Africa Mangrove Forest Officer, Mombasa, Kenya

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007701
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

The responsibilities and scope for this position are:

  •  Implement the strategic plans for the conservation, restoration, and management of mangrove forest ecosystems in TNC target countries in the Africa program.
  •  Identify regional sites and support the development of blue carbon offset and resilient credit projects to generate sustainable conservation finance, protect biodiversity, and create socio-economic incentives in target countries and sites.
  •  Undertake the mapping of mangrove forest distribution, restoration potential and estimation of their carbon value as an NCS, taking accountability for the development of mangrove conservation and restoration projects based on scientific criteria and local community input.
  •  Support the implementation of NCS research, including impact analysis, co-benefits assessment, and analysis of nature-based climate change mitigation potential with focus on blue carbon ecosystems.
  •  Develop and implement training programs on mangrove restoration and conservation best practices for TNC staff, partners, and local communities.
  •  Engage with policymakers and relevant stakeholders to advocate for and develop policies that support the conservation and sustainable management of mangrove forest ecosystems.
  •  Advance strategic partnerships and networks with relevant agencies, including local communities, academic partners, private sector, and national and international conservation organisations, to create an enabling environment for upscaling mangrove conservation and restoration.
  •  Support impact assessment of the mangrove conservation and restoration initiatives for adaptive management.
  •  Ensure program compliance with internal policies and external requirements.
  •  May supervise volunteers, interns, contractors, or temporary staff.
  •  May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, in hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.

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