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 Business Development Officer will play an important role in implementing the Conservation of Natural Resources and Food security through Strengthening and Consolidation of sustainable agriculture in the KAZA area of Zambia project to establish strong CBNRM services in the Silowana complex through ensuring strong community participation and benefits. The Business Development Officer will lead the efficient programme planning and implementation at Community level. The position will also ensure that the service providers are accountable to and work proactively for effective delivery of CBNRM services in the Silowana complex. One of the key challenges for the position is to create enabling environment in the community corporation for the engagement of the private sector to provide effective CBNRM services which ensures equitable sharing of benefits.
Specific Roles and Responsibilities
1. Project Planning
2. Project Implementation:
3. Capacity building:
4. Liaison and networking with Government and non-Government Organizations (and Private Sectors):
6. Staff Management Supervise the staff directly reportable to the incumbent and perform the following:
Qualifications and Experience
Exemplification of WWF’s key behaviors:
A willingness to be based in Sesheke 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.