Key Performance Areas: Reporting to the Executive Director, this position manages a number of projects within WILDOCEANS (a programme of the WILDTRUST), including those related to marine protected areas and addressing marine pollution. Responsibilities include Staff and intern management; Co-ordination of execution of project activities; delivery on project work plans; Management of stakeholder engagement; Financial management; Project reporting, including narrative and financial reporting; Working with the WILDOCEANS projects management team and the communications and campaign team; and Support to the WILDTRUST core team with respect to HR and financial management.
Requirements: We are looking for an experienced dynamic project manager, who is passionate about increasing ocean protection and building social resilience for communities, has strong leadership and people management/relationship skills, and excellent administrative, technical, communication, co-ordination and reporting skills. The candidate must be responsible, proactive, individually accountable and able to juggle priorities. A minimum of an Honours Degree in marine sciences or a related environmental or social science field and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience is required. A valid driver’s license and own transport, as well as home Wi-Fi is essential.
Submit a 3-page CV to NatashaR@wildtrust.co.za by the 7th of September 2021. Certificates must be available on request but not included in the original application. The Trust reserves the right to vary the requirements and not to fill this position. Should you not receive a response within a month after the closing application date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.