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Community Forests Pemba (CFP) Hiring Mangrove Officer

Community Forests Pemba (CFP) Hiring Mangrove Officer

Employment is a dream for many, but often, the Failure to be called for an Interview can be a significant barrier. Community Forests Pemba (CFP) Tanzania is stepping up to hiring Mangrove Officer who wish to pursue their dreams job at Community Forests Pemba. Here, With substantial opportunity available for all qualified applicants, the Community Forests Pemba (CFP) Tanzania is inviting applications to fill mentioned vacant below;

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Established in 2008, Community Forests Pemba (CFP) is a non-governmental organization based in Tanzania with its headquarters located on Pemba Island, Zanzibar. It collaborates with regional partners and its global sister organization, Community Forests International (CFI) to promote common objectives of social, economic, and environmental well-being. Together, we have established multiple new climate-smart community businesses, planted over 3 million trees, and proven that the most effective solutions originate from those who actually need them.

Gender-responsive mangrove forest conservation and restoration initiatives will be spearheaded by the Mangrove Officer to guarantee that women gain advantages and rise to prominence in community-based adaptation. The Mangrove Officer, who is the team’s expert in mangrove restoration, will be crucial in raising awareness, providing training, education, and technical support in the surrounding communities with an emphasis on uplift


  • Oversee the creation of essential material for extension programs by leading the beneficiaries in the mapping of resources, opportunities, and needs.
  • Develop locally relevant training curricula, program(s), and instructional materials in community-based mangrove forest conservation, restoration, and sustainable usage in close collaboration with international gender justice and conservation specialists.
  • Take the lead in enrolling beneficiaries in the community’s Ecosystem-Based Adaptation extended assistance program.
  • Implement the training plan with the community beneficiaries (80% of whom are women), and provide gender-responsive vocational training and study visits to important Training of Trainer (ToT) beneficiaries on community-based mangrove forest conservation, restoration, and sustainable land use.
  • By using a “visit and train” approach, provide technical support and in-community troubleshooting for mangrove conservation livelihoods along with related community forest governance.



  • Three or more years of experience working professionally in a subject connected to ecology, community development, or environmental protection.
  • Proven track record in community organizing, interacting with local stakeholders and the government, and providing community training.
  • Familiarity with gender-responsive methodologies and knowledge of women’s responsibilities in natural resource management.

Core Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal abilities, including the capacity to establish and preserve connections with a variety of stakeholders and to understand their wants, ideas, and information.
  • Convener.strong facilitation abilities, including the capacity to guide community discussions and arrange collaboration between various stakeholders.
  • Interaction.Proficient in both written and spoken communication, with the capacity to use precise and understandable language to interact with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Attention to Detail.a strong sense of correctness, making sure that the data is precise, thoughtful, and comprehensive.
  • Maintains integrity in all decisions and interpersonal interactions, holds oneself and others accountable, keeps promises, and concentrates on tasks that will have the biggest positive influence.

Technical Skills

  • Understanding of the concepts and procedures of community-based natural resource management, as well as the preservation of coastal ecosystems and biodiversity
  • Technical proficiency in the preservation and rehabilitation of mangrove ecosystems.
  • Strong background in environmental monitoring and assessment methods and field data gathering.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office program suite and other pertinent reporting and data analysis tools.
  • Possessing knowledge of remote sensing methods and GIS software is advantageous.
  • Outstanding verbal and writing communication abilities in Swahili and English.

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Application Process

Kindly send your CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Mangrove Officer,” specifying whether you would prefer to work in Pemba, Unguja, or Both.Please get in touch if you need any assistance with the application process.

Applications must be submitted by Sunday, July 21, 2024.Applications will be accepted, and they will be reviewed continuously until a qualified applicant is hired. Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

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