Expedition Manager

at Blue Ventures (view profile)
Location Dili and Ataúro, Timor-Leste
Date Posted 20th February 2019
Category Diver
In the field & office
Job Type Contract/short-term


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 seeking a highly motivated and experienced Expedition Manager to lead its newest marine conservation Expedition in Timor-Leste.  The position is for a fixed term of six months with the possibility of renewal.

The primary role of the Expedition Manager involves the day to day supervision of all aspects of the marine conservation expedition, leading a team of up to six staff and 12 ecotourism volunteers, representing Blue Ventures’ interests, and directing the efficient day to day running of the Expedition under the direct management and guidance of the Country Manager and Expedition and Volunteer Manager in London. In addition, they will be responsible for the professional development of staff and for training expedition volunteers in all aspects of diving, as well as managing the Dive Programme with support from the Field Scientists.


Application process

In order to be considered a successful candidate, you will have to provide a compelling cover letter along with your CV.


Full job description including responsibilities in here.


Applicants should apply online, using the form below, by 10th March 2019.

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.

All shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date

We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.