International Blue Carbon Institute (IBCI), Blue Carbon Technical Director

  • Conservation International
  • 06/04/2024
Office work Climate change Conservation and ecology Coastal management Marine policy Marine research

Job Description

Description: 

International Blue Carbon Institute (IBCI), Blue Carbon Technical Director (based in Singapore or other CI Asia-Pacific locations)

This position will lead the development and implementation of programs, projects, and activities under the research and science innovation pillar of the IBCI. 

 

We are currently seeking an experienced and self-motivated individual for the position of Blue Carbon Technical Director to play a crucial role within the International Blue Carbon Institute. In this capacity, you will work with a global set of partners to lead the development and implementation of programs, projects, and activities under the research and science innovation pillar of the IBCI. Your responsibilities will include fostering and developing applied research, guiding project assessments, and leading and guiding the implementation of blue carbon initiatives. Your expertise will contribute to shaping the IBCI and CI's blue carbon strategies to unlock the full potential of blue carbon in addressing climate change, conserving biodiversity, restoring vital blue carbon ecosystems, and supporting communities globally.

 

The Blue Carbon Technical Director will be responsible for identifying and developing new blue carbon programs and initiatives aligned with IBCI priorities and objectives. The position will also support project origination, implementation, and execution primarily in Asia-Pacific, and globally, providing technical assistance and inputs to key partners. Projects will include the development of priority blue carbon tools and methodologies, essential applied blue carbon science, field assessments, and research in support of blue carbon policy and implementation. The successful candidate should possess knowledge and experience related to climate change, blue carbon ecosystems, and habitat restoration, as well as experience in the development and management of blue carbon-related projects. You will work with the Senior Director, IBCI, and other staff, playing a senior role in fundraising for IBCI, including developing project proposals and actively pursuing sources of funding.

 

Career level

Senior

Career options

Non academic career