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Project Assistant

Project Assistant

We are seeking qualified candidates to join the small Fundação Príncipe team to support the delivery of this exciting and ambitious project.

About the position

Salary: EUR 18,000 – EUR 20,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: 20 month fixed-term contract

Location: Santo Antonio, Príncipe, São Tomé & Príncipe

FFI and FP have initiated a project with a consortium of partners aiming to strengthen the conservation of the unique marine biodiversity of São Tomé and Príncipe. Funded by the Blue Action Fund and Arcadia, a charitable trust of Peter Baldwin and Lisbet Rausing, the project’s overall goal is to establish a network of marine protected areas across São Tomé & Príncipe using a co-management approach. We are seeking qualified candidates to join the small Fundação Príncipe team to support the delivery of this exciting and ambitious project. Employed directly by FFI and under secondment to FP, you will be based on the island of Príncipe.

You will contribute to island-wide conservation activity with a particular focus on protected area establishment and community co-management. The role will support the delivery of the project through provision of administrative, communications and technical support, including survey design and data management.

The post would be ideal for someone with strong organisational and communications skills and experience in terrestrial or marine ecology and biodiversity conservation linked to sustainable livelihoods. You will use your technical skills and practical experience in using science to support data management and monitoring of project impacts.

A strong team player, you will enjoy working in a dynamic team environment where creative approaches and thinking are required to deliver project concepts. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level qualification in a relevant discipline and some experience in a related role and in working in remote and sometimes challenging environments are expected. In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within two ground breaking and entrepreneurial organisations, at the forefront of marine conservation.

 

more info & apply

To view the document for further details of the position and how to apply visit:

https://www.fauna-flora.org/job/project-assistant-fundacao-principe-sao-tome-principe

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 25 February 2020.