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Emmanuel International Malawi is a faith based organization working with rural communities in Malawi in Relief and Development since 1987. Emmanuel International Malawi is implementing Development Food Security Activities Project known as Titukulane Project, meaning (Let us work together for development). This Project is for five years and it will be implemented in Mangochi District. The Titukulane Project intends to focus on six program areas: Agriculture, Maternal and Child Health, Water Supply and Sanitation, Civil Society Disaster Readiness and Private Sector Productivity. The Project will both build capacities of women, men, girls and boys, and address systematic weaknesses that limit opportunities and reduce the likelihood of sustained outcomes. Applications are therefore welcome for the following vacant positions as follows:

Job Title: Natural Resource Manager

Reports to: Deputy Program Manager

Duties and responsibilities

  • Identifies project sites specific forest problems and challenges and prepare action plan for identified problems and challenges work plans and activity descriptions for Pilot sites for implementation of readiness activities in the Pilot sites
  • Support the District Councils in the implementation of the Conservation Agriculture scheme and ensure continuous development of agriculture and agribusiness activities through capacity building and information sharing, monitoring of activities, demonstrations and surveys
  • Prepares forest management plans for consultation and participation of local communities in collaboration with District Councils.
  • Prepares ToRs and submits activity plan and financial re-quests to the Management for capacity building in terms of workshops, trainings and exposure visits;
  • Ensures that the forest development and conservation activities considered during the preparatory phase considers the – promotion of multiple benefits such as economic development, watershed protection, increased agricultural production through agro-forestry practices and cultural values.
  • Plans execute and support the implementation of capacity building (training and awareness creation) activities on for-est development conservation and sustainable forest utilization for community members.
  • Assesses the role of conservation, carbon stock enhancement and sustainable forest management to increase carbon sequestration while promoting bio-diverse native forest and supporting local income and employment generation;
  • Takes active part in the screening, identification and selection of pilot sites
  • Assists in promoting appropriate technologies that help to conserve the environment and reduce dependency on forest resources: (like using energy saving stoves, use of solar energy) all the time.
  • Ensures that adaptation to climate change, environmental protection and gender issues are mainstreamed in all activities all the time
  • Ensure proper monitoring and informative and timely re-porting of agriculture activities in collaboration with other Team Members as well as District project Coordinators and Service Providers.

Qualifications
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Forestry Natural Resource Management and Land Resource Management
  • At least 5 years of experience for BSc and at least 3 years of experience for MSc in the field of forest development forest conservation, forest utilization or Participatory Forest Management.
  • Experience in forestry project implementation is an important asset.
  • Knowledge of national and regional forest policies is an as-set.
  • Good communication skills, including fluency in English.


How to apply

Interested applicants should send their applications with resumes and copies of certificate enclosed, not later than November 4, 2019 to:

The Human Resource Officer,
Emmanuel International,
P/Bag 12,
Zomba.

Or email to:

Email: chavulab@ei-malawi.org  or hr@ei-malawi.org


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Mangochi
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    05 Nov, 2019

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