News: Eastern & Southern Africa Programme
UN calls for protection of mountain gorilla habitat
WWF welcomes letters from the United Nations calling on Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic ...
Mountain gorilla habitat destroyed in massive illegal forest clearing
Over the last two months, 1,500 hectares of prime mountain gorilla habitat have been cleared by ...
WWF reiterates support to Congo Basin Forest Partnership
WWF has reiterated its commitment to support the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, which promotes ...
Recovery for Africa's threatened rhinos?
Africa's critically endangered black rhinoceros could be on its way to recovery if present trends ...
Central African environment ministers renew will to protect Congo Basin forests
WWF welcomes a reiteration by the Council of Ministers in charge of Forests in Central Africa ...
Twin mountain gorillas born in Rwanda
Nyabitondore, a 12-year-old mountain gorilla living in the Susa family group in Volcano National ...
Gold mining threatens Tanzania's protected forests
WWF is extremely concerned about illegal gold mining activities taking place in the Eastern Arc ...
World governments fail to act on aid as water crisis worsens
World governments are reneging on their commitments to meet the UN development target of halving by ...
Agriculture amongst biggest environmental threats
According to a new WWF book, agriculture – the largest industry in the world – is one of the ...
Loans for the future
The idea of a small loan to get a new business up and running is nothing new. But for the world's ...
*NEW VACANCY* Regional Director – IT & Operations
We are seeking an experienced and talented professional to fill the position of Regional Director- IT & Operations. This individual ensures efficient and strong administration, operational and logistical support, alongside high quality information technology services for the Eastern & Southern Africa Programmme Office (ESARPO).
The candidate should possess an advanced degree in IT and at least five years work experience in operations, administration or logistics fields. They should have demonstrated skills in developing, managing and evaluating administrative plans and policies. Experience working with donors and
governments. The candidate should possess good relationship management and strong leadership skills.
The position will report to the ESARPO Regional Representative and will be based in Nairobi with regular travel within the Eastern & Southern Africa Region.
Suitable candidates may apply via email with a cover letter and CV with ‘Regional Director – IT & Operations Application’ on the subject line to: Human Resources, WWF ESARPO, firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 20th February 2013.
The full job description can be accessed below. Only shortlisted candidates will
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.