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Job Opportunity at WIOMSA: Programme Manager- Science and Policy

Job Opportunity at WIOMSA: Programme Manager- Science and Policy

WIOMSA has launched a new programme called “Sustainable Blue Future in the Western Indian Ocean – Institutional Strengthening through Science, Capacity, and Assimilation for a Sustainable Blue Future – SCALABLE” (2023-2026). The programme aims to strengthen the WIO science-policy interface and increase the impact of the WIOMSA’s Marine Science for Management (MASMA) programme to support the implementation of the Africa Blue Economy Strategy, with a focus on the WIO region.

WIOMSA is looking for a Science-Policy Programme Manager to oversee the implementation of the SCALABLE Programme’s science-policy component. This position is in WIOMSA, Zanzibar. Working under the overall supervision of the Executive Director, the incumbent will  have a broad range portfolio of responsibilities aimed at helping achieve the ambitions outlined in the WIOMSA Strategy Framework 2021-2025. Download the  job description and terms of reference here: WIOMSA Programme Manager: Science-Policy.

Application Process

Please send your application as one pdf file including a cover letter and your CV. Supporting documents can be added as considered relevant. The deadline for applications is 21st July 2023, 11:59 p.m. EAT.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 30th July 2023. Applications shall be addressed to:  The Executive Director – secretary@wiomsa.org and copied to: the Corporate Services Manager, lilian@wiomsa.org. Don’t forget to mention Programme Manager, Science and Policy when applying.

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