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Director, Community Led Economies – Africa Region

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What We Can Achieve Together:

The Director, Community-Led Economies – Africa Region (the Director) will focus on designing, scaling, and financing community-led livelihoods and nature-based enterprises in partnership with Indigenous Peoples and local communities (IPLCs), with a particular focus on women and youth-led initiatives. This position will collaborate closely with teams across TNC, including Africa regional teams and the Global Conservation in Partnership with Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (Global IPLC) team. The Director will grow TNC’s community-led economies strategy in Angola, Gabon, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia with a focus on freshwater, grassland, and coastal ecosystems. This position will report to the Africa Indigenous Landscapes Strategy Lead. The possible locations for this position include Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Gabon, Angola, or South Africa.

What You’ll Bring:

  • MBA degree and at least 5 years of experience in business, entrepreneurship, sustainable development, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fluency in English and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, research, and analysis with a proven ability to assess complex information to make strategic decisions.
  • Experience building partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, including community or business leaders, government or legislative staff, program leadership and/or similar audiences.
  • Experience developing and implementing complex projects in an unstructured environment with limited guidance.
  • Project management skills.

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