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Monitoring, Evaluation And GIS Senior Community Conservation Officer (MEGSCO)

Frankfurt Zoological Society Zambia

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# 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: MONITORING, EVALUATION AND GIS SENIOR COMMUNITY
CONSERVATION OFFICER 1 POSITION

This position will provide assistance with the strategic and operational
oversight of the monitoring, evaluation and learning for the North Luangwa
Conservation Programme, focussing on the USAID Hearth project. S/he will also
play a support role for outreach project activities funded by Hearth and other
donors in the chiefdoms of East Musalangu GMA.

1\. Job title:

Monitoring, Evaluation and GIS Senior Community Conservation Officer MEGSCO

2\. Position in the Organisation

The MEGSCO reports to the Community Outreach Manager/DCOParty

The MEGSC Officer works closely with the Senior MERL Advisor and the COP for
the USAID Luangwa Hearth Programme as well as the FZS community outreach field
team.

The MESGCS Officer works closely with other Hearth Implementing partners in
key chiefdoms.

The MEGSC with key stakeholders in the eastern Musalangu GMA including
customary leadership and district authorities under the guidance of the COM.

3\. Salary

A competitive salary will be paid based on qualifications and experience

4\. Job Purpose

This position will implement the HEARTH’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Research,
and Learning MERL plan under the guidance of the Senior MERL advisor,
provide GIS services to the NLC Programme as well as provide oversight and
stakeholder liaison in eastern Musalangu GMA.

5\. Responsibilities

These will include:

–>Provide input into a review of KPIs and MERL plans for the North Luangwa Conservation Programme, with a focus on activities and associated impact under the Hearth Programme
–>Assist with design and implementation of baseline, ongoing and follow up surveys, including data collection and management systems, using electronic data collection/entry interfaces and cloud-based storage systems
–>Manage NLCP GIS layers
–>Develop maps as required for operations and reporting
–>Assist with set up and management of data management systems
–>Train field staff in ODK and SMART data entry.
–>Supervise and mentor specific field data collection staff
–>Contribute MERL to reports and schedules.
–>Provide technical input into CBNRM governance, village landuse planning, HWI and other outreach activities in East Musalangu
–>Oversee a team of outreach team field assistants

6\. Qualifications and Experience

Essential

–>Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field such as community based natural resource management
–>At least 5 years previous experience with CBNRM and/or community development activities in Zambia
–>Experience of setting up ODK and managing associated data systems
–>Basic understanding of monitoring and evaluation approaches and data management
–>Analytical and data presentation skills
–>GIS package use and map production
–>Experience in communicating project results and learning.
–>Excellent written and spoken English, including report writing

Desired

–>USAID reporting experience
–>Experience of setting up and running SMART monitoring and database systems

7\. 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.

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Email:: jobs.zambia@fzs.org

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 MEGSCO 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 / Department of National
Parks and Wildlife Offices in Mpika.

Applications should be addressed to: The Community Outreach Manager, North
Luangwa Conservation Programme, Frankfurt Zoological Society, P.O Box 450189,
Mpika **Closing Date** : 20th 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.

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