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VACANCY: Senior Programme Manager: Cities Biodiversity Center (4-year contract position) - 25 October 2016

ICLEI Africa seeks to hire an established technical expert and experienced senior manager to join our dynamic Senior Management Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic management and development of ICLEI’s growing global biodiversity programme and its projects and initiatives conducted through our global Cities Biodiversity Center (CBC).

The candidate must have a sound technical background and keen interest in nature-based solutions for urban resilience, urban planning and biodiversity management within the context of the CBD and other relevant global frameworks.

He / she must possess a broad and in-depth skill set coupled with extensive experience in urban policy, legal, governance, business development and financing instruments to deliver integrated nature-based solutions for cities and their communities.

Additional areas of responsibility:

• Management of multiple projects, teams and initiatives

• Project and programme design, development, management and reporting

• Management of new and existing strategic partnerships

• Technical leadership within the CBC

• Capacity building and mentoring of internal and external teams

• Strategic support to the office of the ICLEI Africa Regional Director Position specific requirements

• A Relevant Master’s degree, or equivalent recognized qualification

• Minimum of 10 years relevant post-graduate working experience, at least 7 of which at executive / senior management level

 

• A Relevant Master’s degree, or equivalent recognized qualification

• Minimum of 5 years relevant post-graduate working experience, at least 3 of which at project management level  

 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION VISIT: http://africa.iclei.org/contact-us/vacancies.html