Vacancy title: Consultancy [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Consulting ]
Jobs at: Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)
Deadline of this Job: 10th June 2019
Duty Station: Within Tanzania , Multiple Places , East Africa
Terms of Reference Consultant: Baseline Study
Landscape Conservation Program in Western Tanzania
Project Title : Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania
Location: Kigoma, Uvinza districts (Kigoma region) and Tanganyika and Mpanda districts (Katavi region), Tanzania
Document Date: May 27, 2019
Purpose of the consultancy:
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is seeking a consulting firm to undertake a Socio-Economic Baseline Survey of its Landscape Conservation Program in Western Tanzania.
The Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania (LCWT) program is funded through a cooperative agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program is designed to protect chimpanzee populations and their habitat in Western Tanzania. The project focuses on the following 5 key areas: Strengthened local government’s ability to support effective Natural Resource Management, Expanded and Operationalized Land Use planning, Increased Monitoring of conservation target and development targets, Improved Reproductive Health/family planning and Strengthened Community Based Environmental Education.
The Project addresses threats to forest cover and chimpanzee population in the Gombe-Masito-Ugalla (GMU) ecosystem. The technical approaches are built on a deep understanding of the GMU landscape and the challenges shared by the ecosystem, its inhabitants, and a wide range of local, regional, and national stakeholders. Drawing from decades of experience in the region, the JGI’s program strategy and core implementation principles aim to conserve chimpanzees and their habitats for future generations through an adaptively managed, data-driven program designed to build local capacity, relieve pressure on natural resources, and facilitate financial sustainability through alternatives livelihoods, entrepreneurship and social business.
The LCWT program covers 1,733,283 ha in the Masito-Ugalla Ecosystem which is distributed to different land uses types to include protected areas in (Gombe National Park, Tongwe East and West Reserves, and Masito Local Authority Forest Reserves, National forest reserves/miombo woodlands). The program works with 104 villages many that have village forest reserves. The focus area is in the regions Kigoma (Kigoma and Uvinza districts) and Katavi (Mpanda and Tanganyika districts)
• Extensive documented experience in conducting high quality participatory quantitative and qualitative baseline assessments in conservation and international development context;
• Demonstrated experience in leading studies, including designing tailored assessment tools;
• Ability to expedite and mobilize high quality baseline survey team with trained enumerators;
• Knowledge of and prior experience working in the Western Tanzania context required, experience working in study districts is a plus;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English required;
• Swahili language skills required;
• Strong organizational, analytical and reporting skills, presentation skills, attention to detail, and ability to
• The consultant and all team members are required to have an up to date Human Subject Protection training (as required by International Review Board/IRB);
• Experience using Survey123 is strongly preferred;
• Multiple field enumerators required.
Job application procedure
Guidance on Application Process and Requirements
The Jane Goodall Institute invites expressions of interest from qualified and interested individuals. Interested consulting firm must respond including, but not limited to the following:
• Cover Letter expressing interest and demonstrating previous experience in similar assignments and qualifications outlined in the above scope of work, preferably in the form of a writing sample;
• Team composition and level of effort of each proposed team member to include CVs of each team member).
• Proof of up to date Human Subject Protection training as required by IRB for each proposed team member;
• Sample of previous work in similar consultancy work assessment/survey/baseline assessment) to include detailed methodology.
All applications should be submitted to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at The Jane Goodall Institute, P.O Box 1182, Kigoma, Tanzania or emailed to:firstname.lastname@example.org by 5.00pm local time on Monday June 10th. Applicants who meet the relevant criteria will be invited to submit a full proposal detailing accomplishment of activities in 5 business days.
Preparation, research and reporting will take place in June-August 2019.
All questions should be directed to the LCWT Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Elikana Manumbuatemanumbu@janegoodall.or.tzor Stella Mercurio at email@example.com