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Marine Biologist/ Scientist Full-time Job

2023-03-18 05:36   Medical & Healthcare   Pacific Harbour   477 views Reference: 2871
Job Details


Vacancy for: Marine Biologist/ Scientist

Based: Pacific Harbour, Fiji


Job Summary

We’re looking for a Field Scientist/ Project Coordinator who will be responsible for programme development, dive operations, related surveys, data collection, all aspects of field science and research, and the supervision of interns and volunteers. The objectives of this role are to organise all operations and logistics associated with the research work and related surveys of the Conservation Project, including the training and supervision of interns and volunteers in all research-related activities and all dive-related activities, meeting the daily needs of the volunteers, interns and our key stakeholders, planning and organisation of all project related activities. The Project Coordinator / Field Scientist should lead successful research and data collection in line with Conservation Management Plan; they should follow all Overseas and Internal systems and procedures and ensure the worthwhileness of work with a local and global impact.



-      Marine Science/Biology - Master’s Degree or equivalent or Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc.) in a  related field with at least 2 years of experience.

-      Certified diver. Over 100 dives is a bonus.

-      Advanced knowledge of shark biology, ecology and research.

-      At least 2 years’ experience in a related field

-      Experience in project development and management

-      Proven ability to plan and execute projects for a culturally diverse group as well as community interventions and partnership building among stakeholders at all levels

-      Strong interpersonal skills

-      Ability to work independently towards deadlines

-      Attention to details and high level of accuracy

-      Ability to plan for and manage groups


To apply, please provide a cover letter and 2-page CV in one pdf file to

irenelily@projects-abroad.org and cc sanikiapowell@projects-abroad.org




You will be employed on a permanent contract, subject to a three-month probationary period. An offer of employment is dependent upon receipt of satisfactory references and personal interview.


Application deadline: March 27,2023



We thank all applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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Fiji Residents Only, Overseas/ Non Fiji Residents
Company Description
Projects Abroad is the worlds largest provider of International Volunteering, Internships and meaningful travel experiences. We've been running for over 30years and have been trusted by over 130,000 participants whove joined our award -winning trips to gain experience in fields such as teaching, medicine, journalism, veterinary science, law and conservation. We promote Volunteering opportunities through our websites, social media accounts and events.