Overview

Position Type

Local Staff

ECODIT is a world development firm working with governments, businesses, and native communities to advance environmentally- and socially responsible development round the world. we offer technical assistance services starting from quick-turnaround assessments and evaluations to style and implementation of long-term multi-million-dollar projects. Since its founding in 1993, ECODIT has provided professional services through quite 250 projects/contracts to diverse clients in additional 50 countries. Building on our diary of success, we’ve continuously expanded the depth and breadth of our expertise within the water, energy, environment, and concrete and native governance sectors.

ECODIT seeks applications for various long- and short-term positions for the anticipated USAID Tanzania Marine Conservation Activity – Heshimu Bahari which can seek to support and strengthen capacity for marine biodiversity conservation to i) build the capacity of public sector and civil society; ii) increase private sector engagement in marine conservation and coastal natural resources management; iii) improve the enabling environment for MPAs and Fisheries management in the least levels, and iv) enhance data availability and use in deciding.

Requirements

ECODIT seeks qualified Tanzanian and third-country nationals with experience living and dealing in Tanzania to support a variety of activities over the lifetime of the project, per the subsequent requirements this is often expected to be a five-year activity.
A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in biodiversity conservation, marine biology, public policy, or another relevant field. Advanced degree preferred;
A minimum of 5 (5) years of experience leading or supporting donor-funded conservation activities in Tanzania and/or East Africa, experience with USAID projects preferred;
Strong technical knowledge of and knowledge in one or more of the subsequent areas:
Marine Conservation Biology
Marine and Coastal Tourism Development
economic process
Private Sector Engagement
Marine Wildlife Related Crime
natural resources management
Coastal Forestry Management
Wild-Caught Fisheries Production
Enhanced/ Improved Fisheries Management
Public Policy
Management/Protection of endangered, threatened, and guarded (ETP) habitats and species;
Conservation Financing
Youth Engagement
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
Gender and Social Inclusion
Communications and Outreach
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL)
Administration and Finance
Strong project management skills, alongside highly developed interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills;
Excellent oral and written language skills in English; and
Written and verbal fluency in Swahili or other local dialects is very desirable.

To apply, please send a canopy letter and updated resume/CV in English through the “Our Jobs” page of ECODIT’s website. Please note that positions are contingent upon contract awards. Applications are going to be received and reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants who fail to satisfy the appliance criteria could also be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates are going to be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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