Fisheries Interns

Blue Ventures

Research, Teaching & Training

Unspecified KSh Confidential
3 weeks ago

Job Summary


Job Description/Requirements

Start date

: As soon as possible

Contract duration: 1 year fixed-term contract

Remuneration: Kenya: 405,000 - 425,000 KSH gross per annum

Salary Band: A1

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities

Blue Ventures is a marine conservation organization that puts people first. We support coastal fishers in remote and rural communities to rebuild fisheries, restore ocean life and build lasting pathways to prosperity. Our work began two decades ago in Madagascarâs remote coastal communities and is growing globally. Across a dozen countries, weâre partnering with traditional fishers and community organizations to design, scale, strengthen and sustain fisheries management and conservation at the community level. We bring partners together in networks to advocate for reform, and share tools and best practices to support fishing communities across the globe.

Summary job description

We are currently recruiting Fisheries Interns to support our Partner support team in Kenya. The roles will entail providing technical assistance to partner organisations involved in community-based fisheries management, and sharing technical and marine resource management experiences. The successful candidates will provide bespoke training and technical support to local partners in all aspects of fisheries assessment and management, including monitoring of landings particularly including the design and use of mobile-based data collection systems and supporting local partners in efforts to assist communities in the management of target small-scale fisheries.

The successful candidates will be a motivated, proactive and highly organised individual, who enjoys independent working. The Fisheries interns will have an excellent knowledge of the small-scale fisheries, marine conservation and development sectors
Practical experience of community-based conservation and development initiatives in Kenya will be valuable to the role.

We are looking for new colleagues who thrive in environments that are dynamic, fast-paced, collegiate and ambitious, and are able to demonstrate experience of working independently and solving complex problems in challenging situations. The Fisheries interns will report to the Fisheries Officer in Mombasa, and be based at field locations alongside local partner organisations, with regular travel to work with partners and field teams.

Blue Ventures is a fast growing and mission-driven social enterprise, offering excellent opportunities for further professional development

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