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Private Sector Engagement Specialist, Tanzania Natural Resource Management activity (NRM)

Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, VA  is seeking to hire a qualified Private Sector Engagement Specialist, to work with stakeholders to improve private financial investment in support of achieving national and local conservation goals (conservation investment leverage and planning), for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded biodiversity conservation initiative. The purpose of the activity is to support and strengthen capacity in Tanzania for biodiversity conservation in a manner that i) increases private sector engagement in conservation and NRM; ii) builds the capacity of public sector and civil society; iii) improves the enabling environment; and iv) enhances knowledge management across sectors.   Activity interventions together will reduce threats to biodiversity in Tanzania while moving Tanzanian institutions further on their journey to self-reliance.





*7+ years’ experience working with private sector stakeholders, at international, national and local levels, to plan, analyze, leverage and manage financial investments and/or other economic incentives in support of the conservation; successful experience leveraging a variety of funding sources from international donors, private sector and other private investors, payment for ecosystem services, royalties and public revenue.

*Master’s degree or equivalent, in a relevant discipline.

*Excellent communication skills in English.


Tanzanian candidates, especially women and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.