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Technical Advisor


Published by Jobstanzania on 1:42:00 am

POSITION: Technical Advisor (TA)
PLACE: Forestry Training Institute (FTI)

Position Summary
The Technical Advisor (TA) will be responsible for supporting and advising the
Empowering Communities through Training on PFM, REDD + and Climate Change Initiative which will be implemented in partnership with the Forestry Training Institute (Olmotonyi) of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism and MJUTA (the National Association of community Forestry User Groups). The TA will work closely with the Project Manager.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • · Advise on the development of criteria for targeted site selection together with counterparts and partner agencies and work through the selection process for 12 districts in 3 agro-ecological regions which represent 3 main forest types of Tanzania.
  • · Provide overall technical advice and support on the capacity building intervention and training curriculum for cascade capacity building program for district and village levels for effective sustainable participatory forest management .
  • · Responsible for developing a national training program to support PFM, Climate change and REDD + program.
  • · Oversee the design of the curriculum for the training component for the program and finalize the implementation plan for the training of trainers.
  • · Together with project staff and the PFM team work together with the selected districts to build necessary skills and knowledge for field facilitation on related competencies for supporting effective development and implementation of participatory forest management within the districts
  • · Together with project staff and the training team to assist district level field facilitator to conduct adaptive and innovative training for village natural resource committee and leaders in supporting their participatory forest management in the region
  • · Support networking between forest managers and national decision making officers to review and reform policy and legal frame work.
  • · Advise on how to actively engage with PFM, REDD + and Climate Change
  • national task forces and networks and collaborate with relevant organizations in Tanzania to help identify and share insights among communities and implementation partners, promote best practices for PFM and to monitor overall progress in the PFM sector.
  • · Together with counterparts, participate in project advisory committee meetings.
  • · Advise on implementation of business plan of the project.

Qualifications And Experience
  • · 10 years experience in PFM/REDD+ and Climate change or participatory natural resource management field project/program implementation.
  • · PhD or MSc in Forestry, NRM, Agriculture, Environment or equivalent
  • · Strong experience in Natural Resources Capacity Building/participatory Training and Curriculum Development.
  • · Strong team building, leadership and Networking Qualities
  • · Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • · Willingness to travel frequently to the field sites.

ADVANTAGES
· Experience on community forestry or community based natural resources
management in Tanzania or Eastern Africa.
· Knowledge of spoken Kiswahili will be an added advantage.


NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old, however,
should also observe the age limit for each position where indicated.
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having
reliable contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers.
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this
advertisement.
iv. The title of the position and institution applied for should be written in the
subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which
will make the application invalid.
v. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic
certificates:
- Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
- Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.
- Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
- Computer Certificate
- Professional certificates from respective boards
- One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
vi. FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SLIPS ARE STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTED
vii. Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
viii. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the
CV will necessitate to legal action
ix. Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public service should
route their application letters through their respective employers.
x. Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Service should
not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC.
45/257/01/D/140 dated 30th November 2010.
xi. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason
should not apply.
xii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
xiii. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania
Commission for Universities (TCU)
xiv. Dead line for application is 06th June, 2013 at 3:30 p.m
xv. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
xvi. Women are highly encouraged to apply
xvii. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview
xviii. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English
xix. APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING
ADDRESS. HAND DELIVERY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE:

Secretary 
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 
P. O. Box 63100,
DAR ES SALAAM. 






Dead line for application is 06th June, 2013 at 3:30 p.m


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