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    Apply: IUCN Regional Task Manager

    Deadline: 24 June, 2020

    Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Regional Task Manager.

    IUCN provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership on how best to use GEF and GCF funding to bring transformational change in the region
    • Lead the strategic development of the drylands resilience programme plan
    • Lead fundraising and resource mobilisation
    • Act as a focal point for facilitating and supporting the involvement of relevant IUCN Commissions, Members and other members of the Secretariat
    • Develop, coordinate and supervise DR programme team (including programme and project officers) to ensure that individuals work together as an integrated team
    • Identify project opportunities aligned with countries’ and IUCN’s priorities, in coordination with IUCN global thematic programmes, with an emphasis on projects in drylands
    • Coordinate the preparation of concepts and project proposals with relevant national, regional and global experts and stakeholders
    • Ensure the technical quality of proposals, including ensuring that all projects have a solid theory of change, logical framework, stakeholder involvement plan, budget, and procurement and disbursement plans
    • Support the project team in liaising with the recipient government and the project executing agency to ensure a quality preparation phase

    Requirements

    • Master’s degree or higher in a field relevant to environment and development, including Natural Resources Management, Environment Science, Environmental Economics, or equivalent
    • Ten years, minimum, of experience in the design and implementation of large, complex natural resource management projects funded by multilateral funds such as the GEF or the GCF
    • Experience in developing large-scale project proposals, especially those focusing on sustainable land management and targeting drylands, is an asset
    • Demonstrated experience in results based management, including fiduciary matters and environmental and social safeguards
    • Knowledge of the region including contacts with government, donors and main technical partners
    • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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