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Assistant Research Officer - Tenerife, Madagascar, Costa Rica, Belize, Fiji & Tanzania

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Environmental, CSR & Sustainability
Location   Spain (Islands)
Town/City   Tenerife, Madagascar, Costa Rica, Belize, Fiji & Tanzania
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   First Level
Deadline   30/11/2017
Company Name   Frontier - The Society for Environmental Exploration
Contact Name   Steven Bratten
Telephone   0207 613 2422
Fax   0207 613 2992
Email   staff@frontier.ac.uk
Website   Further Details / Applications
Directory Entry : Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods.
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Description  

Frontier are seeking Assistant Research Officers for our terrestrial and marine projects.

 

Background

Established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), Frontier has been an innovator in creating quality volunteer programmes across the globe. Since then, Frontier has grown to operate over 330 capacity-building conservation, community and adventure projects in over 60 countries, spanning 5 continents. Over the past 26 years Frontier has had volunteers of more than 30 nationalities take part in projects all around the world, making Frontier a truly international organisation with a global impact.

 

Job Description

The primary function of an Assistant Research Officer is to assist with all aspects of the research programme involving daily supervision of research team, data analysis and report writing.

More specifically, the role involves:

  • Assisting the Principal Investigator with the development and implementation of the research programme
  • Daily supervision of volunteer Research Assistants
  • Supervision, management and training of volunteers/assistants
  • Preparation of project reports and publication of results in scientific journals
  • Assist with project logistics and administration

 

Requirements

  • Graduate in an environmental or biological science discipline
  • First aid qualification
  • Experience of data analysis & report-writing
  • Excellent written/oral communication & presentation skills
  • Administrative & time management skills and ability to train research assistants
  • Demonstrable commitment to conservation
  • Resilient & mature, with the ability to work as a team in basic living conditions

Although these attributes are ideal, every application is carefully considered and this post is an opportunity for less experienced individuals to gain overseas field experience of research, project and volunteer management and training.

For further details and to apply please visit: www.frontier.ac.uk or send a CV and Cover Letter to staff@frontier.ac.uk

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