director disseminates best practices to the conservation team in Africa, ensures training and analyses to best implement organizational measures of success, and helps develop key partnerships. They build strategic, scientific and technical capacity in the field, develop key partnerships with public and private organizations in order to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices, and develop innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools, and frameworks to address the natural system needs.
They will help negotiate complex and innovative solutions with government agencies, major institutions, and landowners to conserve and protect natural communities, and develop and implement cutting edge conservation strategies in a high profile geography and major philanthropic market.
- Geographic scope is Africa with 80 staff, a large annual budget and people working in 7 countries.
Manages the implementation teams for diverse projects and strategies
Often helps coordinate the work of other professionals, inside and outside the organization. Incorporates cross-disciplinary knowledge to support program objectives.
High level management and leadership responsibility for 7-8 key TNC regional staff members.
May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.
Makes independent strategic decisions frequently based on analysis, ambiguous information, experience and context.
- May require frequent travel domestically and/or internationally, evening and weekend hours.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Project, program managementSeniority
: Executive (director)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 10 yearsRequired skills
: Operative management; Programme management; Bidding and proposal generation; Project implementation; Project Financial Management; Team leadershipRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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