Position Title: Fisheries Officer
Location: Mozambique with significant travel throughout East Africa
Closing date for applications: 28th April 2019
Start date: June 2019
Contract duration: Full-time position, 12-month contract, with opportunities for renewal
Remuneration: Competitive salary, based on experience
Additional information: Please note that this position is open to Mozambican nationals only
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 where there is a fundamental unmet need to support human development.
Summary Job Description
We are currently recruiting a Fisheries officer to support our efforts in assisting local partner organisations in East Africa, based in Mozambique. The role will entail providing technical assistance to partner organisations involved in community-based fisheries management, and sharing technical and marine resource management experiences.
The successful candidate will provide bespoke training and technical support to local partners in all aspects of fisheries assessment and management, including monitoring and evaluation of landings particularly in the design and use of mobile-based data collection systems and supporting local partners in efforts to assist communities in the management of target small-scale fisheries
Additional responsibilities will include working with partner organisations and colleagues in Blue Ventures’ conservation team to plan community exchanges to share learning and best practice in tropical small-scale fisheries management and locally-led marine conservation
Applicants should apply online, using the form below, by 28th April 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.