Operations Manager


Website BlueVentures Blue Ventures

Location: Atsimo-Andrefana (Toliara and Andavadoaka), Madagascar

Closing date for applications: 10th February 2020

Contract status: National

Start date: As soon as possible

Remuneration: Salary based on experience

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to advancing the rights of small-scale fishers throughout the coastal tropics.

Summary Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Manager for the Atsimo-Andrefana region in Madagascar to lead on the Human Resources, Operations and Finances of the organisation in the region, as well as giving support to our Administration and Operations teams in both Toliara and Andavadoaka.  The position will provide a broad range of support to operations, finances and human resources functions regionally, to promote the effective, safe and efficient management of people, policies and programmes systems across our increasing operations. Reporting to the Andavadoaka Site Leader, this is a full-time role based between Andavadoaka and Toliara, with occasional travel within the region when required.

The successful candidate will be an analytical, knowledgeable and organized person, with a proactive attitude and strong leadership skills. He/She will supervise daily support operations of the organisation and will be able to actively discover new ways to increase efficiency.

The person chosen will have a deep understanding of financial management and also play an important role in developing and implementing our operational policies and procedures as well as assisting the managers in the team with recruiting when necessary.

He/She will thrive in environments that are dynamic, fast-paced, collegiate and ambitious, and be able to demonstrate experience of working independently and solving complex problems in challenging situations.

 Blue Ventures is a fast-growing and mission-driven social enterprise, offering excellent opportunities for further professional development.

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Application Process

Applicants should apply online, using the form below, by 10th February 2020.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first-round interviews may be conducted with short-listed candidates before the application deadline.

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