GVI Planet is hiring a
Location: Dawasamu, Fiji
Type of role: Permanent (min 1-year contract)
Start date: September 2022
Speciality: Research, analyse and evaluate marine ecosystem data focused corals and associated fish and invertebrates
About the role
GVI develops and leads long-term conservation approaches and programs, to build local capacity, provide high-quality data on marine trends, and restore coastal habitats. Our Fiji Dawasamu “hub” (field station) is located on the main island of Viti Levu in the district of Dawasamu defined by dense jungle and volcanic mountain sides. In partnership with the local community and other local partners, our work focuses on coral reefs, marine protected areas, and monitoring critically important species.
The goal of the Marine Science Manager is to deliver ethical and impactful coastal and marine programs and manage the hub's research and impact reporting. The role reports to the hub’s Program Manager and works closely with GVI’s global Conservation Impact Director. You will engage with our participants, ensure the hub has robust data collection and reporting systems in place, liaise with university lecturers/professors around the hub’s research agenda, and write reports to communicate project results.
You are passionate about tackling marine conservation issues and believe that how we measure and manage environmental impact is critical to ensuring the protection and preservation of our planet.
You are a self-starter who rolls up your sleeves to get things done and enjoys tackling a wide variety of tasks as part of your day-to-day. You are looking for an opportunity that will allow you to engage, and build relationships, with like-minded people from all over the globe.
What you will do
GVI is a platform for personal growth and transformation. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not only valued at GVI, they are essential to our organisation's success. In addition to providing training and mentorship, we empower our teams to learn by doing and get involved in small, ad hoc teams that often involve people from across the organisation.
What you will need
The successful applicant must comply with GVI’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy and Employment Code of Conduct.
What we offer
In addition, GVI has the following perks:
GVI is an international multi-award-winning social enterprise on a mission to build a global network of people united by their passion to make a difference. We run programs in 13 countries worldwide aligned to the objectives of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
GVI is a platform for personal growth, and our staff have the ability to develop themselves across teams, departments, and even locations! We value passion, authenticity, entrepreneurship and innovation and treat all of our stakeholders with respect and compassion above everything else.
You can find out more about the types of work we do, and who we are as an organization here.
Please submit your CV/Resume and a cover letter that provides responses to the following questions:
Please note: We will do our utmost to respond to all applicants, however, given the large volume of applications we receive, this isn't always possible. If you do not hear back from us within three-four weeks, please take it that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.