Blue Ventures Internship

Organisation Overview Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local

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Blue Ventures | Community-based Conservation

It all started with octopuses… In southern Madagascar, the community of Vezo became concerned that their fisheries were in decline. Blue Ventures, an award-winning marine conservation organisation stepped in and supported temporary closures of fishing zones, as a result, octopus landings increased dramatically, and local incomes grew. News soon spread and Blue Ventures introduced the Locally

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Frances Humber | Blue Ventures

After working over 12 years for Blue Ventures, an NGO that focuses on rebuilding tropical fisheries with coastal communities, Frances Humber has dedicated her entire professional career to non-profit and social enterprises and has a wealth of experience in marine conservation. I was fortunate enough to speak with Fran about how she developed from a

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Conversation sparks conservation: an interview with Blue Ventures’ Chief Executive, Alasdair Harris

It is no coincidence that conservation and conversation are anagrams. In our age of insta-information and digital decisions, it’s easy to mistake boardrooms and computer screens for the birthplaces of conservation projects. But spend 30 minutes speaking with Dr Alasdair Harris, Chief Executive of multi-award winning NGO Blue Ventures, and he’ll quickly remind you that

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Marine Programme Manager

Blue Ventures’ vision is for coastal communities to manage their natural resources effectively, enriching local livelihoods and sustaining healthy marine environments for generations to come. We work with coastal communities, where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, to develop transformative approaches for catalysing and sustaining locally-led marine conservation. Our partner, Dahari, is the

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Technical Advisor – Health-Environment Partnerships

Location: Either in one of our global offices (Bristol – UK, Antananarivo – Madagascar, Sarteneja – Belize), or home-based within countries where Blue Ventures has administrative capacity (UK, Belize, Madagascar, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Indonesia, Spain until end of 2021) Closing date for applications: 10th May 2021 Contract status: National Start date: As soon as possible Contract duration: Two-year renewable contract

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Development and Grants Manager

We are seeking a Development and Grants Manager to support our funding applications and reporting. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and growing team in a central function, with opportunities for travel, professional development and learning from across our global programmes. We are looking for an experienced individual to manage grant applications

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Knowledge Development Coordinator

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and

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Head of Field Programmes

We are looking for someone who can manage the grant life cycle of our Madagascar-based grants, manage donor reporting and compliance, and ensure high quality financial and narrative reporting Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar, with regular travel to our sites, and occasionally to other locations in Madagascar and internationally Closing date for applications: ongoing Contract type: National

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Director of Yayasan Pesisir Lestari

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities Yayasan Pesisir Lestari (YPL) is a Bali-based marine conservation organisation that aims to empower coastal communities managing their local marine ecosystems in ways that enrich livelihoods and sustain healthy oceans for generations to come. Based in Bali, in cooperation with Blue Ventures, a UK-based marine conservation organisation, we’re

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Outreach Programmes Manager

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities Yayasan Pesisir Lestari (YPL) is a Bali-based marine conservation organisation that aims to empower coastal communities managing their local marine ecosystems in ways that enrich livelihoods and sustain healthy oceans for generations to come. Based in Bali, in cooperation with Blue Ventures, a UK-based marine conservation organisation, we’re

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Monitoring and Evaluation Lead – East Africa

About the role We are seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Lead to play a key role in supporting our team, partners and communities in East Africa to use monitoring and evaluation tools that support learning and adaptive management.  The Blue Ventures Monitoring and Evaluation team is focused on providing guidance, training and support across

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Head of Advocacy

Location: Global, with a preference for nationals to apply from the countries in which we operate, and/or UK. Closing date for applications: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Contract status: Permanent subject to successful completion of probation. Start date: As soon as possible. Contract duration: Fixed term contract Remuneration: Competitive salary and commensurate

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Technical Advisor – Mangrove Markets

Location: Flexible Closing date for applications: 20 September 2020 Contract status: International post Start date: As soon as possible Contract duration: Fixed-term 1-year contract with the possibility of extension Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities Blue Ventures develops locally-led approaches to marine conservation that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and

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Fisheries specialist

Location: Global, with a preference for nationals to apply from the countries and cities in which Blue Ventures’ maintains central offices (Antananarivo, Bristol and Denpasar) Closing date for applications: 17:30 on Friday 2nd October Start date: as soon as possible Contract duration:  Fixed term contracts Remuneration: Rates based on experience We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities Blue Ventures develops

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Conservation Jobs and COVID-19 | Start of the Green Recovery?

As conservation career opportunities rebound, conservationists and organisations who understand their ‘niche’, innovate and adapt can survive – or even thrive.  In March 2020 the global COVID-19 pandemic froze international travel, halted recruitment and sent the conservation industry into a sudden standstill. In April 2020, a survey of 330 conservationists by Conservation Careers showed that

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Data Systems Manager

Location: Remote (home working) or office-based, with a preference for candidates able to work from or travel regularly to Blue Ventures’ main offices (Antananarivo, Madagascar; Denpasar, Indonesia; or London/Bristol, UK) Closing date for applications: 13 September 2020 Start date: As soon as possible Contract duration: 1 year contract with potential to extend Remuneration: Competitive salary

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Data Systems Manager

Location: Remote (home working) or office-based, with a preference for candidates able to work from or travel regularly to Blue Ventures’ main offices (Antananarivo, Madagascar; Denpasar, Indonesia; or London/Bristol, UK) Closing date for applications: 24 August 2020                     Start date: As soon as possible Contract duration: 1 year contract with potential to extend Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience and location

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Data Officer

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the

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Conservation Officer

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities Blue Ventures (BV) develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where

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Head of Monitoring and Evaluation

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and

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Head of Advocacy

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and

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Operations Manager

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and

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Request for Proposals – Value Chain Analysis of three Small scale fisheries for Octopus cyanea in the Indonesian archipelago

Blue Ventures is seeking to appoint a Value Chain consultant to conduct value chain analyses of three octopus fisheries in Indonesia. This work will analyse the value chains from fishers to processors and produce a set of recommended and example improvements the fisheries could take to improve value. The results from this analysis will be

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Site Coordinator Indonesia

Contract status: National Start date: ASAP Contract duration: Fixed-term 2-year contract, with opportunities to extend Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience Blue Ventures develops locally-led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to

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Communications Coordinator

Summary job description The role of Communications Coordinator provides a broad range of support to our conservation team, to promote the effective communication of our programmes across our expanding global team. Reporting to the Communications Manager, this full-time role is based from Bristol with occasional national and international travel. The role offers the opportunity to gain

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