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Policy Officer Position – Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania: Navigating socially accepted trade-offs for equitable green growth

We are seeking a Policy Officer to collaborate in a joint project with WWF Tanzania exploring socially accepted trade-offs for equitable green growth in Tanzania's agricultural growth corridor

Summary of the Job

The successful candidate will coordinate WWF Tanzania boarder engagement in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) and in particular support the work of the Green Reference Group. The Policy Officer will ensure good execution of the project Equitable Governance of African Growth Corridors, ensuring the effective if the co-design processes and translating the project science into policy and action.

Main duties and responsibilities

Oversee day-to-day project management and coordinate SAGCOT related stakeholder outreach and engagement on green growth, including preparation of workshops and meetings for the project; coordinate policy outreach and engagement efforts for the project in Tanzania; Lead on the science-to-policy needs of the project, translating the project’s science into policy and actions; Support some research components and integrate local relevant research institutes within the project; Work with guidance from Advisory Team composed of technical experts, key WWF practitioners and key decision-makers; Facilitate internal coordination, and liaising with partners as well as broader corridor initiatives; Coordinate the work on effective civil society participation to bring in aspects of better governance into the corridor; Identify and support capacity needs and support capacity building in the SAGCOT.

Required Qualifications

A minimum master’s level degree from a recognised academic university in an appropriate field of study; Project management and coordination experience; or policy engagement experience; Deep understanding of the African agricultural, infrastructure, development, and policy making and implementation context, including related political affairs, investment, markets, trends, preferably East African; Successful experience in communicating and working with diverse stakeholders, including community, private sector, non-government and governmental organisation.

How to apply

Interested applicants shall send their applications letters, accompanied by comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a list of list of three referees; to People and Organization Development Manager (POD) WWF through hresources@wwftz.org – not later than Friday 13th May 2016 at or before 4.30 pm.

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Luc Hoffmann InstitutePolicy Officer Position – Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania: Navigating socially accepted trade-offs for equitable green growth

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