Deputy Executive Director at ARCOS Network

By | January 21, 2020

The Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS Network) was founded in 1995 with the mission To enhance biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of natural resources through the promotion of collaborative conservation action for nature and people”. ARCOS is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee in the UK and has offices in Kampala (Uganda), and Kigali (Rwanda). In collaboration with Rwanda Water and Forestry Authority, ARCOS is starting the implementation of a major 20-years project on “Building Resilience to Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihoods in Rwanda’s Agro-systems (Agroforestry & Livelihoods Project)”, with support from the Livelihoods FundThe project will be initially implemented in 4 landscapes of Rulindo District (Cyohoha, Muyanza and Yanze Landscapes) and Bugesera District (Musenyi-Ntarama Landscape). ARCOS is also starting a project on “Eco-Schools Programme in Rwanda” in collaboration with REMA, UNESCO and Danish Outdoor Council. It is in this framework that ARCOS is advertising for the following positions:

Key responsibilities

Work in close collaboration with the Executive Director in the strategic management and leadership of the organisation, and especially provide overall project coordination and management of the “Agroforestry & Livelihoods Project”

Profile

Master’s degree or PhD in Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Conservation and Development or related field; At least 5 years’ experience at a senior managerial level and especially in leading, developing, and managing programmes and/or large-scale projects; committed to NGO development and non-profit work, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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