Around the globe, RTI brings together private- and public-sector stakeholders to manage natural resources and promote sustainable livelihoods while conserving unique biodiversity. By enhancing institutions, policy, and technical capacity, we strengthen natural resource management in protected areas and their surrounding environments. We work with governments, communities, and key stakeholders interested in applying data-driven conservation and biodiversity management approaches.
RTI is currently partnering on nearly 30 projects in Africa, including multiple activities focused on policy, public health, and education in Tanzania. Our current USAID-funded PROTECT project partners with wildlife, conservation, and tourism
organizations in Tanzania to address threats to biodiversity conservation and private sector-led tourism growth. To build on these efforts, RTI is currently seeking professionals with expertise in natural resource management that promotes economic sustainability for communities while also promoting biodiversity conservation in Tanzania. Candidates should be fluent in English. We are currently accepting CVs/resumes for experts with the following skills:
• Sustainable natural resources management
• Community based natural resources management
• Conservation enterprises
• Sustainable tourism practices
• Human Wildlife Conflict
• Buffer zone and corridor conservation and management
• Private sector engagement and development
• Land use plans and community engagement
• Institutional strengthening and capacity building
• Alternative livelihoods and income generation for conservation programs
• Youth and gender inclusion
• Monitoring, evaluation, and learning & GIS
• Grants & contracts management
• Communications & conservation journalism
• Tanzania Eastern Afromontane and the Coastal Forests experience
• Forestry & Forest conservation
• Combatting wildlife trafficking and wildlife crime
Experts should possess at least 6 years of relevant experience. Experience with donor funded projects such as USAID, World Bank, DFID preferred. English language CVs preferred. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. RTI offers competitive compensation and benefits and robust home office project support. RTI International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above. Examples include: remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1.
RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.