Job Title: Technical Data Specialist
Job ID: 46499
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
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The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Partnership is a public-private venture, a key component of “Kilimo Kwanza” (Agriculture first) National Strategy. Its aim is to transform the agriculture sector in Tanzania’s Southern corridor, by catalyzing inclusive, environmentally friendly, and economically viable/ feasible investments. The SAGCOT Partnership is facilitated by the SAGCOT Centr Ltd (SCL) which plays an important role as a neutral broker within the partnership, whilst also functioning as an administrative unit and information hub.
A strategic collaborative relationship has been established between TNC and the SCL. TNC offers
technical support to SCL on environmental sustainability. TNC is a member of SAGCOT’s Green Reference Group (GRG) – an advisory body to the SCL and its partners on social and environmental matters surrounding investments in the corridor. TNC has also supported SAGCOT Centre in development of decision support tools to guide agricultural investments towards an environmentally friendly and social inclusive pathway.
TNC believes there is a strategic opportunity to enhance the technical capacity of SAGCOT
Centre Limited (SCL) through technical support of a Technical Data Specialist position to
enhance SCL’s capacity to guide its partners towards sustainable agricultural growth in the
SAGCOT region through enhanced uptake and application of the technical advice being offered
by knowledge partners such as TNC and others. The position will be filled on a 2year contract, renewable subject to performance and availability of funding.
The Technical Data Specialist supports TN’s partnership with SAGCOT Centre. S/he shall be responsible for giving technical support to SAGCOT Centre and its key partners. S/he will work closely with and report to Africa Agriculture Strategy Director. S/he will be based at SAGCOT Centre where he will work closely with the SAGCOT Centre’s technical team in technical data and information management to enhance uptake and application of technical advice by the intended users to support sustainable agriculture development in the SAGCOT Region.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
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Source: The Guardian 16 May 2018