Health-Environment Project Manager
About the organization
We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities
Blue Ventures (BV) 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
We are recruiting a Health-Environment Project Manager to support the growth of the Madagascar PHE Network – a dynamic national learning network that Blue Ventures supports in Madagascar – bringing together health and environmental organisations to encourage the uptake of rights-based, cross-sector partnerships for conservation and sustainable development. This new UK-based position will provide a broad range of project management support to the PHE network team to enable them to grow and deliver various initiatives (partner training, resource development, multi-site research, innovation to reach “last mile” communities with family planning and other health services) as part of an interdisciplinary consortium.
The successful candidate will be a motivated, proactive and highly organised individual with extensive project management experience working with institutional funders and diverse stakeholders in low-resource settings, and a good command of French.
We are looking for an individual who is open to new ideas and embraces innovation, who has a strong commitment to human rights, and ideally who has experience working at the intersection of conservation and public health. Assessment of applications will include alignment with Blue Ventures’ core values and mission to support rights-based approaches to marine conservation and integrated health-environment programming. You will thrive in environments that are fast-paced, collegiate and ambitious, and
Applicants should apply online via the Blue Ventures website by 23 February 2020.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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