Sea Sense is a leader in the field of marine wildlife conservation in Tanzania, focusing on sea turtles, dugongs and whale sharks as well as their habitats. More details about the organisation and our work can be found on the website www.seasense.org Due to the growth of Sea Sense over the past few years, the organisation has undergone a restructure. The current Director (me!) has been appointed as a Technical Advisor and therefore the position of Executive Director has become available.
Position: Executive Director
Type: Full time
Length of contract: Three years (reappointment based on performance and approval by Board of Members)
Salary: Competitive salary based on skills and experience
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reports to: Sea Sense Board of Members
To promote greater harmony between humans and wildlife, Sea Sense designs work programmes that provide conservation benefits for endangered marine wildlife as well as livelihoods benefits and improved food security for coastal citizens. Sea Sense work programmes fall under four thematic areas: research and conservation; education and outreach, sustainable livelihoods; and governance and leadership. Projects are implemented along the length of the Tanzania mainland coast and include marine wildlife population assessments, capacity building for fisheries co-management; sea turtle ecotourism; environmental education; waste management; and governance and leadership.
The Terms of Reference for the position is available here and the deadline has been extended to 8th November: