[Coral-List] Job announcement

Anders Knudby anders.knudby at undp.org
Wed Feb 4 06:58:04 EST 2004

Socio-economics of marine biodiversity conservation in the southern Red
Eritrea's Coastal, Marine and Island Biodiversity Project (the ECMIB
Project), a GEF-funded project based in Massawa, Eritrea, and
implemented by the Eritrean Ministry of Fisheries, will be implementing
a range of activities throughout the Eritrean Red Sea coast and islands
over the next three years. The objective of the project is to help
ensure the sustainability of development, and the conservation of the
unique biodiversity of the southern Red Sea.
Early in 2004 the Project will require a scientist with experience and
skills in the socio-economics and sociology of tropical marine
environmental management / sustainable use and conservation of natural
Applications are invited for this position from individuals with a
relevant Masters or PhD degree, and a minimum of three years relevant
experience. Experience of tropical field work is required, and MPA
experience will be an advantage. The successful applicant will take the
lead for socio-economic components of all survey work, and will work
extensively with local communities, particularly in proposed MPAs.
The post will be a United Nations Volunteer (UNV) position, and will be
for one year in the first instance, with the possibility of extension
for a second year. The remuneration (Volunteer Living Allowance - VLA)
for UNVs is in the region of $1.600-2,000 per month, tax free. The
minimum age for UNVs is 25.
Capacity building is an over-arching objective of the ECMIB Project, and
the successful applicant will work closely with an Eritrean national
counterpart, and will also be required to provide relevant training to
other Project staff members, and the staff of the Ministry of Fisheries
and other key stakeholders.
Further information, and the Terms of Reference, can be obtained from
Margherita Serafini, the UNV Programme Officer in UNDP Eritrea
(margherita.serafini at undp.org), or from Jeremy Kemp, the Project
Technical Advisor (jeremymarkkemp at yahoo.co.uk). 
The deadline for applications (CV only) is Monday 16th February 2004.
Anders Knudby
UNDP-Eritrea, Environment
tlp: +291-1-151166, ext. 307
anders.knudby at undp.org
knudby at hotmail.com

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