The DRC lead will provide leadership and manages the strategic planning, fundraising and implementation of Rainforest Alliance activities in DRC, which include sustainable forestry and sustainable agriculture programs in multiple commodities and themes as well as implementation of donor funded projects. S/he harnesses the institutional strategy of driving landscape and sector transformation to meet country needs, to contribute technically on sub-regional issues and leads integrated program design and implementation to high quality standards. One important aspect of the position will be to contribute to the implementation of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded project entitled " Promoting the effective management of Salonga National Park by creating community forests and improving the well-being of local communities ". The project is implemented by the United Nation Environment Program (UNE) and Executed by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD), with support from Rainforest Alliance and Action d'Aide Sanitaire et de Développement aux plus Démunis (AASD) . The project aims to improve the protection of Salonga National Park’s biodiversity by reducing pressures on the Park’s wildlife, forests and habitats through community-based management of forests and the promotion of sustainable development alternatives to strengthen livelihoods in the Monkoto Corridor.. A field office will be established at Monkoto.