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Please address a cover letter, and a CV with two references to the Human Resources Manager, via email: hr@bnt.bs before 5:00pm EST on November 13th, 2020.

Job title:           Project Manager

Reports to:      Director of Science and Policy

Focus:               Managing the Coastal Resiliency Project

Type:                 Four-year contract

Job overview:

The project management professional will lead the BNT’s Coastal Resiliency Project which is part of a larger project managed by the Ministry of Works (MOW) Coastal Resilient Coastal Management and Infrastructure Program.  The project aims to help build resilience against coastal vulnerabilities and climate risks in The Bahamas. The project manager will be responsible for ensuring the execution and quality of project deliverables; reporting; managing budgets; engaging communities and stakeholders; and being the public face of the project.

Roles and responsibilities:
  • Lead BNT’s Coastal Resiliency Project management team and management of the consultants under the project.
  • Oversight and quality control of the Coastal Resiliency Project.
  • Develop and execute the project’s stakeholder engagement strategy.
  • Develop and execute the annual operational plans, education and outreach plans and community engagement plans
  • Lead public meetings, media events and all communications pertaining to the project on behalf of the BNT.
  • Oversee the quality of all project reports and documents, manage budgets and source additional funding as needed.
  • Write scientific papers, technical reports, articles, and other materials as needed.
  • Represent the BNT at national and international meetings and conferences on terrestrial conservation matters.
  • Assist other departments as needed.
  • Other duties assigned by the Director of Science and Policy.
Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Biology, Ecology, Environment, Natural Resources, Forestry, Conservation or related field. An advanced degree is considered an asset.
  • At least 5 years working experience and some demonstratable project management or management of teams is required.
  • Capable of working flexible hours including weekends; ability and willingness to travel nationally and internationally.
  • Prepared to work in all weather and in remote areas.
  • Comfortable with working with birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and plants.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrable computing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, passion for the environment, ability to multi-task, capability of working independently and as part of a team.
  • A good understanding of data collection techniques and citizen science is desired.
  • Knowledge about Bahamian and regional wildlife is a plus.

Capabilities in GPS, GIS, statistical programs, data collecting, and analysis considered a plus.

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Job title:           Terrestrial Science Officer

Reports to:       Director of Science and Policy

Focus:                Andros Terrestrial Science Projects

Type:                 3-year contract

Job Summary:

Terrestrial Science Officer will assist in advancing the Avian and Coastal Resilience Program on Andros, which a partnership initiative with Audubon International. This three-year contract which will involve training, fieldwork, data collection, and education and outreach. Terrestrial Science Officer is responsible for executing multiple bird and habitat restoration projects through citizen science, community partnerships and stakeholder engagement.

Roles and responsibilities:
  • Oversee the coordination and execution of all activities pertaining to the BNT’s Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICMZ) project in Andros.
  • Serve as liaison between the BNT, partnering institutions, governmental officials, researchers, trained bird guides, teachers and students, landowners, hunters, farmers, international partners and other stakeholders as needed.
  • Manage or provide support to bird and terrestrial projects on Andros. Involves project planning; logistics handling; organizing teams; budgeting; collecting and analyzing data; facilitating meetings; Field and scientific reporting; and participating in educational activities.
  • Represent the BNT at national and international meetings regarding bird conservation and other terrestrial conservation matters.
  • Assist other departments as needed.
  • All other reasonable duties assigned by the Director of Science and Policy
Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Environment, Natural Resources, Forestry, Conservation or related field. An advanced degree is considered an asset.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a relevant field.
  • Capable of working flexible hours including weekends; ability and willingness to travel nationally and internationally.
  • Prepared to work in remote areas.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrable computing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, passion for the environment, ability to multi-task, capability of working independently and as part of a team.
  • A good understanding of data collection and analysis, PS, GIS, Statistical programs, techniques and citizen science.
  • A good knowledge of birds is desired and any knowledge about Bahamian and regional wildlife.
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