[Coral-List] Job Announcement: SEA-Belize, Science Program Director, Belize

Nicola Foster nicolalouise.foster at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 15:24:21 EST 2010

Dear List,

SEA-Belize is seeking a Science Program Director to be based in Placencia,
Belize. If you are interested, please reply to the email address in the
announcement and not directly to me.

Many Thanks

Nicola L. Foster, PhD


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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified individuals
to fill the above mentioned position with assigned duty station in Placencia
Village, Stann Creek District, Belize.

Post:                                     Science Program Director

Reports to:                         Executive Director

Salary Scale:                      Negotiable

Qualifications:                  Masters degree in Marine Sciences and 3-5
years experience or an equivalent combination of education and job
experience. Leadership experience in overseeing  a dynamic team and
interacting with scientists. Strong oral and written communication skills
including the ability to speak in public. A working knowledge of common
software applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, Web browsers).

*Terms of Reference/Responsibilities*

Responsible for the coordination of the scientific program which includes:
monitoring, research and management activities; oversees science staff;
leads science staff in the development of policy and programs for monitoring
and research; acts as the primary liaison with visiting researchers,
scientific groups and projects; works with other managers to ensure
management is based on sound scientific information; is member of the
management team.

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   - Supervises and assists with implementation of monitoring plan,
   including supervision of staff
   - Works with staff to ensure proper data entry, management and analysis

   - Collaborates with visiting researchers to establish links between
   research and management activities
   - Assists with the development of the research projects for SEA

   - Responsible for scientific program logistics, budgeting, and staffing
   - Assists with grant development including grant writing
   - Responsible for project implementation and oversight
   - Assists with community outreach through the development of
   presentations and outreach materials
   - Coordinate with local, regional and international partners
   - Responsible for relevant project documentation and report writing

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   - Develops monitoring and research plans
   - Develops annual work plans and budgets for the program

·         Prepare and submit monthly progress reports.

·         Prepare funding concepts for the program.

·         Coordinate implementation of program activities

*Application Requirements:*

Letter of application along with CV and two references (from people familiar
with the applicants work) should be sent to the attention of the Executive
Director at email: info at seabelize.org or fax (501)523-3395.


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