Livestock and Grazing Officer
Jobs at:Nature Conservancy
Deadline of this Job:
19 June 2021
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa
Date Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
A LITTLE ABOUT US
Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.orq or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
The Nature Conservancy Africa program follows a holistic approach to protect vital lands and waters, transform the way natural resources are used and managed, and inspire to equip others to contribute to the shared vision of a healthy and sustainable future for Africa’s lands, waters, wildlife and people. We use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.orq or follow @nature press on Twitter.
Your Position with TNC
The Livestock and Grazing Officer will be responsible for assisting the Livestock Marketing and Grazing Manager in designing, execution and monitoring of a project that protects and improves communal rangelands and introduces an innovative livestock to market strategy that ties livestock markets to conservation benefits. This position will also support programs in support of invasive plant species control and WMAs while managing costs and administering budgets. The Officer will work closely with private and public partners. Reporting to the Livestock and Grazing Manager, the position will be based at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) office in Arusha, Tanzania with frequent field visits in remote locations.
The Livestock and Grazing Officer will work closely with private and public partners to assist the Livestock Marketing and Grazing Manager to develop key partnerships with communities, private enterprises and public institutions in order to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices, develop innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools, and frameworks to address livestock market and conservation-based rangeland management needs. They will support and engage local communities with tools and best practices of implementing community-based sustainable rangeland management initiatives such as livestock marketing, grassland management and invasive plant species control that leads to strong conservation efforts and support rapid testing of grazing alternatives and revenues from livestock and grassland based-enterprises. They will negotiate complex and innovative solutions with government agencies, private enterprises, and local communities to conserve and protect natural rangelands and develop and implement innovative livestock marketing strategies that tie livestock markets to conservation benefits.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
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