Policy Advocacy and Governance Advisor job at World Wide Fund

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Vacancy title:
Policy Advocacy and Governance Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

World Wide Fund

Deadline of this Job:
05 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Under the supervision and guidance of the SOKNOT Program Coordinator, the policy advocacy and governance advisor will provide support for further development of a conducive policy framework and for the establishment and effective operation of transboundary Governance structures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Establish a register of current Government policies relevant to the effective implementation of a multi­sectoral transboundary program.
• This will include all relevant national policies on wildlife, forests, water, agriculture, livestock, land use, environmental and social impact assessments, rural development incl.
• rural infrastructure, social policies including human rights, transboundary agreements as well as other international policies and conventions Tanzania is a signatory of (e.g. on human rights, climate change, forest landscape restoration, CITES, biodiversity and others).
• The register will include contact details of IGovernment Authorities responsible for the further development and implementation of such policies, focal persons that will serve as direct liaisons for WWF policy support as well as legal and technical experts previously involved in policy work and recognized by the respective Government organizations as expert advisors
• Establish and maintain trustful, permanent and cooperative working relationships with Government authorities, focal persons and experts mentioned
• above to coordinate policy work and to clarify and consolidate WWF’s position and visibility in related policy development processes
• Attend relevant Government and stakeholder meetings to be informed and updated on the status of current and planned policy development processes and to represent and communicate WWF’s views and ambitions
• Cooperate closely with the project teams and country offices in Kenya and Tanzania, with the WWF Regional Office in Nairobi and with WWF National Offices involved in and contributing to the SOKNOT UNGANISHA program to ensure proper coordination with similar activities of other projects and programs, alignment with WWF’s own internal policies, consensus on important policy aspects and contributions to new concept notes and proposals for further fundraising
• Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect and Collaboration.

Required Qualifications and skills
• A postgraduate qualification (MSc/PhD) in social studies preferably in law, political science or similar subjects related to policy work and legal advice,
• At least 10 years of professional experience as lawyer or legal/policy advisor in relevant sectors, specific expertise related to policy work in wildlife, forests, water, agriculture or livestock sectors would be of advantage,
• At least 5 years of experience of working in complex programs with multiple and diverse implementation partners and stakeholders with cross­cutting themes and multiple objectives. Professional experience in the Kenya/Tanzania border area would be of advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Additional information, including Terms of Reference, can be obtained through web address: https://www.wwf.or.tz/   jobs_and_opportunities/jobs/ . Applications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: [email protected]   by Tuesday 05thApril 2022 at 4:30 pm. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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