WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) is an International Non-Governmental Organization. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF is working with companies, governments, communities and other partners in watershed protection and the sustainable management of shared water resources in the public interest through collective actions at basin level. WWF has worked on freshwater conservation for decades and is a strong advocate for responsible private sector engagement on water issues.
The Position-Senior Hydrologist.
The Senior Hydrologist serves as the technical lead for the Zambezi Freshwater Programme hosted by WWF Zambia. Key elements of this programme include a focus on implementation of environmental flows (eflows) for restoration or maintenance of clean, healthy rivers in the Zambezi River Basin and ensuring the conservation of critical freshwater habitats throughout Zambia. The programme targets key stakeholders, and aims to have them contribute to ensure that connectivity of freshwater habitats is secured and environmental flows are protected or restored to sustain freshwater ecosystem functions, build climate resilience and support critical livelihoods. This is a high profile technical position within a fast moving and effective conservation organization, sought to connect our work on species and habitat conservation to the hydrological properties of ecosystems.
Responsibilities and Scope
This includes but is not limited to:
Support to Management:
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Minimum Experience and Skills:
Preferred Experience and Skills:
All of the above plus:
A willingness to be based in Lusaka and the embodiment of WWF Global behavioral competencies:
How to Apply
Email a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating the position applied for to the email below:
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.