[MARMAM] Job vacancy in Philippines

Chris Poonian chris at c-3.org.uk
Fri Aug 2 02:20:24 PDT 2013


MARINE MAMMAL BIOLOGIST

Background

C3 is a young and dynamic organization demonstrating how credible and
rigorous scientific research can be combined with traditional
ecological knowledge to inform effective conservation management
actions from grassroots to regional and international levels. C3
currently has a vacancy for a Marine Mammal Biologist for its
expanding Philippines programme which focuses on long-term coastal
resource management initiatives. Our work employs local environmental
knowledge in combination with conventional scientific research and has
a strong emphasis on community involvement and
capacity-building.Working closely with the national government, local
and international research institutions and community groups, our
programmes develop and implement sustainable actions for marine
biodiversity conservation and economic development in marginalized
regions.

Position Responsibilities:

The C3 Marine Mammal Biologist will be responsible for the project
management of our dugong population survey project in Busuanga,
Palawan. Specific tasks include, but may not be limited to:

Design and implementation of boat and land-based transect survey
programme for dugong populations

Seagrass surveys and mapping (using snorkeling)

Collection and analysis of data

Development of plans for a network of community-managed dugong
protected areas for Busuanga

Writing of reports and liaison with relevant authorities and local
communities to disseminate findings and recommendations

Requirements:

Essential:

Relevant science degree
Field experience in marine mammal boat-based survey
Comfortable spending long periods of time on and in the water
Proven report-writing skills
Highly computer literate
Good time management and organizational skills
Fluent in Tagalog

Desirable:
Resident of Palawan
Postgraduate qualification (or equivalent in field experience)
Experience in statistical software
Published peer-reviewed papers
Excellent communication and presentation skills

The post will start in July/August 2013 for one year renewable
contract and will be based full-time in Busuanga, Palawan, with one
return flight provided where relevant.  Salary will be determined
according to experience.

Send your application letter and CV to: Reynente Ramilo,
reynante at c-3.org.uk Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Chris Poonian
International Programme Manager
Community Centred Conservation (C3)
Tel +372 5921 1569
Fax: +44 700 603 1572
c-3.org.uk
skype: chris.c-3
To develop conservation efforts worldwide by building the capacity of local
individuals and institutions through grassroots research and training
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