Friday, September 29, 2023

Global Head - Secure Rights

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: 3 November 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:
  • Identifying and documenting legal pathways for communities to secure their access, use, and management over local ecosystems and fisheries, and mechanisms to legitimise and strengthen rights that may already exist but are poorly recognised;
  • Supporting the establishment and recognition of community institutions that can effectively represent the interests of their constituents and building their capacity for governance and management
  • Following and informing best practice and policy for securing community rights for small-scale fisheries management and habitat protection, working in close collaboration with the Advocacy team when policy change is needed
  • Alignment between community-based approaches, and national, regional, and international standards, as well as between customary, national, and international law