Job Vacancy at The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)

New Roots & Shoots Community Coordinator Job Vacancy at The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)


New Job Vacancies at The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) 2022

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New Job Opportunity at The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) - Roots & Shoots Community Coordinator

The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) Jobs 2022
About Us: The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a global comunity conservation organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall by conversing chimpanzees and inspiring communities to conserve the natural world we all share, we improve the lives of people, animals, and the environment, we strongly believe everything is connected and everyone can make a difference.

The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) is a reputable and rapidly expanding non-governmental organization committed to wildlife research, conservation, socio-economic development, and environmental education. The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) was founded in 1977 by Dr. Jane Goodall. The JGI Tanzania with its partners – USAID and many others makes a difference through landscape and community-cantered conservation, chimpanzees research projects, environmental education to young generation, the innovative use of science and technology, we work closely with local communities in Tanzania inspiring hope through a collective power of individual action.

JGI is currently seeking to recruit suitably qualified and competent Tanzanian to fill the following vacant position below:
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Roots & Shoots Community Coordinator - JGI Africa Programs

Job description
The Jane Goodall Institute seeks a dynamic team member to serve as the Roots & Shoots Community Coordinator. The Community Coordinator will report to the Vice President, Africa Programs and work closely with the Africa Programs and Roots & Shoots teams to support the Roots & Shoots Community of Practice (COP) and related projects. This is a full-time position to be based in one of JGI’s Africa offices, which are: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Kigoma, Tanzania; Kampala, Uganda; Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo.

Requirements
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
· Communicate regularly with all the Roots & Shoots COP members.
· Coordinate all COP virtual meetings, including liaising with guests and professional development speakers, drafting and sharing the agenda, notetaking and dissemination, and assisting with technical challenges.
· Support logistics for two in-person workshops to be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Kampala, Uganda.
· Administer virtual collaboration tools being used by the COP, could include moderating WhatsApp chats, managing logins for Survey 123, among others.
· Assist research team with data collection and coordination.
· Assist with regular administrative tasks including processing disbursement forms, assisting with speaker and partner contracts, and purchasing and shipping supplies internationally, as needed.

Qualifications
· Bachelor’s Degree or combination of education and 2 years of relevant experience preferred, with an emphasis on coordination and collaboration.
· Strong communication skills via telephone and email (intra- and inter-departmentally as well as externally)
· Knowledge of and experience with international youth programs, education, and leadership development preferred.
· Experience planning an international workshop or event, a plus.
· Excitement for learning new software and tools.
· Excellent time management skills, detail-oriented, problem solver
· Collaborative working style and excellent interpersonal skills
· Fluent in English, French and/or Swahili highly desired
· Flexible schedule with the ability to participate in meetings with international teams during their regular business hours
· Willingness to travel to international locations, up to 20% time with extended stays of 1-2 weeks per trip
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Working conditions
Ability to work in a fast paced and culturally diverse, international work environment. Ability to be self-motivated, independent, and responsible for assigned workload. Location is flexible across JGI’s Africa-based offices, with remote work a possibility. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

Physical requirements

Job may require long periods of sitting or being stationary. International travel, up to 20%.

Come join the Jane Goodall Institute and be a part of a global organization where we are all proud to belong.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please go to: https://www.janegoodall.org/about/jobs/
Open the position description for which you are applying and click apply.

Please provide a cover letter and resume when applying.