Community-Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) Programme Manager


Gizo, Western Province, Solomon Islands

Main responsibilities:

Based in Gizo, the CBFM Programme Manager provides effective leadership for the development, management and achievement of programme goals and objectives of the WWF-Solomon Islands Small-Scale Fisheries Rights-Based Management Programme ("WWF-Solomon Islands Strongim Komiuniti Fisaris Manegment Program").

What you need:

Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:
  • A relevant degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent required: Marine Resources Management; Coastal Fisheries Management; Communty-Based Management; Sustainable Development.
  • A min of 3-5 years' experience in managing programmes and projects.
  • Preferably, a min of 3 years' experience in multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder initiatives in the natural resources and community-based management fields, especially within Solomon Islands or the Pacific.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrated skills in management, motivation and development of staff.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of rights-based and community-based fisheries management, preferably within Solomon Islands or the Pacific.
  • High proficiency in both written and spoken English and preferably Solomon Islands' Pijin.
  • Proven ability to handle uncertainty, manage high workloads, multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

Terms and Benefits: 

An attractive remuneration package dependent on qualifications and experience will be offered to the successful candidate. Various other benefits include health, accident and life insurance, annual leave, sick leave and other leave provisions and superannuation. Contract duration is for two (2) years depending on annual performance review. In addition, there is a possible 3-year extension based on succesful implementation and funding availability.

How to apply?

If you have the relevant experience and qualifications, you are encouraged to send an application, including a complete CV with full contact details of three referees. Applications addressed to the WWF-Pacific Regional Human Resources & Administration Manager, should be sent via email to ppo.hr_recruit@wwfpacific.org by Monday, 16 May, 2016.

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