We are hiring! Help us build resilience with invasive species management

INSPIRE NATIONAL COORDINATOR – FIJI

Start date: 15th April 2024
Term: 2.5 years
Hours of work: 40 hours per week. National and regional travel is required. Occasional weekend and evening work outside normal hours as required.
Salary: F$ 40, 000 – F$ 45,000 per annum
Responsible to: NFMV Director
Location: Suva and Gau Island, Fiji
Holiday entitlement: 15 working days per annum and all statutory government holidays

Applications close at 5 pm on March 30th, 2024

INSPIRE – INvasive SPecIes management for Resilient ecosystems and communitiEs: A nature-based solution for adapting to Climate Change in the Pacific (INSPIRE), is a three-year project supported by the Kiwa Initiative, implemented by Partners in Fiji, French Polynesia, Palau, and Samoa, coordinated by BirdLife International.

The INSPIRE National Coordinator (Fiji)

Purpose of the Position: Implement the INSPIRE project in Fiji under the guidance of the NFMV Director and the BirdLife INSPIRE Project Manager.

The (Fiji) National Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the INSPIRE project. Working under the guidance of the INSPIRE Project Manager (based in BirdLife), the National Coordinator will oversee the successful execution of project activities, ensuring alignment with the project’s goals and objectives.

This involves coordinating with national project partners and stakeholders to ensure the timely and effective implementation of planned activities. The National Coordinator will also play a vital role in collecting communication and visibility information related to project activities, documenting success stories, case studies, and lessons learned.

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Applications close on March 30th, 2024, at 5pm.

APPLICATIONS

If you believe you possess the ideal qualifications for this position, we would be thrilled to receive your application!

To apply, please send a PDF file that includes the following documents:

1. An updated CV/resume detailing your current professional background.
2. A written application outlining how your qualifications, experience, and skills align with the selection criteria.
3. Contact details (including an essential email address) of three (3) professional referees.
Kindly submit your application to [email protected] with the subject line “INSPIRE National Coordinator (Fiji) Application” by 5 pm, March 30th 2024.

Please note that shortlisted applicants will be required to provide the following additional documents:

1. A clean police/criminal record.
2. A recent medical check conducted within the last three months, that demonstrates your overall health and capability to fulfil the responsibilities and duties of the position.
We look forward to receiving your application!

ABOUT BIRDLIFE INTERNATIONAL

BirdLife International is a conservation charity and grassroots partnership comprising independent civil society organisations in over 116 countries. BirdLife and the BirdLife Partnership are tackling the world’s nature and climate crises on a global scale by preventing extinctions, looking after the most vital habitats, working to make
human activities kinder to nature and rallying society to take positive action to protect life on our planet.

In the Pacific region the BirdLife secretariat in Fiji, works alongside seven national Partners and supports conservation programmes in several other Pacific Island countries and territories. A priority for the protection of birds and other biodiversity across the region is addressing invasive alien species. Introduced plants and animals are responsible for most extinctions on islands and remain a leading cause of species declines and threaten the Pacific way of life.

NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is the national partner of BirdLife International in Fiji.