The Nature Conservancy
Job Title: Working Lands Director – Africa Program
Your Position with TNC
TNC is looking for an experienced professional to head an expanding team focused on agriculture and forestry and other sustainable land-use in Africa.
This position’s main focus will be on developing high leverage partnerships with bilaterals, corporations and other NGOs working in this space in support of our existing Agriculture, Forestry and Energy Strategies within TNC Africa.
Working Lands Director will oversee supervision of multidisciplinary team, recruitment of additional members, management of existing high level partnerships and collaborations in public and private sector, identification and management of new partnerships, coordination with senior TNC management in Africa and globally on all issues around agriculture, land use and development in Africa.
Leading and supporting, as necessary, fundraising efforts for the program, focusing primarily on foundations, corporate and bilateral / multilateral donors, representing TNC in public spaces and speaking for the organization on issues relevant to food security and development in Africa, briefing top TNC management addressing those issues, ensuring African perspectives and priorities around food security are represented in high level strategic discussions and decision-making within TNC at senior management level.
- BA/BS degree and 12 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Expert knowledge of current development, environmental and agricultural trends in Africa, especially East Africa
- Postgraduate degree and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in agricultural development and sustainability, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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All applications must be submitted in the system prior to end of day 23rd November, 2018.