The purpose of this position is to provide the strategic leadership to ensure the conservation and protection of NNR and its biodiversity, whilst delivering benefits to the local community, developing tourism potential, and maintaining strong partnerships with ANAC, local and national government bodies, and private tourism operators. Niassa Reserve co-management is implemented through a senior management team of the ANAC Reserve Warden and the WCS Reserve Manager - who is also the WCS Project Director. The Warden is responsible for coordination with local, provincial and national bodies, whilst the Reserve Manager is responsible for operations. This requires close coordination and a strong planning, reporting and communications framework. Together, the Warden and Reserve Manager must lead a management team to implement strategies and plans to secure NNR for the long term, and ensure the sustainable use of the Reserve's natural resources.