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Jobs Opportunities at The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC)

Three Positions:
-  Monitoring & Evaluation Expert
- Information Analyst
-  Legal Advisor (part Time)



Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda

Background

The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) is a mechanism for the strategic Transboundary collaborative management of the Greater Virunga landscape which covers the Central Albertine Rift (CAR). The GVTC's goal is the improved conservation of species, habitats, and ecological services contributing to increased socio-economic benefits to the people of the CAR, through effective Transboundary collaboration. GVTC works with and through partners towards synergizing the conservation efforts across the three countries which make up this landscape i.e. the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda. The area is made up of seven national parks across the three countries. The Vision of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration is: "the Central Albertine Rift Transfrontier Protected Area network together with surrounding landscape conserved sustainably" while the Goal is "sustainable conservation of the Central Albertine Rift biodiversity for long term socio-economic development through strategic Transboundary collaborative management".

The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration was set up with the following objectives:

Coordinated conservation of biodiversity and other natural and cultural values across boundaries;
Promote the intact conservation of large ecosystems through protected area planning and management;
Advocate for integrated regional land-use planning and management to reduce threats to protected areas;
Establishment of a common vision for Transboundary collaboration;
Building trust, understanding and cooperation among wildlife authorities, non­governmental organizations, users and other stakeholders to achieve sustainable conservation and thereby contribute to peace;
Sharing of regional resources, skills, experience and good practices to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in managing biodiversity and cultural resources;
Enhancing the benefits of conservation and promoting at a regional level awareness and sharing of the benefits obtained thanks to conservation among stakeholders;

To achieve these objectives, an Executive Secretariat was set up in 2008 and its structure reviewed in 2013 with a provision of key positions within a detailed organogram. This new structure implies to have the three (3) positions above.

GVTC has secured a 3 year funding from the Kingdom of the Netherlands Government through the Kingdom of the Netherlands Embassy in Kigali, for Transboundary Strategic Plan Implementation. It is on this basis that GVTC would like to recruit three qualified persons to handle the above positions

For more details about the job's roles and specifications, visit the GVTC website: www.greatervirunga.org

II. How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit a letter of intent, CV, and three professional references, clearly indicating the position being applied for, by email using one of the below email addresses not later than 5 p.m. Central Africa Time on 26th October,2015:

gkyomuhendo@greatervirunga.org;
info@greatervirunga.org;
pruhumuliza@greatervirunga.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For any inquiries, contact: +250 788300913; +250 788319097 and +250 788553965

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