St Helena, a UK overseas territory in the South Atlantic, is a true frontier for marine conservation. An opportunity to work in this unique territory has become available with the St Helena National Trust who are looking for a Marine Project Manager. The successful applicant will establish an important new section within the Trust, helping to implement a Strategic Plan that focuses on the marine environment with the support of Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE).
The Marine Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the St Helena government to drive the establishment of the newly dedicated International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Category VI Marine Protected Area in St Helena’s waters and ensuring it makes genuine conservation gains. Working directly with St Helena’s fishing industry including, the Fisheries Corporation, St Helena Government’s Environmental Management Division (EMD), Enterprise St Helena (ESH), and the local fishing community, the Marine Project Manager will work to promote marine conservation in St Helena’s waters.
The Marine Project Manager will be expected to spend between 1 and 2 months working in BLUE’s offices in London during this year long contract with the rest of the time spent in St. Helena. The role includes relocation fees, travel expenses and accommodation. The closing date for applications is 14th October 2017.
Please contact Amy Hammond for a full job description or for any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.