Job vacancy : Ocean Consultant

Position: Ocean Consultant
Reporting to: Senior Lawyer
Based in: Flexible
Starting date: asap
Salary: £6,125 (daily rate of £250 for 24.5 days) 

Application closing date: 06/01/2020

About the role

The Ocean Campaign seeks to improve the status of marine ecosystems and wildlife by reducing threats posed by marine plastic pollution, bycatch and commercial exploitation of whales, dolphins and porpoises. This consultancy role focuses on EIA’s work on marine plastic pollution. EIA is seeking to establish a global framework convention to address marine plastic pollution through UNEA, with a specific target to agree a negotiating mandate under the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) at its 5th meeting in 2021. The consultant will be tasked with supporting the African regional component of this work.

Responsibilities

Strategic Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Support the implementation of EIA’s oceans campaign strategy, with particular focus on the international plastics treaty strategy regional work in Africa  

Research, Publications & Campaigning

  • Attend relevant international meetings and represent the campaign to a range of contacts, such as politicians, civil society and industry 
  • Develop and maintain a network of external contacts
  • Participate in project planning and reporting 

Information Management

  • Write notes from meetings and significant telephone calls and circulate to the rest of the team 
  • Prepare final report for the project outlining activities undertaken and key deliverables 

Financial Planning and Budget Management

  • Work according to agreed budget  

Income Generation

  • No responsibilities 

Human Resource Management

  • No line management responsibilities

How to apply

  1. Ensure you have read and understand the Job Description
  2. Email your CV with a covering letter to ukinfo@eia-international.org

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