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Knowledge Management and Learning Lead- Tanzania Tuhifadhi Maliasili Activity

Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Knowledge Management and Learning Lead position on the USAID funded Tuhifadhi Maliasili Activity (TMA).


The USAID Tuhifadhi Maliasili Activity (TMA) is anticipated to be a five-year contract to address dynamics that threaten habitat connectivity and the long-term presence of biodiversity in Tanzania. Interventions will support and strengthen government and civil society capacity for biodiversity conservation in a manner that: i) increases private sector engagement in conservation and natural resource management (NRM); ii) builds the capacity of the public sector and civil society; and iii) strengthens the policy and regulatory framework for conservation and NRM.


Position Summary:

Knowledge Management and Learning Lead will be responsible for generating, capturing and communicating knowledge and promote learning to further the TMA project objectives. They will be experienced in, and responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of the project’s knowledge management and learning strategy and learning agenda, as well as providing guidance and inputs for the project’s communications strategy and activities.

The position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


Illustrative Responsibilities:

-        Provide strategic guidance and leadership and oversee implementation of a knowledge management and learning (KML) strategy.

-        Support the development and implementation of a communications and outreach plan aligned with the KML Strategy.

-        Define and lead the process to identify, evaluate and document best practices in environment, biodiversity conservation, and natural resource management.

-        Define and lead the process to develop and enrich the TMA learning agenda in collaboration with stakeholders.

-        Oversee the development of and ensure high quality of all knowledge products.


Minimum Qualifications:

-        Bachelors and/or advanced degree in biodiversity, natural resource management, education, communications, or related field required;

-        At least 7 years of professional experience planning, coordinating and driving capacity development efforts in natural resource management sector required;

-        Demonstrated capacity to initiate, coordinate, and facilitate learning among technical staff and stakeholders required;

-        Strong writing skills required;

-        Experience in designing and facilitating learning events desired;

-        Outstanding intercultural communications and interpersonal skills desired;

-        Previous experience working in Tanzania.

-        Professional level English, both written and spoken, required.