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7 Sep 2017

Environment Project Coordinator

Frontier – Posted by Frontier Singida Region, Tanzania

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION
Responsible for the successful running of the project including management of volunteers, logistics
and administration of the project
GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE ROLE
– To ensure the health and safety of all volunteers and field staff involved in the project, dealing
with any medical incidents should they arise, being ready to initiate and implement an
emergency medical evacuation procedure if necessary.
– Management, support and development of volunteers / research assistants in all aspects of their
participation on the project.
– Organisation and supervision of camp activities and the schedule of Research Assistants camp
duties. Preparation of a camp work schedule taking into account all relevant safety, physical,
logistic and financial considerations.
– To manage local Frontier employees, camp assistant, driver, guards, as appropriate including
payment of wages as and when necessary.
– Administration and control of project budget, ensuring that expenditure does not exceed
allocated funds. Over spending will be recovered from future budgets.
– To develop proposals for work with other potential sites/organizations (including site visits and
meetings as and when required).
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
– To oversee and arrange arrival of new volunteers and project staff, arranging immigration,
visas, work permits, transport, accommodation and briefing volunteers and staff on all
aspects of country life upon their arrival in country.
– To ensure that all volunteers / research assistants are deployed constructively, usefully and
enjoyably and will ensure the discipline and good behaviour of all members of the project.
– To act as deputy to the Principle Investigator and take on overall leadership of the project
should the necessity arise.
– To send through RA updates to LHQ during weeks 1, 4 and 10 of projects
– To send situation reports through to LHQ each Tuesday.
– To send quarterly and mid-phase reports to LHQ to set deadlines including reporting on
accounts, logistics, staff, equipment inventories and risk assessments.
– To oversee the maintenance, servicing and repair of all project equipment and camp as necessary
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.
Accommodation: Basic accommodation provided on camp.
Travel: Capped contribution towards international airfare provided, plus internal
travel as necessary to the fulfilment of duties.
Insurance: Employer’s liability insurance provided.
Subsistence: Food provided on project site. Subsistence allowance provided for time spent
off project site.
Salary: £150 per quarter, plus £150-250 end of contract bonus.
Training: BTEC assessor training & pre-departure training provided.

For more information about the role visit our website:
https://frontier.ac.uk/Recruit/ViewJob.aspx?job=81

How to Apply

Send your cv and cover letter to staff@frontier.ac.uk, stating your availability and indicating in the subject the job you are applying for.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Environment. Job Tags: animals, environment, and marine.

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