Blue Ventures Job Vacancy: Project Manager - Anjouan, Comoros

Position Title: Marine Project Manager with our partner Dahari

Location: Anjouan, Comoros

Closing date for applications: 15th February at 6pm GMT

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: Full time position with our partner Dahari, 12 month contract, with opportunities for renewal

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience + partial insurance coverage and annual return flight, bespoke training and ongoing support from Blue Ventures

Organisation Overview

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. 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
In order to continue the work of Dahari’s groundbreaking marine programme, we are recruiting a Project Manager, based in Anjouan, Comoros. The right candidate will receive a bespoke induction and ongoing training from Blue Ventures staff, both in the UK and in the Comoros. This position will oversee Dahari’s community marine programme, implementing the strategy for community-based resource management. The role is responsible for line-managing the marine team and assisting communities to manage local marine areas in Anjouan.

Reporting to Dahari Technical Director and Programmes Manager, with close in-country support from the Blue Ventures Fisheries Technician, the Marine Project Manager will benefit from the wider Blue Ventures network, which will provide technical and strategic support and guidance in fisheries monitoring, market-based approaches and community-led conservation.


Application Process
Applicants should apply online, using the form below, by 15th February 2019.

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.