Africa Human Rights and Safeguards Manager At The Nature Conservancy

Africa Human Rights and Safeguards Manager At The Nature Conservancy

Africa Human Rights and Safeguards Manager

Job type: Full-time
Job category: Human Rights, Conservation
Hiring Organization: The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Education level: Not specified
Experience: Not specified
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Location: Angola, Gabon, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, or Zambia

About the Role

The Africa Human Rights and Safeguards Manager brings technical expertise and lived experience in Indigenous and community rights and equity across numerous priority focal areas connected to human rights and conservation in the region. They understand the promise and pitfalls of conservation strategies and are able to navigate and articulate the tensions inherent in global strategies to address climate change and reverse biodiversity loss in sub-Saharan Africa.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of an integrated approach and management plan for the consistent application of TNC’s Environmental and Social Safeguards Framework (ESSF).
  • Assess and mainstream processes projects, programs, and strategies with the Africa Gender Advisor.
  • Serve as the Safeguards Advisor to project teams, and at times, lead the development and management of Terms of References (ToRs) and contracts for safeguards and/or gender consultants for large complex projects.
  • Build internal capacity and strengthen external partnerships in support of human rights and conservation work.
  • Collaborate with TNC IPLC teams in relevant country programs, across the Africa Region, and globally to support the adoption of key strategies and learning and sharing.
  • Work with Indigenous and community organizations, human rights organizations, donors, governments, academia, corporations, and other non-profit organizations to place Indigenous and community rights and leadership at the center of conservation work.
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Reporting Structure

The Manager will report directly to the Global Director of Human Rights in Conservation with dotted-line reporting to Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Director Africa. They will collaborate with Safeguards colleagues across TNC in the development and application of tools, resources, and frameworks.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please apply through TNC’s Careers Page.

Africa Human Rights and Safeguards Manager At The Nature Conservancy

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