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Land-Mapping Project Coordinator (LPC)

Frankfurt Zoological Society Zambia

This is a Full-time position in Luangwa posted 22/09/2021.

Land-Mapping Project Coordinator (LPC) Jobs in Frankfurt Zoological Society Zambia Luangwa vacancies in Luangwa at Frankfurt Zoological Society Zambia

# Job Description

Frankfurt Zoological Society conserves wildlife and ecosystems focussing on
protected areas and outstanding wild places. FZS maintains long-term
conservation programmes in Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe. The Africa
Programme is FZS’ largest and oldest and is active in five focal countries:
The Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
www.fzs.org.

FZS Zambia FZS-Z has been active in the North Luangwa Ecosystem since 1986
and Nsumbu since 2017, working to conserve these globally important wilderness
areas. FZS-Z supports effective and efficient protected area , with
a focus on law enforcement and community outreach with a focus on empowering
host custodians in GMAs to manage their own resources. Particularly, the North
Luangwa Ecosystem Programme NLCP has the mission of ‘Linking Livelihoods and
Landscapes’. NLCP works using the following strategies:

1\. Protect=Conserve=Preserve- This aims to implement robust and adaptive
large landscape enforcement tactics and capability to protect, conserve, and
preserve wildlife habitats and ecological services;

2\. Empower=Educate=Enterprise- This aims to implement creative and beneficial
initiatives to empower, educate and deliver enterprise opportunities for
neighbouring communities and wider Zambian society;

3\. Communicate=Connect=Change- This aims to implement focused messaging to
communicate and connect with stakeholders and partners for effective and
positive change; and

4\. Structure=Systems=Support- This aims to implement a clear and enduring
organization and financial structure with efficient systems to support a
mentally and physically healthy team.

Learn more at https://fzs.org/en/projects about our conservation programme.

JOB DESCRIPTION: LAND-MAPPING PROJECT COORDINATOR LPC 1 POSITION

This Project Coordinator will coordinate the planning, implementation and
tracking of a portfolio of the Integrated Land and Resource Governance ILRG
Program in the North Luangwa Ecosystem, This program is being implemented by
FZS-NLCP in partnership with Tetratech and funded by USAID.

1\. Job Title:

Land-Mapping Project Coordinator LPC

2\. Position in the Organisation

The Project Coordinator will report to the NLCP Monitoring, Evaluation & GIS
Senior Community Conservation Officer MEGSCO.

Works closely

The NLCP Community Outreach Manager

The ILRG GIS and Data Management Team.

DNPW Extension staff

CRBs and Custodian Residents

Traditional Leaders

3\. Reports

Field Land Surveyors

Chiefdom Coordinators

4\. Location/Station

Lundazi with work in Chikwa Chama and Chifunda Chama Chiefdoms, in the
North Luangwa Ecosystem but may be required to work at other locations as the
job requires

5\. Salary

A competitive salary will be paid based on qualifications and experience

6\. Job Purpose

This is a high-level competence position for the successful implementation of
the Integrated Land and Resource Governance ILRG Program being implemented
by FZS through the NLC Programme in partnership with Tetra Tech. The LPC will
work to finalize customary land documentation within VAGs of Chikwa and
Chifunda Chiefdoms, inform localized land-use planning to influence
conservation objectives and backstop gender-inclusive capacity building of
resident custodians.

7\. Duties

The Project Coordinator shall ensure smooth implementation of the ILRG Program
activities in the North Luangwa Ecosystem. The duties shall be as follows:

a. Finalise customary land mapping

–>Facilitate preliminary meetings with CBOs, VAG and customary leadership
–>Facilitate field mapping of agricultural land
–>Provide oversight, training, technical assistance and mentorship to Field Land Surveyors.

b. Gender-inclusive capacity building of resident custodians

–>Help to build capacity for women’s participation in NRM
–>Ensure gender integration in the implementation of the program

c. Inform Localized land-use planning

–>Coordinate the land-use analysis to identify land use conflicts on state and chiefdom land in the NLE
–>Implement the integration of land use and land rights data into district-level forums and Chiefdom Conservation Taskforce meetings.
–>Coordinate meetings assessing settlement in the Lundazi National Forest Reserve and generate recommendations to address the issue

d. Monitor impact and contribute to broader learning

–>Review reports of assessment, planning and progress by field staff to ensure complete and of good quality.
–>Prepare the narrative for progress reports, indicator monitoring, updates to USAID ILRG as required in consultation with MEGSCO.
–>Coordinate with USAID LIGA and USAID LPNILA and participate in national dialogues as required.

General

–>Adhere to annual FZS and donor budgets, following FZS and donor financial management policy and procedures for proper and transparent use of project funds;
–>Ensure responsible use and care of any project assets and equipment assigned to the community outreach team, including vehicles for field teams.
–>To attend such meetings, seminars and conferences as may be directed to do;
–>Work closely with the office of the DNPW extension staff, CRBs, VAG committees, NLE and other DNPW/FD/DOF field staff within the operational area;
–>Perform any other duties that may be delegated in line with NLCP’s strategy.

8\. Qualifications and Experience

Essential

–>Bachelor of Science degree in the following fields: Natural Resource Management related courses, Geographical Information Systems
–>At least 4 years work experience with 2 years’ experience in a management role
–>Demonstrate project management skills
–>A team player and builder
–>Excellent written and spoken English, including report writing

Desired

–>GIS QGIS package use
–>Knowledge of SQL
–>Experience of setting up ODK and managing associated data systems

9\. Behavioural Competencies

–>Teamwork: Cooperate, support and work well with others to achieve project goals. Share information, and contribute effectively to FZS` objectives and solving problems.
–>Planning and organising: Plan and organise complex activities and work on multiple tasks. Determine actions, time frames and required resources for projects and monitor progress. Set goals and budget estimates effectively, and manage time effectively.
–>Problem analysis: Pointing out problems, recognising important information and establishing connections between various data. Tracing potential causes for problems.
–>Initiative: Recognising opportunities and acting on them. Pro-active, self-starting rather than passively accepting; actively influences events.
–>Flexibility: Adaptable, resourceful, and receptive to new ideas; willing and able to adjust to changing circumstances.
–>Integrity: Honest, reliable, and maintain high ethical standards. Show respect and fairness when dealing with others

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Email:: jobs.zambia@fzs.org

APPLICATION PROCESS Only candidates who meet the specified qualifications
should apply. Please submit an application with the following:

1\. Cover Letter – 1-page description of why you are suitable for the Land-
Mapping Project Coordinator role 2\. Curriculum Vitae CV – 4 pages
describing your experience, qualifications and 3 traceable referees. Send via
email the stated documentation only 5 pages NO NRCs, NO Driving Licences,
NO certificates to **jobs.zambia@fzs.org** make sure to indicate in the email
subject line the position you are applying for or drop your applications at
the Frankfurt Zoological Society Lundazi/Mpika Offices **Applications should
be addressed to: The Community Outreach Manager, North Luangwa Conservation
Programme, Frankfurt Zoological Society, P.O Box 450189, Mpika**

**Closing Date: 28th September 2021 at 23:59.** Applications submitted after
the deadline will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. FZS-NLCP is an equal opportunity
employer, and everyone is free to apply. Women and custodian residents of
Chikwa, Chifunda, Lundu, Mukungule and Nabwalya Chiefdoms are encouraged to
apply.

Land-Mapping Project Coordinator (LPC) Jobs in Frankfurt Zoological Society Zambia Luangwa vacancies in Luangwa at Frankfurt Zoological Society Zambia

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