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Project Coordinator - Madagascar

Frontier are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and experienced Project Coordinator with a passion for conservation and community development to drive forward our programmes in country. It would be beneficial if the applicant had conversational French or Malagasy.

Frontier has been conducting conservation research projects in multiple areas of Madagascar since 2000. We are currently based on the island of Nosy Be, where we have volunteer-led marine and terrestrial conservation projects as well as community development projects in the local town.

The project Coordinator will be responsible for the successful running of the projects including management of volunteers, logistics and administration of the project.

 

Overview:

- To ensure the health and safety of all volunteers and field staff involved in the project, dealing with any medical incidents should they arise.
- Management, support and development of volunteers / research assistants in all aspects of their participation on the project.
- Organisation and supervision of camp activities and the schedule of Research Assistants camp duties. Preparation of a camp work schedule taking into account all relevant safety, physical, logistic and financial considerations.
- To manage local Frontier employees, camp assistant, driver, guards, as appropriate including payment of wages as and when necessary.
- Administration and control of project budget, ensuring that expenditure does not exceed allocated funds. Over spending will be recovered from future budgets.
- To develop proposals for work with other potential sites/organizations (including site visits and meetings as and when required).

 

For further information and to apply, please follow the link below or send a CV and cover letter to staff@frontier.ac.uk

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country : Madagascar

job category : Overseas Positions

job type (s): Project Manager

job area (s) : Administration

deadline for applications : No deadline

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