World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Chief of Party, Salonga Conservation and Sustainable Management Partnership Project Congo Basin (Salonga Project). This is a five year position, we expect the incumbent to start in October 2021.
This Chief of Party (COP) provides overall vision and leadership for the USAID-funded Salonga Project, and supports other WWF-US-funded programs as requested by the Congo Basin Managing Director. The COP directs the project’s core staff and partners responsible for planning, coordination, design, delivery, and reporting of all project activities and site visits, in compliance with local and international law, and USAID regulations. This key personnel role is responsible for representing the project to USAID, partners, and members of the government, ensuring the project is well coordinated across all relevant government counterparts and other USAID/donor-funded projects.
Skills and Abilities
Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with frequent travel to Salonga National Park, and remote field locations in the landscape
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