Type of role: Permanent (minimum 1-year contract)
Start date: July 2022
Speciality: Research, analyse and evaluate marine ecosystem data focused on longitudinal studies of fish, coral and invertebrates
You are passionate about tackling marine conservation issues and believe that how we measure and understand the environmental impact is critical to ensuring the protection and preservation of our planet.
You are a self-starter who rolls up your sleeves to get things done and enjoys tackling a wide variety of tasks as part of your day-to-day. You are looking for an opportunity that will allow you to engage, and build relationships, with like-minded people from all over the globe.
What you will do and how you will grow
GVI develops and leads long-term conservation approaches and programs, to build local capacity, provide high-quality data on marine trends, and restore coastal habitats. Our Mexico “hub” (field station) is located in the town of Puerto Morelos, situated on a stretch of the Caribbean coastline known as the Riviera Maya. Puerto Morelos is the oldest town on the Mexican Caribbean coast. You will work with other local partners our work focuses on coral reefs, marine protected areas, and monitoring critically important species.
The goal of the Marine Science Manager is to deliver ethical and impactful coastal and marine programs and manage the hub's research and impact reporting. The role reports to the hub’s Program Manager and is supported by GVI’s global Conservation Impact Director. You will engage with our participants, ensure the hub has robust data collection and reporting systems in place, liaise with university lecturers/professors around the hub’s research agenda, and write reports to communicate project results.
GVI is a platform for personal growth and transformation. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not only valued at GVI, they are essential to our organisation's success. In addition to providing training and mentorship, we empower our teams to learn by doing and get involved in small, ad hoc teams that often involve people from across the business.
The successful applicant must comply with GVI’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy and Employment Code of Conduct.
Monthly cash salary depending on experience and qualifications. Additional benefits:
Additionally, we provide
We are a multi-award-winning social enterprise on a mission to build a global network of people united by their passion to make a difference. We run all our own sustainable development programs in 13 countries worldwide aligned to the objectives of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
To ensure we are truly having a lasting positive impact, we partner with local governmental and non-governmental organisations on the ground. More than 35,000 participants have either volunteered, interned, or studied abroad with us over the course of our 21 years in operation, and most have noted the experience as ‘life-changing.’
You can find out more about the types of work we do, and who we are as an organization here.
Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Application for Marine Science Manager - Mexico, a CV/Resume and a cover letter that provides responses to the following questions:
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