SHARKS, MANGROVES, CORAL REEF CONSERVATION AND FISHERIES
CURRENT VACANCY: MARINE PROGRAM COORDINATOR (BASED IN ZANZIBAR)
The role will be to manage WCS Tanzania’s Marine Program Projects supported by various donors and international funding. This position requires the ability to work across different seascapes between Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. Projects require not only field work to be undertaken, but also to engage directly with government, communities and other stakeholders. Managing such projects will require cross cutting skills including technical report writing, administrative organisation, human resource management and a solid foundation in marine science. The Marine Program Manager will work directly with the marine team, will report to the Marine Program Director and will work towards achieving his/her objectives in accordance with the standards and ethics required by the WCS Tanzania County Program.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND REMUNERATIONThis senior position in WCS Tanzania Marine Program will be based in Zanzibar, with regular travel to project sites. The ideal candidate will have:• Tanzanian Nationality;• A passion for marine conservation;• High levels of motivation and professionalism;• At least 5 years’ experience in marine related activities;• A post-graduate degree, MSc or higher;• Proven ability to plan and implement marine conservation science programs and manage associated budgets;• Good interpersonal skills to deal with a diverse group of contacts, and ability to be a team player; • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Kiswahili and English are essential.Please send a covering letter and CV in English to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 10th of December 2019 stating in the subject line “Marine Program Coordinator - (name)”. No correspondence, only short-listed candidates will be notified.
CURRENT VACANCY: MARINE PROGRAM FINANCE AND LOGISTICS OFFICER (BASED IN ZANZIBAR)
The Finance and Logistics Officer for the Tanzanian Marine Program will report to the Finance Manager and will work closely with the Program Managers, and other staffs. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining financial and accounting services in order to meet the requirements of the organisation. The Finance Officer is also responsible for updating accounting records, managing grant budgets, preparing financial statements, maintaining cash control, assisting in logistics and planning, monitoring accounts payable and receivable and ensuring adherence to policies and procedures to strengthen internal control.
• Knowledge in accounting and experience managing computerised financial systems;