Field Project Officer (FPO) Job Opportunity at WWF

Job Overview

Field Project Officer (FPO)  

World Wide Fund for Nature – Tanzania Office


WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Tanzania is seeking for a competent and motivated Field Project Officer (FPO) for the East Usambara Restoration Project to be based in Tanga, Tanzania.

Specific Duties:

  • Work with the Project Executant to Implement the above-named project and prepares monthly updates, quarterly and annual technical progress reports.
  • Work with the Project Executant on development of project annual work plan, budget, fund advance request and concept notes
  • Support the Project Executant to ensure smooth cooperation with WWF Switzerland, other project staff and parties to accomplish project activities and goals.
  • Financial responsibility may include working within available budgets, managing field budget and allowances for local communities and other project partners.
  • Ensure creation of high-quality field stories, data bases and undertakes project monitoring and evaluation in collaboration with the
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the Communications Officer.
  • Ensure compliance with WWF internal policies and external requirements.
  • Supports proposal development for other projects within WTL
  • Under minimal supervision, makes independent decisions based on analysis, experience and judgment.
  • Responsible for his/her project performance management, through training and career development with the help from the WWF
  • TOO Forest Coordinator.
  • Supervise and guide the field implementing partners including participating villages
  • Undertakes any other assignment as assigned from time to time by the Project Executant, Forest Program Coordinator and WTL Lead.


  • Holder of Bachelor degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences, Environmental Science or any other related field.
  • Three years relevant professional experience in implementation of natural resources management, forest landscape restoration and community-based conservation projects and experience in coordinating trainings and meetings.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the Theory behind participatory community based natural resource management, participatory land use planning and community engagement. Understanding of and sensitivity towards, the culture, gender, religion, race, age and livelihoods context of rural East Usambara, lowland and coastal forest communities in Tanzania.
  • A proven ability to work independently without direct supervision, working in a team and willing to travel regularly and to stay for periods and to travel at short notice.
  • Very good command in English & excellent writing skills and the ability to prepare clear, and concise reports.


Additional information: Interested applicants may get the detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) through the following websites: Applications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: [email protected] by Friday, 22nd July 2022 at 17h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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