[Coral-List] Job Available_MPA Manager, Grenada

James Hendee jim.hendee at noaa.gov
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Subject: [CCA] Job Available_MPA Manager, Grenada

Ministry of Agriculture, Lands,
Forestry, Fisheries & the Environment - Grenada
TITLE:    Marine
Protected Areas (MPA) Manager
Applications are invited
from suitably qualified persons to fill the abovementioned position at
the Fisheries
Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries & the
(This is a contract position for one year in the first instance)
Under the direction of
the MPA Management Committee through the Fisheries Division, the MPA Manager
will be responsible for the day to day management, administration and
operations of the MPA site level work program and to co-ordinate and
all its activities.
More specifically, the
Manager will be required to:
1.      Supervise
and manage the activities of all MPA Rangers assigned to Marine Protected
2.      Assist
in the coordination and the implementation of the MPA work programme as
directed by the Fisheries Division.
3.      Work
closely with the National MPA Coordinator in the establishment of new Marine
Protected Areas, and in implementing new and ongoing MPA related projects.
4.      Prepare
all related monthly work programs and reports relating to established MPA’s.
5.      In
collaboration with the National MPA Coordinator, prepare project
proposals for
funding opportunities.
6.      Assist
with MPAS public education and MPA awareness activities.
7.      Assist
with preparation of special reports as may be assigned by the Fisheries
8.      Assist
with all monitoring and evaluation programs in established MPA’s including
biophysical and socioeconomic monitoring.
9.      Co-ordinate
logistics for MPA activities.
10.  Liaise
with MPA stakeholders to address MPA issues and concerns that may arise.
11.  Networking
with MPA stakeholders and partners 
12.  Assist
with the institutional advancement of MPAs
13.  Perform
any other duties/tasks assigned by the Chief Fisheries Officer.

   I.            A
Bachelor’s   degree from a recognized
university with acceptable specialization in Environmental Management,
Resource Management, Marine Science or Management or related field.
     II.            Be
a certified SCUBA Diver with seagoing experience or willing to be trained.
   III.             Experience in the area of office management
including: human resource management, financial management and reporting;
  IV.            Ability
to work with community groups and experience in maintaining effective
networks and partnerships and the ability to resolve conflicts between
     V.            Strong
writing, oral and other communication skills;
  VI.            Computer
skills including networking;
Salary will be commensurate with experience and
STATION:  MPA Office at Grand Mal, St. George’s
Please submit letter of application and
curriculum vitae (hard copy or electronic copy via e-mail)
Mrs. Marilyn Austin
Permanent Secretary (
Fisheries & Forestry),
Ministry of
Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries & the Environment
e-mail  address:  macadore17 at gmail.com
Copy to: 
Mr. Justin Rennie
Chief Fisheries
Officer / Chair of MPA Management Committee
Fisheries Division
e-mail address:  justinar7368 at hotmail.com
Deadline for submission: August 15, 2014
Successful applicant is expected to start work
from September 1, 2014.

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