4 Jul 2022

Environmental Sustainability Coordinator at Aga Khan University

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Job Description


Reporting to the Director, Campus Development- Tanzania, the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator will be responsible for environmental oversight of the Arusha site working towards a center of excellence for sustainability.

This position will be based in Arusha, Tanzania.

Areas of responsibilities:

  • Support carbon accounting and related reporting for all activities such as tree planting, natural growth and other related activities.
  • Gathering information for various site activities leading towards an Environmental Sustainability Center.
  • Writing reports and proposal for various initiatives towards a center of excellence.
  • Research International/Local educational institutions and baseline study of stakeholders and local communities that AKU can partner with to make this a reality. Also ascertain project impact over time.
  • Propose and undertake feasibilities reduction and adaptation measures to reduce harmful environmental practices.
  • Support the development of long-term strategic plan in the progression towards a center of excellence.
  • Support design and construction for future green buildings.
  • Support AKU’s environmental management activities specifically in developing institutional capacity for reporting and reducing activities producing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Establish the future sustainability performance management system.
  • Support in the launch of the living laboratory, graduate school of environmental sciences and center of excellence


  • Appropriate training and experience in Environmental Sustainability projects.
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability Sciences.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally
  • Ability to communicate in both English and Kiswahili is required. Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player – can work cooperatively and effectively with others
  • Analytical, problem-solving skills and good oral and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment


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Method of Application

If you meet the requirements of this position, please send your application package which should include an application letter, an updated CV to  [email protected] not later than 16,h July 2022.

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