Location: Morondava, Madagascar
Closing date for applications: March 8, 2024 at 6pm UTC +3
Start date: as soon as possible
Contract duration: initial 2 year contract, with a 6 month probation period
Remuneration: competitive salary, based on experience
We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities
Blue Ventures is a marine conservation organization that puts people first. We support coastal fishers in remote and rural communities to rebuild fisheries, restore ocean life and build lasting pathways to prosperity. Our work began two decades ago in Madagascar’s remote coastal communities and is growing globally. Across a dozen countries, we’re partnering with traditional fishers and community organizations to design, scale, strengthen and sustain fisheries management and conservation at the community level. We bring partners together in networks to advocate for reform, and share tools and best practices to support fishing communities across the globe.
Summary job description
Blue Ventures is recruiting a Senior Project Coordinator who will have the overall management responsibilities to lead and coordinate the project. They will ensure timely delivery of the project’s activities and outputs, that funds are timely and accurately managed, and that the donor’s rules are adhered to, whilst driving the project forward with a focus on impact. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of managing large and complex projects, ideally in remote and isolated locations. We want you to demonstrate your ability to lead a team by using adaptive management skills, both programmatically and financially. You will need excellent interpersonal skills to manage the multi stakeholder relationships and strong communications skills including fluency in both English and French. The post holder will be based in Morondava and will report to the Head of Programme Management with close collaboration, technical support and oversight from the Global Field Programmes team (based in the UK). This job requires fieldwork, which may be weather and tide dependent, therefore some flexibility will be necessary.
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