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Project Officer, Marine Plastics & Coastal Communities project


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1. Ensure the daily MARPLASTICCs project activities implementation in close collaboration with the MARPLASTICCs project Coordinator;
2. Liaise with the MARPLASTICCs Technical adviser, and get his advices when needed and monitor his assigned tasks for the MARPLASTICCs project;
3. Facilitate the preparation of the meeting of the MARPLASTICCs Steering Committee and take care of the follow up activities including reporting;
4. Prepare and monitor contract with consultants, review consultants' deliverable in collaboration with the MARPLASTICCs project Coordinator and Technical adviser;
5. Ensure technical reporting to the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA);
6. Support the finance department regarding the financial report;
7. Coordinate Communication officer activities on communication material, project webpages and event preparation;
8. Liaise with the regional offices and ensure synergies and good collaboration with the regional offices;
9. Identifying potential funding sources for follow up IUCN's activities on plastics;
10. Carry out other technical support from time to time as required by the MARPLASTICCs Coordinator and Technical;
11. Take care of regularly informing the monitoring matrix.


 • A Master degree in environmental sciences, sustainable development or any other discipline that is relevant to nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources;

• 3 to 5 years relevant experience;

• Excellent written and spoken English skills (other languages are an asset);

• Excellent oral and written communication skills;

• Good organizational, administrative, reporting and communication skills;

• A motivated self-starter with an ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines without compromising the quality of outputs;

• A team player with a strong interest to work in an international environment;

• Proven, knowledge and experience in plastic issues is a great asset. 

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