Timor-Leste Country Manager

Job Type

Full Time




Blue Ventures Omnibus Business Centre, 39-41 North Road, London
N7 9DP
United Kingdom


Position Title: Country Manager

Location: Dilli, Tomor -Leste

Closing date for applications: 27 August 2018

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: One year contract with potential for renewal

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience

Organisation Overview

Blue Ventures is an award-winning marine conservation organisation working to rebuilt tropical fisheries with coastal communities. We’re committed to protecting marine biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal people. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and where there is a fundamental unmet need to support human development.

Summary Job Description

In 2016 Blue Ventures launched a new country programme in Timor-Leste, to support marine conservation, research and education in this global marine biodiversity hotspot. This position presents an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated project manager looking to play an instrumental role in developing an ambitious conservation and ecotourism initiative, expanding the reach and impact of Blue Ventures’ work.

The role of the Country Manager is to be the primary resident representative of Blue Ventures in TimorLeste, providing vision and leadership for our programmes and programme development and effective high-level representation for Blue Ventures with key audiences and partners nationally.

The Country Manager is responsible for ensuring the attainment of project goal sand effective and efficient delivery of Blue Ventures’ activities within Timor-Leste, as well as building Blue Ventures’ conservation programmes nationally.

Application Process

Applicants should apply online, using the form below, by 27th August 2018. 

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first round of interviews may be conducted with shortlisted candidates before the application deadline.

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

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement