Thursday, March 20, 2008


EMPLOYMENT: Regional Coordinator, Drylands (IUCN)

The IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Programme operates in twenty-one countries in the Horn of Africa, East Africa, southern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean. The Regional Coordinator for Drylands oversees all aspects of the IUCN drylands projects and programmatic activities in Eastern and Southern Africa. S/he will inherit a portfolio of project activities for which s/he will be responsible for supporting implementation, monitoring performance, and ensuring efficiency, effectiveness and quality outputs. S/he will further build the Drylands Component Programme through the development of additional project interventions and the mobilization of resources. S/he will contribute to various regional and, through the IUCN Ecosystem Management Programme, international networks related to the management of dryland resources. The regional Drylands Component Programme is implemented in collaboration with IUCN members, partners, global thematic programmes and Commissions.

Applications should be submitted before 31 March 2008. The Reference is RC-DRYLANDS/NRB/08. For more information go to

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