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Outreach Coordinator (Blue Charter)

Location: Pall Mall, London SW1
Closing date: 22 November 2018
Contract duration: 3 years Fixed-term contract

Salary: £59,164 pa gross + benefits 

We have an excellent opportunity for an Outreach Coordinator (Blue Charter) to work within our Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources Directorate.  Oceans and Natural Resources (ONR) is responsible for delivering key Commonwealth Strategic mandates relating to sustainable management of oceans and natural resources. ONR supports the development efforts of member countries through the provision of policy, legal, economic and environmental technical assistance and capacity building.

The post-holder is responsible for outreach and coordination among member countries and partners, particularly in the implementation of the Commonwealth Blue Charter and supporting its Action Groups. 

The Commonwealth Blue Charter was adopted at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, 20 April 2018.  Commonwealth countries have agreed to cooperate towards attainment of the myriad of ocean-related commitments that they face. For further information please see https://bluecharter.thecommonwealth.org/

To be considered, you will need to have degree in a relevant area of specialisation such as project management, business development, environmental / maritime management, marine ecology, law of the sea, international environmental law or marine science. Additionally, you will have a minimum of five years experience in outreach, project coordination, and external relations activities. You will also have experience in fundraising, communications, and/or international project management.

We are the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, comprising 53 sovereign states. Our aim is to provide sustainable development through professional advice, transfer of best practice, and the enhancement of skills and knowledge, all to the betterment of over two billion citizens. Our efforts are concentrated where we have a clear ability to add global value.

To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd November 2018, 17:00pm GMT

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