Title Assistant Research Officer (Marine and Wildlife Conservation)
Reference (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Environmental, CSR & Sustainability
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Directory Entry : Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods.
Description Deadline: Rolling, we recruit AROs throughout the year based on project availability.
Frontier are seeking Assistant Research Officers for our Tanzania terrestrial and marine projects.
The primary function of an Assistant Research Officer is to assist with all aspects of the research programme involving daily supervision of research team, data analysis and report writing.
More specifically, the role involves:
• Assisting the Principal Investigator with the development and implementation of the research programme
• Daily supervision of volunteer Research Assistants
• Supervision, management and training of volunteers/assistants
• Preparation of project reports and publication of results in scientific journals
• Assist with project logistics and administration
• Graduate in an environmental or biological science discipline
• First aid qualification
• Experience of data analysis & report-writing
• Excellent written/oral communication & presentation skills
• Administrative & time management skills and ability to train research assistants
• Demonstrable commitment to conservation
• Resilient & mature, with the ability to work as a team in basic living conditions
Terms and conditions:
Contract Duration: A minimum 6 month period with the possibility of extending.
Accommodation: Basic accommodation provided whilst at the field project site.
Travel: In-country ground travel costs to be provided.
International flights to be self-funded.
Subsistence: Terrestrial project participation fee: £1000 for 6 months (excluding Costa Rica).
To be paid quarterly (£600 first quarter, £400 second quarter).
Marine project and Costa Rica participation fee: £1100 for 6 months.
To be paid quarterly (£650 first quarter, £450 second quarter).
Fees to be paid by staff member to cover project participation.
Training: Tropical habitat conservation training & pre-departure training provided.
Although these attributes are ideal, every application is carefully considered and this post is an opportunity for less experienced individuals to gain overseas field experience of research, project and volunteer management and training.
For further details and to apply please visit our website or send a CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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