The Africa Programme Director will coordinate and reinforce WeForest’s existing restoration activities in the region and focus on developing new project opportunities. We currently have a strong presence in Ethiopia (3 projects) and Zambia (2 projects), we are scaling-up in Tanzania, and we are starting a new project in Malawi.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesStrategy: Co-Responsible for the Operational strategy (with the other Regional Director and the Ops P&Q Director) / Initiates and develops new projects in the region (ensuring they are science-driven, innovative, scalable and eventually self-funded).
Project Management: Accountable for the timely delivery of agreed project timelines.
Team Reinforcement: Actively support the country directors on project management, priorities management, acting as back up when needed / Supports the HR manager with staff development (needs and delivery).
Finance: Responsible for programme budgets validation and follow-up.
Risk Management: Risk analysis for current and potential projects.
Reporting: Manages and coordinates regional and country reporting.
Networking: Building and consolidating a strong partnership network at a regional level.
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