[Coral-List] Job posting - WWF-Mozambique - Conservation Manager - Vamizi Island, Mozambique

David Tanner davezoso at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 4 05:08:38 EDT 2010

Dear All, 
Please find below a job posting for a Conservation Manager to work on Vamizi Island, Mozambique for WWF-Mozambique.
With thanks, 
David Tanner
Programme Manager - Coastal East Africa
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WWF-Mozambique Vacancy: Conservation Manager - Vamizi Island, Mozambique
WWF-Mozambique are looking for someone to lead WWF’s programme of work in the Vamizi region. The focus of this exciting role will be on improving the health and ecosystem productivity of Vamizi and Rongui Islands with benefits to the eco-tourism development, community fisheries and biodiversity conservation.

WWF is one of the world’s largest global conservation organisations. We are looking for a dynamic and highly experienced individual to play a crucial role in building and implementing a strong marine conservation programme in the Vamizi region, Mozambique. As part of WWF’s ongoing work in Coastal East Africa, you will be responsible for developing and delivering key conservation objectives on Vamizi Island, part of an international ecotourism development, and in the surrounding islands of Rongui, Macaloe and in Quiterajo on the mainland.
Whilst you will be employed by WWF, you will based on Vamizi Island and will be a critical member of the Vamizi Island Management team. You will be responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the conservation programme, ensuring that it is managed effectively, reported accurately and delivered to time. You will need to work well independently and at times remotely, as well as within dynamic teams. A track record in building successful relationships with a range of partners, stakeholders and donors is essential. In particular, you will be required to build strong relationships with local communities and local government partners. To this end, ability to communicate in Portuguese is desirable.
For more information about this opportunity, please see the job description posted at:
Additional Information 
Employer:   WWF-Mozambique 
Location:  Vamizi Island, Mozambique
Salary:   Circa USD 4,000 / month gross
Reference:   0001 
Closing date:  5pm on 26th November 2010  
First interviews:  From 6th December 2010

To apply send your CV and a covering letter which details how your experience and skillset meets each point within the person specification. In the covering letter please also state the job reference and where you saw this post advertised and send both documents to:
The Recruitment Specialist  
Panda House 
Weyside Park 
Surrey GU7 1XR 

t: 01483 426444 
f: 01483 426409
or email: recruitment at wwf.org.uk
If applying by email please make sure all attachments are less than four MB.. 


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