Coordina un proyecto de conservación marina en Fiji ~

9 de julio de 2020

Coordina un proyecto de conservación marina en Fiji

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Reporting to: Operations Managers

Responsible to: The Directors of the Society & the Operations Managers, London HQ

Location: Marine Field Projects in Fiji


Responsible for the successful running of the project including management of volunteers, logistics and administration of the project

To ensure the health and safety of all volunteers and field staff involved in the project, dealing with any medical incidents should they arise, being ready to initiate and implement an emergency medical evacuation procedure if necessary.
Management, support and development of volunteers / research assistants in all aspects of their participation on the project.
Organisation and supervision of camp activities and the schedule of Research Assistants camp duties. Preparation of a camp work schedule taking into account all relevant safety, physical, logistic and financial considerations.
To manage local Frontier employees, camp assistant, driver, guards, as appropriate including payment of wages as and when necessary.
Administration and control of project budget, ensuring that expenditure does not exceed allocated funds. Over spending will be recovered from future budgets.
To develop proposals for work with other potential sites/organizations (including site visits and meetings as and when required).

To oversee and arrange arrival of new volunteers and project staff, arranging immigration, visas, work permits, transport, accommodation and briefing volunteers and staff on all aspects of country life upon their arrival in country.
To ensure that all volunteers / research assistants are deployed constructively, usefully and enjoyably and will ensure the discipline and good behaviour of all members of the project.
To act as deputy to the Principle Investigator and take on overall leadership of the project should the necessity arise.
To send through RA updates to LHQ during weeks 1, 4 and 10 of projects
To send situation reports through to LHQ each Tuesday.
To send quarterly and mid-phase reports to LHQ to set deadlines including reporting on accounts, logistics, staff, equipment inventories and risk assessments.
To oversee the maintenance, servicing and repair of all project equipment and camp as necessary.


Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.

Accommodation: Basic accommodation provided on camp.

Travel: Capped contribution towards international airfare provided, plus internal travel as necessary to the fulfilment of duties.

Insurance: Employer’s liability insurance provided.

Subsistence: Food provided on project site. Subsistence allowance provided for time spent off project site.

Salary: £150 per quarter, plus £150-250 end of contract bonus.

Training: BTEC assessor training & pre-departure training provided.



First aid qualification
Undergraduate qualification in biological/ecological science
Knowledge of environmental conservation and methodology

Experience of working in the field
Experience managing and supporting volunteers
Experience of budget management
Experience of report writing
Experience of project and camp management

Excellent written/oral communication & presentation skills
Proven leadership skills
Administrative & time management skills
Demonstrable commitment to conservation
Technically orientated
Off road 4WD skills
Knowledge of local language
Boat-handling experience
Expedition Management skills
Qualified SCUBA diver (for marine projects) (minimum BSAC Sports Diver/PADI Advanced Open Water)

Personal Attributes:
Resilient & adaptable, with the ability to work as a team in basic living conditions
Professional approach
Ability to motivate and support others
Physical fitness

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