Red Sea Marine Operations Expert - search continues

Sinikka DeHanas SDeHanas at
Tue Sep 28 12:13:19 EDT 1999

Dear List Serves:

I was too quick in closing the search for the Red Sea Marine Operations
Expert.  We have now been asked to continue the search for this position.  I
would appreciate you continuing to post this position on your list serves.
Thank you very much for your help in the search for the candidates for this
exciting assignment.

Sinikka DeHanas
Winrock International
sdehanas at <mailto:sdehanas at>

Red Sea Marine Park Operations Expert

Winrock International is searching for candidates for Marine Park Operations
Expert position based in Hurghada, Egypt.  This will be a full-time
appointment to end February 2001 with the expectation that the contract
period will be extended.  The position requires previous experience in
marine park operations and with USAID projects, a good foundation in marine
sciences, and ability and interest to work based on the Red Sea coast of
Egypt.  The candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  The
candidate selected will be hired through Winrock International and will be
eligible for an excellent benefits package and for housing, shipping and
other allowances as approved by USAID.  Winrock International is an Equal
Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  Women, Minorities and Veterans are
encouraged to apply.  Send a cover letter and resume to sdehanas at
<mailto:sdehanas at> . The full position description is below.

Provides support and technical assistance to the Red Sea Protectorates Staff
in the day-to-day management of the Park.  Manages local contract staff
assigned to the Hurghada Office.  Responsible for development of a coral
reef monitoring system and a park zoning plan, designing    and implementing
a park patrol and staffing plan, advising  EEAA in equipment procurement and
facility expansion, operations and maintenance of park facilities and
equipment, and training needs.  Will be expected to provide significant
contributions to the development of the RSPMP   draft plan. Responsible for
outreach to local NGOs, private sector groups, and local communities. Acts
as the principal liaison between the contractor staff in the Red Sea and the
Marine Park EU-funded staff in the Gulf of Aqaba. Responsible for
coordinating activities and operational policies with the other marine
protectorates.  Reports to the Red Sea Marine Park Management Advisor.
Extensive management and team building experience in developing countries
and previous USAID project experience required.  Should possess at least 5
years field-based experience in coral reef monitoring and/or marine park
management.  An advanced degree in coral reef ecology, marine biology, or
related field is required.

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