Partnership Coordinator – Tanzania

Blue Ventures

Location: Tanzania

Closing date for applications: 22nd May 2024

Contract status: National Level, Full-time

Start date: 15th June, 2024

Contract duration: Permanent

Remuneration: Competitive based on experience

Salary Band: PSO5

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 Madagascar’s remote coastal communities and is growing globally.

Across a dozen countries, we’re 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

Our Partner Network team is responsible for the scoping, selection, relationship building, and ongoing stewardship of civil society and non-governmental organizations that partner with Blue Ventures globally. Partnership is at the core of Blue Ventures’ strategy to seek out and support community-focused organizations by providing funding and technical assistance that can catalyse, expand, and sustain partners’ work in establishing community-based fisheries management and locally managed marine areas.

The Partner Network team at Blue Ventures fosters relationships with civil society and non-governmental organizations, identifying potential partners and establishing long-term agreements for support. We prioritize network building, facilitating knowledge sharing, and strengthening organizational capacities to promote community-centred coastal fisheries reform.

We are hiring a Partnership Coordinator for Tanzania (Zanzibar) to expand our network and enhance our impact. This role involves developing partnership strategies, fostering collaboration, and ensuring successful partnership initiatives.

Based in Tanzania and frequently traveling, the ideal candidate is organized, proactive, and knowledgeable about rural communities and small-scale fisheries in Tanzania. Experience in community-based conservation and development is essential. Alignment with Blue Ventures’ core values and mission is crucial.

The successful candidate will excel in a dynamic environment, working independently and collaboratively to address complex challenges effectively.

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How to apply

Applicants should apply online via Blue Ventures website by 22 May 2024.

To apply for this job please visit careers.blueventures.org.

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