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Site Leader, Velondriake LMMA

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location Madagascar - Africa
Town/City Andavadoaka
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/01/2016
Company Name Blue Ventures
Contact Name Frances Humber
Telephone +44 (0)20 8341 9819
Fax +44 (0)800 066 4032
Email jobs@blueventures.org
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Blue Ventures is seeking a dynamic and independent Site Leader to lead development and delivery of BV’s strategic vision for integrated conservation initiatives in the Velondriake LMMA, which recently gained Marine Protected Area (MPA) status by decree. The site leader will also oversee activities in neighbouring LMMAs Teariake and Manjaboake.

The candidate, reporting to the Community Conservation Coordinator (CCC), will have a passion for working with communities and be committed to living in a remote area to build relations with partner communities.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in development and/or conservation to provide leadership, guidance and technical support to our multi-disciplinary and integrated team on the site. Working in close collaboration with national-level programme technical leads, the site manager will line manage site-based programme coordinators overseeing projects relating to sustainable fisheries, community health, community-based aquaculture, mangrove conservation and education, as well as supporting implementation of programme monitoring and evaluation and overseeing BV’s on-the-ground support for the Velondriake MPA. The site manager will liaise frequently with our office in Toliara as well as other stakeholders in southwest Madagascar such as NGOs, private sector partners and government bodies.

For full details please visit: https://blueventures.org/job/site_leader/

Applicants should send the application form, cover letter and a recent copy of their CV (with full address, telephone and e-mail contact details of three professional and academic referees) to jobs@blueventures.org. Please include the reference “Site Leader” in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is  31 January 2016.



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