Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Financially supporting Namibia’s communal conservancies and community forests

Opportunities

Opportunities are listed with the most recent ones at the top.

APPOINTMENT OF MEMBER(S)

Closing date: October 6, 2022

The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) is on behalf of its stakeholders looking for interested candidates with the relevant demonstrated experience in natural resource management, public and/or civic sector, business and/or governance to serve as a “Member” of the organisation. Membership is open to any natural person or organisation with similar objectives to that of CCFN (see summary below).

A Member is a fundamental part of the Governance of the organisation as he/she/it forms a part the General Assembly, highest internal oversight body of the institution. A member is expected to contribute to the General Meeting of members on matters prescribed by the Articles of Association of the organisation and its By-Laws representing the stakeholders in such matters.

Please refer to www.ccf-namibia.org for additional information that may be required. If you are interested in serving, we request that you send your nomination/expression of interest with a cover letter addressed to The Chairperson of the Board of Directors, supported by a detailed CV, no later than 6th October 2021 to info@ccf-namibia.org. with the subject heading “Expression of Interest – Member”. Alternatively drop off an envelope with the required documents physically at the offices of the organisation situated at Suite 7A, Southport Building, Mandume Ndemufayo Building, Namibia.

The Organisation

CCFN is a not-for-gain association with a mandate to raise, administer grow and disburse funding for the benefit of the Community Based Natural Resource Management programme (CBNRM) in Namibia. In so doing it aims to promote sustainable development of community conservancies, community forests and related natural resource management entities with a similar legal mandate that contributes to:

  • (a) conservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment and bio-diversity including the sustainable use of natural resources
  • (b) relief of poverty and improvement of livelihoods for the benefit of the members for the benefit of the members of the communal conservancies and community forests.

Amongst these are 84 communal conservancies and 45 community forests that work to sustainably manage their wildlife and other natural resources to improve the livelihoods of their members.

Membership and Responsibility of Members

The General Assembly comprises of a minimum seven (7) members who shall be responsible for executing the duties as prescribed by the Namibian Companies Act in respect of oversight of the institution. Included therein are the consideration of annual financial statements, appointment of directors, the appointment of auditors and all business laid before it.

Expected Frequency of Meetings

Members will be expected to meet for a meeting a minimum once annually, with potential for the calling of special meetings at any other time during the year where necessary.

Contact Details

For any additional information, you can contact Mr. Tapiwa Makiwa at ceo@ccf-namibia.org or call 0833217661.

RE-ADVERTISED. Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services to Draft/Develop Human-Wildlife Conflict Management Action Plans (HWCMAPS) for Communal conservancies

Closing date: April 29, 2021

RFP number:                                             KFW HWC 02-2021

KfW number:                                             BMZ 2017 68 514

RFP Launch Date:                                     29 March 2021

RFP closing date and time:                     *29 April 2021 at 12:00 noon.

Public Opening:                                        *29 April 2021 at 12:15 (immediately after tender closing)

RFP Description:                                      National Competitive Bidding - Provision of Consulting Services for the Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Project Executing Agency:                    Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

 

Objectives:                                  

The development of HWCMAP in targeted communal conservancies within five overarching landscapes. Each plan should be in co-ordination with a landscape level vision and strategy for HWCM across the landscape. This should include the alignment of zonation plans and coordination of HWC management between conservancies in the five landscapes for the following species: Elephant, Lion, Hyena, Cheetah, Leopard, Crocodile, Hippo and African Wild Dog.

The development of HWCMAP in the targeted conservancies within each landscape, must be carried out utilising the Facilitation Manual for HWC Management and Action Plan which provides guidelines for the development of a Human-Wildlife Conflict Management and Action Plan (HWCMAP).

This services tender will be guided by the January 2019 version of the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries” (refer to the homepage of KfW Development Bank: www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de).

The tender procedure is open to suitably qualified and experienced Consultants. Further information is contained in the Terms of Reference and “Standard Procurement Document (SPD)”which shall be only made available electronically, free of charge, upon request to the following representative of the project executing agency:

Project Manager

Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia

c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Unit 7A Southport Building, Hosea Kutako Drive

Windhoek, Namibia

 

Tel: 083 321 7661

Email: procurement@ccf-namibia.org

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Closing date: October 3, 2022

The Organisation

CCFN is a not-for-gain association aiming to promote and support sustainable financing of Namibia’s Community Based Natural Resource Management Programme. The organization supports communal conservancies, community forests and related community-based natural resources management entities and their beneficiaries. Amongst these are 84 communal conservancies and 45 community forests that work to sustainably manage their wildlife and other natural resources to improve the livelihoods of their members. The organization aims to serve primarily as a conduit between donors and the CBNRM Programme.

The Position

The Incumbent will work with the other team members, and various stakeholders and report to the Chief Executive Officer. He/she will be mainly responsible for:

  • Write a range of media material on the organization’s work and projects, ensuring it remains consistent, upbeat and delivered in a timely fashion\
  • Be the conduit of outgoing organization communications, adverts, invitations
  • Draft and distribute organization meeting minutes (internal and external) as may be appropriate
  • Support implementation of the organization’s communications plan
  • Coordinate the management and updating of information on the orgasation’s website and support the development and use of social media platforms
  • Periodically send out communique and other relevant information to stakeholders
  • Draft/design conceptually other communications material as directed from time to time
  • Take and maintain a library of key photographic material, video and audit content related to the organization’s activities.

The Person

Minimum requirements:

  • Young, vibrant professional to fit into a diverse team with the following minimum qualifications
  • A qualification in Journalism, Public Relations, Media Studies, Marketing or a related field
  • Practical experience in a similar role - written articles, written short stories, drafting/designing adverts, media releases etc.
  • Ability to work under tight time pressures and produce quality content unsupervised
  • General familiarity with social media and web content
  • Strong computer literacy
  • An interest in environmental issues (Experience in environmental issues will be an added advantage)

Competency Requirements:

  • Time management skills, can set priorities
  • Ability to liaise with counterparts in other organizations
  • Professional conduct and confidentiality
  • Detail oriented
  • Adherence to ethical conduct
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license

Interested

We offer a market related salary scale for the contract period. The candidate will be stationed in Windhoek with expectations to travel in and around Namibia. The closing date is 3rd October 2022. Suitably qualified Namibian citizens are encouraged to apply. We request that you e-mail your Cover letter, CV and Certified copies of qualification documents in PDF format to info@ccf-namibia.org. with the subject heading "Application for Vacancy – Communications Assistant".

Please noted that only electronic CVs will be accepted.

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services for the Development of the National African Wild Dog Conservation Strategy

Closing date: August 2, 2022

RFP number: KFW HWC 03-2022

KfW number: BMZ 2017 68 514

RFP Launch Date: 15 June 2022

RFP closing date and time: 02 August 2022 at 12:00 noon

RFP Description: National Competitive Bidding - Provision of Consulting Services for the Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Project Executing Agency: Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Objectives:

The overall objective of this consultancy is to assist the MEFT with the drafting of National African Wild Dog Conservation Strategy that would provide for sustainable conservation and management of African wild dogs occurring in Namibia.

This services tender will be guided by the January 2021 version of the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries” (refer to the homepage of KfW Development Bank: www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de.

The tender procedure is open to suitably qualified and experienced Consultants. Among other requirements as provided in the Standard Procurement Document (SPD), the Bidder(s) is/are required to have a minimum annual turnover of NAD 500,000.00. Further information is contained in the “Terms of Reference” and “SPD”, which shall be only made available electronically, free of charge, upon request to the following representative of the project executing agency:

Project Manager

Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia

c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Unit 7A Southport Building, Hosea Kutako Drive

Windhoek, Namibia

Email: procurement@ccf-namibia.org

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services to Update/enhance the project’s monitoring and evaluation framework, conduct baseline studies as applicable (including undertaking an attitude survey.

Closing date: June 24, 2022

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services to Update/enhance the project's monitoring and evaluation framework, conduct baseline studies as applicable (including undertaking an attitude survey.

RFP number: KFW HWC 01-2022

KfW number: BMZ 2017 68 514

RFP Launch Date: 10 May 2022

RFP closing date and time: 24 June 2022 at 12:00 noon

RFP Description: National Competitive Bidding - Provision of Consulting Services for the Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Project Executing Agency: Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Objectives:

The M & E Consultancy will provide the desired input to monitor and evaluate the project's contribution to achieving the desired impacts towards identified indicators.

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is an important component of programme management. The M&E of the Project will be carried out by the Project Management Team (PMT). To ensure effective M&E, the PMT will validate and update the baseline and target values of the Result Matrix and make the indicators SMART.

This services tender will be guided by the January 2021 version of the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries” (refer to the homepage of KfW Development Bank: www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de.

The tender procedure is open to suitably qualified and experienced Consultants. Among other requirements as provided in the Standard Procurement Document (SPD), the Bidder(s) is/are required to have a minimum annual turnover of NAD 300,000.00. Further information is contained in the "Terms of Reference" and "SPD", which shall be only made available electronically, free of charge, upon request to the following representative of the project executing agency:

Project Manager

Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia

c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Unit 7A Southport Building, Hosea Kutako Drive

Windhoek, Namibia

Tel: 083 321 7661

Email: procurement@ccf-namibia.org

Tender Notice: Rehabilitation of Twenty-eight (28) boreholes/waterpoints in identified conservancies/regions in Namibia.

Closing date: January 13, 2022

Tender number:                                KFW HWC Works 01/2022

KfW Project number:                      BMZ 2017 68 514

Tender Launch Date:                       29 November 2021

Tender closing date and time:    13 January 2022 at 12:00 noon

Public Opening:                                13 January 2022 at 12:15 (immediately after tender closing)

Tender Description:                         National Competitive Bidding - Provision of Works for Rehabilitation of Twenty-eight (28) boreholes/waterpoints in identified conservancies/regions in Namibia.

Project Executing Agency:              Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Objectives: Rehabilitation of Twenty-eight (28) boreholes/waterpoints as identified in the Terms of Reference, including borehole cleaning, installation of Solar-Powered Water Pumping Systems, pipelines, Construction of Reservoirs and Elephant Protection Walls as per specification of each site.

 The Twenty-eight (28) boreholes should be applied in lots as specified below:

Region

Borehole Location

Kunene Region

Lot 1

  1. Otuani (Otjambangu Conservancy),
  2. Otjitjeue (Otjikondavirongo conservancy)

Lot 2

  1. Otjomatemba (Ozondundu Conservancy)
  2. Otjapi-tjapi (Ozondundu conservancy)
  3. Otjomaoru (Ozondundu Conservancy)
  4. Okakuiju (Ozondundu Conservancy)

Lot 3

  1. Epunguue/Okohongo (Okangundumba Conservancy)
  2. Otjipoko (Okangundumba Conservancy)
  3. Omao (Okangundumba Conservancy)
  4. Okarumbu (Ozondudnu Conservancy)

Lot 4

  1. Otjotoko (Otuzemba Conservancy
  2. Otuzemba (Otuzemba Conservancy)
  3. Okahua (Otuzemba Conservancy)

Lot 5

  1. Okatumba (Okongoro Conservancy)
  2. Omatetetue (Okongoro Conservancy)
  3. Omireko (Okongoro Conservancy)
  4. Otjombande (Otjombande conservancy)

Lot 6

  1. Lekkerwater (#Khoadi//Hoas Conservancy)
  2. Dorsland (#Khoadi//Hoas Conservancy)
  3. Persainer (#Khoadi//Hoas Conservancy)
  4. Driehoek (#Khoadi//Hoas Conservancy)

Erongo Region

Lot 7

  1. Ozohere (Ohungu conservancy)

 Omusati Region

Lot 8

  1. Okakondo (Ehirovipuka Conservancy)
  2. Otjenova (Ehirovipuka Conservancy)
  3. Kamdescha (#Khoadi //hoas Conservancy)

 Oshikoto Region

Lot 9

  1. Tanatsau BH-01 (King Nehale Conservancy)
  2. Tanatsau BH-02 (King Nehale Conservancy)
  3. Tanatsau BH-03 (King Nehale Conservancy)

This tender will be guided by the January 2019 version of the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries” (refer to the homepage of KfW Development Bank: www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de.

The tender procedure is open to suitably qualified and experienced contractors. Further information is contained in the “ “Standard Procurement Document (SPD)”, Terms of Reference”, and Bill of Quantity ,which shall be only made available electronically, free of charge, upon request from the following representative of the project executing agency:

The Procurement Department

Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia

c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Unit 7A Southport Building, Hosea Kutako Drive

Windhoek, Namibia

Tel: 083 321 7661

Email: procurement@ccf-namibia.org

NB* CCFN Offices will be closed from the 22 December 2021 to 07 January 2022.

NOTICE OF EXTENSION: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Closing date: June 30, 2021

The Poverty Orientated Support to Community Conservation in Namibia (POSCC) - Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) project announces the First call for Grants. The objective of the project is to contribute to biodiversity conservation and rural development in Namibia’s communal conservancies through the establishment of sustainable human-wildlife conflict management systems.

The POSCC Small grants program will provide funding for measurements to mitigate HWC caused by the following key species: elephants, Lion, Hyena, Leopard, Wild dog, Cheetah, Crocodile and Hippo. When considering the eligibility of a conservancy for support from the Project, the following will be reviewed:

  • High rate of HWC incidents and extensive losses due to HWC in an HWC hotspot.
  • If an HWCMAP has not been developed and/or updated because of the implications of COVID-19 restrictions, then the grant proposal must show alignment to the existing HWCMAP (where one is available), the National HWC policies, and/or relevant species management plans applicable to the targeted beneficiaries areas.
  • That in the event that the HWCMAP has not been approved by the Conservancy AGM because of the implications of the COVID-19 restrictions then the approval can be left to the Conservancy Management Committee (CMC).
  • Reasonable and acceptable level of compliance with SOPs (as guided by the MEFT’s Compliance team) considering the implications of COVID-19 and prevailing directives and regulations.
  • Agreement to accept a qualified external bookkeeper if requested.
  • Agreement to accept external governance support if required; Agreement to contribute funding for offset payments where possible.
  • Agreement to contribute to other Project measures (in line with the financial capacities of the conservancy);

A grant application should focus on one problem-causing species and one landscape. A grant application can be submitted jointly by a conservancy or cluster of conservancies along with an implementation support organization (ISO). A partnership roles and responsibilities statement, signed by all parties (the conservancies and the ISO), should accompany the grant application.

This announcement invites the 44 targeted communal conservancies (see the list on the CCFN website: https://www.ccf-namibia.org) to submit project proposals. The Technical Advisory Panel (TAP)with the approval of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) will select the most qualified proposals as guided by the guidelines and procedures outlined in the POSCC Small Grants Manual, which is available at https://www.ccf-namibia.org. All applicants are encouraged to study the Grants Manual before submitting the proposal, as documents which are not conforming to the guidelines in the Manual will not be considered.

Proposals must be submitted using the template available at https://www.ccf-namibia.org and include one original and two copies in hard copy as well as a CD with the documents as MS Word file to:


Poverty Support to Community Support to Community Conservation in Namibia
17A South- Port

Mandume Ndemufayo street
P.O Box 28135, Aus Valley
Windhoek
Proposals must be received no later than Wednesday, 30 June 2021, at 17:00. Late submissions will not be accepted.


Questions may be addressed to:
The Project Manager:
Poverty Support to Community Support to Community Conservation in Namibia
17A South- Port
Mandume Ndemufayo street
P.O Box 28135, Aus Valley
Windhoek
Phone number: (083) 321 7661
Email address: pmanager@ccf-namibia.org

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services to Draft/Develop Human – Wildlife Conflict Management Action Plans (HWCMAPS) for Communal conservancies for the following landscapes: Khaudum and East – South of the Veterinary Fence (OTJOZONDJUPA)

Closing date: June 22, 2021

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services to Draft/Develop Human - Wildlife Conflict Management Action Plans (HWCMAPS) for Communal conservancies for the following landscapes: Khaudum and East – South of the Veterinary Fence (OTJOZONDJUPA) as per the TOR:

 

RFP number:                                             KFW HWC 02-2021

KfW number:                                             BMZ 2017 68 514

RFP Launch Date:                                     09 June 2021

RFP closing date and time:                      22 June 2021 at 12:00 noon

Public Opening:                                        22 June 2021 at 12:15 (immediately after tender closing)

RFP Description:                                      National Competitive Bidding - Provision of Consulting Services for the Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Project Executing Agency:                      Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

 

Objectives:                                  

The development of HWCMAP in targeted communal conservancies within five overarching landscapes. Each plan should be in co-ordination with a landscape level vision and strategy for HWCM across the landscape. This should include the alignment of zonation plans and coordination of HWC management between conservancies in the five landscapes for the following species: Elephant, Lion, Hyena, Cheetah, Leopard, Crocodile, Hippo and African Wild Dog.

The development of HWCMAP in the targeted conservancies within each landscape, must be carried out utilising the Facilitation Manual for HWC Management and Action Plan which provides guidelines for the development of a Human-Wildlife Conflict Management and Action Plan (HWCMAP).

This services tender will be guided by the January 2019 version of the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries” (refer to the homepage of KfW Development Bank: www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de).

The tender procedure is open to suitably qualified and experienced Consultants. Further information is contained in the Terms of Reference and “Standard Procurement Document (SPD)”which shall be only made available electronically, free of charge, upon request to the following representative of the project executing agency:

Project Manager

Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia

c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia

Unit 7A Southport Building, Hosea Kutako Drive

Windhoek, Namibia

Tel: 083 321 7661

Email: procurement@ccf-namibia.org

First Call for Proposals under the Poverty Orientated Support to Community Conservation in Namibia (POSCCIN)

Closing date: May 31, 2021

The Poverty Orientated Support to Community Conservation in Namibia (POSCCIN) project in light of its objectives in respect of Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) Mitigation in Namibia’s Communal Conservancies hereby announces the First Call for Proposals under the project.

The objective of this part of the project is to contribute to biodiversity conservation and rural development in Namibia’s communal conservancies through the establishment of sustainable human-wildlife conflict management systems.

The POSCCIN-HWC Small grants program will provide funding for measurements to mitigate HWC caused by the following key species: Elephant, Lion, Hyena, Leopard, Wild dog, Cheetah, Crocodile and  Hippo in the conservancies with the highest number of incidents as identified within the project. When considering the eligibility of a conservancy for support from the Project, the following will be reviewed:

  • High rate of HWC incidents and extensive losses due to HWC in an HWC hotspot.
  • If an HWCMAP has not been developed and/or updated because of the implications of COVID-19 restrictions, then the grant proposal must show alignment to the existing HWCMAP (where one is available), the National HWC policies, and/or relevant species management plans applicable to the targeted beneficiaries areas.
  • That if the HWCMAP has not been approved by the Conservancy AGM because of the implications of the COVID-19 restrictions then the approval can be left to the Conservancy Management Committee (CMC).
  • Reasonable and acceptable level of compliance with SOPs (as guided by the MEFT’s Compliance team) considering the implications of COVID-19 and prevailing directives and regulations.
  • Agreement to accept a qualified external bookkeeper if requested.
  • Agreement to accept external governance support if required; Agreement to contribute funding for offset payments where possible.
  • Agreement to contribute to other Project measures (in line with the financial capacities of the conservancy).

A grant application should focus on one problem-causing species in a conservancy or one landscape. A grant application can be submitted jointly by a conservancy or cluster of conservancies along with an implementation support organization (ISO) or consultant selected from the pre-qualification listing provided. A partnership roles and responsibilities statement, signed by all parties (the conservancies and the ISO/Consultant), should accompany the grant application.

This announcement invites the 43 targeted communal conservancies (see the list on the CCFN website: https://www.ccf-namibia.org) to submit project proposals. The Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) with the approval of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) will select the most qualified proposals as guided by the guidelines and procedures outlined in the POSCCIN Small Grants Manual, which is available at https://www.ccf-namibia.org and on requested (as adjusted for COVID specific matters). All applicants are encouraged to study the Grants Manual before submitting the proposal, as documents which are not conforming to the guidelines in the Manual will not be considered.

Proposals must be submitted using the template available at https://www.ccf-namibia.org and include one original and two copies in hard copy as well as a CD/memory stick with the documents as MS Word file to:


Poverty Support to Community Support to Community Conservation in Namibia
c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia
Suite 17A Southport Building
Mandume Ndemufayo street
P.O Box 28135, Auas Valley
Windhoek


Proposals must be received no later than Monday, 31 May 2021, at 17:00. Late submissions will not be accepted.


Questions may be addressed to:
The Project Manager:
Poverty Support to Community Support to Community Conservation in Namibia
c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia
Suite 17A Southport Building
Mandume Ndemufayo street
P.O Box 28135, Aus Valley
Windhoek
Phone number: (083) 321 7661
Email address: pmanager@ccf-namibia.org

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services to Draft/Develop Human – Wildlife Conflict Management Action Plans (HWCMAPS) for Communal conservancies

Closing date: April 20, 2021

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services to Draft/Develop Human - Wildlife
Conflict Management Action Plans (HWCMAPS) for Communal conservancies as per the
TOR:


RFP number: KFW HWC 02-2021
KfW number: BMZ 2017 68 514
RFP Launch Date: 29 March 2021
RFP closing date and time: *20 April 2021 at 12:00 noon
Public Opening: *20 April 2021 at 12:15 (immediately after tender closing)
RFP Description: National Competitive Bidding - Provision of Consulting Services for the Community Conservation Fund of Namibia
Project Executing Agency: Community Conservation Fund of Namibia


Objectives:
The development of HWCMAP in targeted communal conservancies within five overarching landscapes. Each plan should be in co-ordination with a landscape level vision and strategy for HWCM across the landscape. This should include the alignment of zonation plans and coordination of HWC management between conservancies in the five landscapes for the following species: Elephant, Lion, Hyena, Cheetah, Leopard, Crocodile, Hippo and African Wild Dog.

The development of HWCMAP in the targeted conservancies within each landscape, must be carried out utilizing the Facilitation Manual for HWC Management and Action Plan which provides guidelines for the development of a Human-Wildlife Conflict Management and Action Plan (HWCMAP).

This services tender will be guided by the January 2019 version of the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods, and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries” (refer to the homepage of KfW Development Bank: www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de).

The tender procedure is open to suitably qualified and experienced Consultants. Further information is contained in the “Terms of Reference” and “Standard Procurement Document (SPD)”, which shall be only made available electronically, free of charge, upon request to the following representative of the project executing agency:

Project Manager
Poverty Oriented Support to Community
Conservation in Namibia
c/o Community Conservation Fund of Namibia
Unit 7A Southport Building, Hosea Kutako Drive
Windhoek, Namibia
Tel: 083 321 7661
Email: procurement@ccf-namibia.org
*Extended from 15th April 2021 to 20th April 2021

Project Technical Assistant

Closing date: October 23, 2020

CCFN is a not for gain association aiming to promote and support communal conservancies and related community-based natural resources management initiatives. It is a newly established Namibian organisation, consisting of a board and founding members who have distinguished track records in social and environmental advocacy and business. There are currently 83 communal conservancies in Namibia that work to sustainably manage their wildlife and other natural resources to improve the livelihoods of conservancy members. CCFN has a clearly defined role in support of community-based natural resource management and aims to serve primarily as a conduit between donors and conservancies.

The organisation is seeking a Project Assistant/ Technical Assistant under a donor-funded Project entitled Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia for a duration of 18 months duration. The incumbent must be dynamic, energetic, and open minded individual whose skills set, experience and knowledge will enable results delivery under minimal supervision.  If you can clearly communicate with others in a way that will inspire them and if you are keen to take on new and stimulating endeavor that will offer you an opportunity to participate in sustainable transformation, then this position will appeal to you.

Project Assistant/ Technical Assistant

THE POSITION

The Incumbent will work with the Project Management Team and various Stakeholders and report to the Project Manager. He/she will be responsible for:

  1. Aiding and coordinating the day-to-day project management and administrative activities of the Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia project as assigned.
  2. Ensure that grantees and consultants progress reports are followed up, received, reviewed, recorded, actioned and filed regularly. 
  3. Carrying out other projects administrative and grant-making support services as provided in the positions’ detailed job description.

 Key areas of focus will be:

  • Grant evaluation: administrative and compliance management of grants.
  • Grant Monitoring: assist with data analysis, site visits, inspections etc. correspondence with applicants and grantees.
  • Finance and administration: assist with finance administration and other office logistics.

 THE PERSON

Minimum academic and experience requirements:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ relevant work experience in the Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) sector.

 COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Collaborative working style and team-player attitude.
  • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem-solving.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethics.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity with demonstrated listening and diplomatic skills.
  • A valid driver’s license is a must.

INTERESTED?

We offer a market-related salary scale for the project duration. The candidate will be stationed in Windhoek. The closing date is 23 October 2020. Suitably qualified Namibians are encouraged to apply. We request that you e-mail your CV and Certified copies of qualification documents in PDF format to info@ccf-namibia.org. Only electronic CVs will be accepted. In the event that you do not receive any acknowledge of your application within 5 working days, please contact us on 083 321 7661.

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EoI) FOR CONSULTING SERVICES

Closing date: October 14, 2020

The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) is an association not-for-gain incorporated under Section 21 of Namibia’s Companies Act of 2004. The organization was registered in 2017 to pursue a sustainable financing model for the Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) programme in Namibia.

CCFN was appointed by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) to be the Project Executing Agency (PEA) responsible for the overall management of a project titled “Poverty Oriented Support to Communal Conservation in Namibia”. The Project’s main objective is to contribute to biodiversity conservation and rural development through the establishment of sustainable Human-Wildlife-Conflict (HWC) management systems in Namibia’s communal conservancies. The Project is co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (through the KfW Development Bank). As a response to the ongoing Covi19 pandemic, an additional project objective to assist communal conservancies in mitigating the impact on the virus and their communities has been identified. CCFN is executing the project in cooperation with the MEFT and other relevant stakeholders for a period of 4 years.

As per the requirement of the Project’s Implementation Manual, CCFN hereby invites potential suppliers to express interest by submitting their documents for a pre-qualification evaluation. The objective of this pre-qualification exercise is to receive applications from a broad range of potential consultants (institutions, organizations, and individuals alike) for evaluation to establish a database/listing of consultants who meet the specified criteria for supplying the Project with goods required in the first year of project implementation (2020). This invitation is the first step of a two-stage procurement process. The list of pre-qualified consultants will provide the basis for restricted invitations to tender or provide quotations. As the need for each service as listed below arises during the year, relevant Terms of Reference will be sent to pre-qualified consultants to request technical and/or financial proposals. For each subsequent invitation to tender/quote, at least the top-five pre-qualified suppliers for the service will be given preference. Kindly submit a complete company profile and other relevant supporting documents whichever is applicable.

Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in bulk for the below items:

  • Disposable face Masks (3 ply)
  • Hand Gloves
  • Alcohol-based hand sanitizers (alcohol > 60%)
  • Face Shields
  • Bottle sprays
  • Washable cotton face masks

A request to obtain the Standard Pre-Qualification Document (SPQ) for this EoI should be addressed to The Project Finance and procurement officer by email at procurement@ccf-namibia.org

All inquiries or requests for clarification should be received 10 days before the closing date indicated below. Responses to any inquiries (including an explanation of the query) will be circulated to all applicants without identifying the source of inquiry.

Submission of EOI

The standard prequalification documents of Expression of Interest shall be submitted to the attention of The Finance and Procurement Officer (not later than 14 October 2020 @ 12H00 local time) at the following address:

Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia
c/o Community Conservation Fund (CCFN),
Suite 7A Southport Building, Southern Industrial Area,
Windhoek, Namibia

Or alternatively emails to procurement@ccf-namibia.org

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EoI) FOR CONSULTING SERVICES

Closing date: October 6, 2020

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST(EoI) FOR CONSULTING SERVICES REI No: KFW HWC 02-2020 – BMZ 2017 68 514

The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) is an association not-for-gain incorporated under Section 21 of Namibia’s Companies Act of 2004. The organization was registered in 2017 to pursue a sustainable financing model for the Community Based- Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) programme in Namibia.

CCFN was appointed by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism (MEFT) to be the Project Executing Agency (PEA) responsible for the overall management of a project titled “Poverty Oriented Support to Communal Conservation in Namibia”. The Project’s main objective is to contribute to biodiversity conservation and rural development through the establishment of sustainable Human-Wildlife-Conflict (HWC) management systems in Namibia’s communal conservancies. The Project is co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (through the KfW Development Bank). A grant has been allocated into the sinking fund for the HWC financing window of the CCFN. CCFN is executing the project in cooperation with the MEFT and other relevant stakeholders for 4 years.

As per the requirement of the Project’s Implementation Manual, CCFN hereby invites potential suppliers to express interest by submitting their documents for a pre-qualification evaluation. The objective of this pre-qualification exercise is to receive applications from a broad range of potential consultants (institutions, organizations, and individuals alike) for evaluation to establish a database/listing of consultants who meet the specified criteria for supplying the Project with certain consulting services required in the first year of project implementation (2020). This invitation is the first step of a two-stage procurement process. The list of pre-qualified consultants will provide the basis for restricted invitations to tender or provide quotations. As the need for each service as listed below arises during the year, relevant Terms of Reference will be sent to pre-qualified consultants to request technical and/or financial proposals. For each subsequent invitation to tender/quote, at least the top-five pre-qualified suppliers for the service will be given preference. Kindly submit a complete Curriculum Vitae and/or company profile and other relevant supporting documents whichever is applicable.

List of Consulting Services Required

a) Coordinate and facilitate the HWC project activities in the different clusters an act as Implementation Support Organizations (ISO). The ISOs will mobilize qualified staff who may:

  • Facilitate planning notably for support to developing funding proposals for submission to CCFN.
  • Carry out support to the actual implementation of approved proposals/field implementation of agreed measures according to contracts signed.
  • Manage the financial resources following the Grant contracts and submit progress reports.

b) GIS and Mapping.
c) Review of existing and further development of guidelines for HWC management planning, monitoring & communication.
d) Story telling (Authoring/writing) services for project communications and outreach.
e) Environmental and Social compliance review of funded project measures.
f) Proof reading and formatting of Project Reports and documentation

A request to obtain the Standard Pre-Qualification Document (SPQ) for this EoI should be addressed to The Project Finance and procurement officer by email at procurement@ccf-namibia.org

NB: Each service should be applied for separately on its dedicated SPQ document, An SPQ document completed and containing more than one service will be disregarded.

All inquiries or requests for clarification should be received 10 days before the closing date indicated below. Responses to any inquiries (including an explanation of the query) will be circulated to all applicants without identifying the source of inquiry.

Submission of EOI

The standard prequalification documents of Expression of Interest shall be submitted to the attention of The Finance and Procurement Officer not later than 06 October 2020 @ 12H00 local time) at the following address:

Poverty Oriented Support to Community Conservation in Namibia
c/o Community Conservation Fund (CCFN),
Suite 7A Southport Building, Southern Industrial Area,
Windhoek, Namibia

Or alternatively emails to procurement@ccf-namibia.org

Request for submission of Expression of Interest(EOI): Goods, consulting and non-consultancy services. REI No: KFW HWC 01-2020 – BMZ 2017 68 514

Closing date: June 16, 2020

The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) is an association not-for-gain incorporated under Section 21 of Namibia’s Companies Act of 2004. The organisation was registered in 2017 to pursue a sustainable financing model for the Community Based- Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) programme in Namibia.

CCFN has been appointed by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) to be the Project Executing Agency (PEA) responsible for the overall management of the project titled “Poverty Oriented Support to Communal Conservation in Namibia”. The Project’s main objective is to contribute to biodiversity conservation and rural development through the establishment of sustainable Human-Wildlife-Conflict (HWC) management systems in Namibia’s communal conservancies. The Project is co-financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (through the KfW Development Bank). A grant has been allocated into the sinking fund for the HWC financing window of the CCFN. CCFN will be executing the project in cooperation with the MEFT and other relevant stakeholders for 4 years.

As per the requirement of the Project’s Implementation Manual, the CCFN hereby invites potential suppliers to express interest by submitting their documents for a pre-qualification evaluation. The objective of this pre-qualification stage is to receive applications from a broad range of potential consultants (institutions, organizations and individuals alike) for evaluation to establish a database/listing of suppliers and consultants who meet the specified criteria for supplying the Project with certain goods, consulting and non-consulting services required in the first year of project implementation (2020).

CCFN Project Manager

Closing date: May 14, 2019

The organisation is seeking a Project Manager for an upcoming donor funded Project on Human Wildlife Conflict management in Communal Conservancies in Namibia for a 48 month duration. The incumbent must be and dynamic and energetic and open minded individual whose skills set, experience and knowledge will enable results delivery under minimal supervision. If you can clearly communicate to others in a way that will inspire them and if you are keen to take on new and stimulating endeavor that will offer you the opportunity participate in sustainable transformation, then this position will appeal to you.

CCFN Project Finance and Procurement Officer

Closing date: May 14, 2019

The organisation is seeking a Project Finance and Procurement Officer for an upcoming donor funded Project with a duration of 48 months and to support the global work of the organisation. The incumbent must be an open-minded, dynamic and energetic individual whose skills set, experience and knowledge is capable producing results under minimal supervision. If you can clearly communicate to others in a way that will inspire them and if you are keen to take on new and stimulating endeavor that will offer you the opportunity participate in sustainable transformation, then this position will appeal to you.

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