Project Director for the Niassa Integrated Development & Conservation Project

WCS - Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS - Wildlife Conservation Society is hiring a Project Director for the Niassa Integrated Development & Conservation Project, based in the Niassa National Reserve.

  • Design an innovative model to reconcile conservation and human development objectives over the next ten years in the Niassa National Reserve (RNN) in northern Mozambique
  • Competent project manager, ideally with specialist skills/training in development project management
  • Strong organisational skills
  • High level negotiation and influencing skills, and the capacity to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels
  • Strong communication skills, including an ability to work and communicate effectively with a broad spectrum of individuals (including communities, local government figures, WCS staff)
  • Substantial experience of developing community engagement and development programmes in remote areas
  • Ten years’ experience of working in Mozambique in community development with experience in Niassa
  • Knowledge of the institutional, legal and policy framework in Mozambique is essential, and experience working with local government an advantage
  • Preferably educated to degree or further degree level or have substantial equivalent experience
  • Commitment to and passionate about wildlife conservation
  • Fluency in written and spoken Portuguese and English
  • Knowledge of local languages an advantage
  • Ability to use a range of IT software and packages
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and comfortable living in remote location
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation via email to with the Subject line "NNR Integrated Development and Conservation Project"
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  • Publicado 15.04.2014
  • Expira 02.05.2014
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