Reporting to the FPT Board and with direct support from partner organisations, the Director will lead on organisational direction and all aspects of management including forward strategy, the evolution of operational systems, staff management and fundraising and development. Initially, and until the organisation’s capacity has been built, you will also provide technical oversight of the FPT’s marine programme.
You will be a qualified and experienced manager, able to provide strong leadership and take responsibility for the management and development of the organisation from the outset. An effective communicator with strong people management skills, you will have the skills and experience required to build a supportive working environment and effective team. You will also have technical experience in a relevant field including biodiversity conservation and/or social development. You will have a proven track record in all aspects of programme and/or project management and will be skilled in providing advice and technical input to the design,development, implementation and evaluation of projects. Príncipe is a small remote island; this position will suit an individual who is solutions-oriented and who enjoys working in a dynamic and challenging environment.
Duration of contract: One-year fixed term contract, with potential to extend subject to business need and funding availability
Probation Period: Four months
Salary range: EUR 31,500 - EUR 36,500 depending on skills and experience (cost of living on Principe estimated at €500 per month)
Location: Fundação Príncipe Trust, Santo Antonio, Príncipe, São Tomé & Príncipe
Benefits: For international appointments, FFI expatriate benefits apply:
30 working days’ annual leave entitlement plus national public holidays observed in Príncipe
Accommodation allowance of EUR 370 per month
Relocation flight on commencement of employment (if applicable)
Repatriation flight on termination of employment (if applicable)
NB: This is an unaccompanied position
Hours of Work: This is a full-time position requiring flexible working.
Please mark your application ‘Director, Fundação Príncipe Trust and indicate in your covering letter where you saw this position advertised.
Check full job description and application instructions on the attached application pack.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 30 April 2017.
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