Friday, September 29, 2023

Global Head - Better Returns

Location: Either in one of our global offices (Bristol or London - UK, Madagascar, Belize, Indonesia, Timor-Leste), or home-based within countries where Blue Ventures has administrative capacity (Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania)

Closing date for applications: 31 October 2023

Contract status: Global Post, Full-time

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: 2 years fixed term (with the possibility of extension)

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience as per national salary range at Head of/Regional Manager level

Salary Band: Head of

The core technical scope of the role’s portfolio will include:
  • Interventions to improve returns for fishers operating in low-resource, data-limited fisheries, including reducing post-capture losses through improved post-harvest techniques, securing fairer prices that reward sustainability, and exploring opportunities for seafood eco-certification;
  • Interventions to improve returns for fishers beyond economic value, such as in terms of health, and nutrition for healthy and resilient fishing communities.
  • Participatory assessments of small-scale fisheries value chains, and participatory development, management, and decision making of related interventions aimed at improving fishers’ returns;
  • Following and informing best practice and policy for improving fisher’s financial returns;
  • Alignment between community-based approaches, and national and international standards.