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National Fisheries Programme Lead

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Location   Madagascar
Town/City   Antananarivo
Salary   Competitive salary based on experience
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   01/11/2018
Company Name   Blue Ventures
Contact Name   Charlotte Coombes
Telephone   +44 (0)20 8341 9819
Fax   +44 (0)800 066 4032
Email   madagascar@blueventures.org
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Position Title: National Fisheries Programme Lead

Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Closing date for applications: 1 November 2018

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: Permanent

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience

Organisation Overview

Blue Ventures is an award-winning marine conservation organisation working to rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities. We’re committed to protecting marine biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal people. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to advancing the rights of small-scale fishers throughout the coastal tropics.

Summary Job Description

We are recruiting a highly passionate person to join our central coordination team in Antananarivo in the implementation of the national fisheries programme strategy.  Heading a dynamic team of 20 people and collaborating with our key partners including the communities themselves, you will be responsible for developing and supporting implementation of incentive-based, innovative and adaptive models of local fisheries resource management in extremely rich and varied natural and cultural environments.

The role will involve frequent trips to all the intervention sites along the west coast of Madagascar: Tsimipaika Bay (Diana region), Mahajamba Bay (Boeny/Sofia regions), the Barren Isles protected area (Melaky region), and all the intervention sites in southwest Madagascar, from Morondava to Toliara (Menabe and Atsimo-Andrefana regions)

Application Process

Applicants should apply online, using the form below, by 1 November 2018.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first-round interviews may be conducted with short-listed candidates before the application deadline.

All shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

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