Job Title: Field Operations Manager
Date: 27 July 2020
Apply by: 31 July 2020
Duration: 1 August 2020 - 28 February 2021
In an effort address the impact of intense deforestation and tree and vegetation cover loss, compounded by the impact of climate change on the residents of Freetown and the Western Area Peninsula the #FreetownTheTreetownCampaign was launched in January 2020 as a core component of the Transform Freetown Agenda. The Mayor and the Freetown City Council (FCC) set the goal to increase tree and vegetation cover by 50% from 2018 levels by 2022. To get there, FCC has partnered with Western Rural District Council (WARD-C), central Government and critical civil society partners to plant and grow one million trees across the 13 Catchment areas of the Western Area Peninsula [Freetown and Western Area Rural District] over the 2020 and 2021 rainy seasons. EFA is supporting the Freetown City Council (FCC) to implement Phase one of the #FreetownTheTreetownCampaign.
The Field Operations Manager will manage day-to-day oversight and management of Tree Planting and Growing field implementation achievement across the target 11 Catchment Areas and 58 planting / reforestation areas through 40 tree distribution centers to be established by selected CBOs / NNGOs in Freetown and the Western Area Peninsula.
TYPICAL BACKGROUND, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:
Education and Experience
M.A in Development Planning/ International Development.
Minimum of 5 years of work experience in project management, ideally in the field of Emergency Response/ Disaster Risk Reduction / Environmental Protection and for Government / NGO / UN agency.
Experience with Partner Coordination.
Experience achieving results in political environments.
Experience with participatory action planning and community engagement.
Experience monitoring projects, collecting analyzing relevant data and reporting.
Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment
Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners
Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented
Attention to details, accuracy, and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
To apply click on the link: https://forms.gle/bZ4jnJr5uUVD9CFf9. This position will close on Friday 31 July 2020.