World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Chief of Party, Western Indian Ocean Marine Biodiversity Conservation Project
The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall vision and leadership for an anticipated five-year USAID Western Indian Ocean Marine Biodiversity Conservation Project, which aims to promote the recovery and resilience of marine biodiversity and coastal communities in the Western Indian Ocean. The COP directs the project’s core team, oversees planning, coordination and oversight of project activities, grants and consulting contracts, coordinates with project consortium members, consortium staff and their headquarters on a regular basis, and collaborates with government and other partners organizations across the region in accordance with USAID and WWF field operation regulations.
*The preferred location for this position is Nairobi, Kenya*
All applications must be submitted by October 1. Please submit your CV in English.
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