RARE: Junior Coordinator, Program Implementation

  • Blue Economy and Recruitment Consultancy S.L
  • Salgado, State of Sergipe, Brazil
  • 05/06/2024
Field work, Office work Conservation and ecology Coastal management Management and consultancy Marine policy

Job Description

Position Overview


About Rare

Rare inspires change so people and nature thrive. For over 45 years, across 60 countries, we have inspired and empowered millions of people and communities to shift their behaviors and practices to protect our shared planet. Rare’s organizational culture is results-oriented, entrepreneurial, and defined by our five core values: Courage to Take Risks, Commitment to Accountability, Mindset of Solutionology, Investments in People, and Spirit of Celebration.


Essential Functions

  • Coordinate program implementation activities in the Paraense Salgado region, Pará, to ensure established objectives are met.
  • Assist in executing actions in two new Conservation Reserves – Filhos do Mangue and Viriandeua – by overcoming implementation challenges and resolving conflicts.
  • Implement and oversee savings clubs in the new Reserves.
  • Assist in facilitating monitoring council meetings and preparing necessary documents, including meeting minutes.
  • Provide on-site support for Rare Brazil's activities, acting as a vital liaison between analysts and local public leaders. This role includes mobilizing the Coastal500 network and supporting the implementation of SEMAS-PA activities in the municipality, highlighting the importance of teamwork and shared responsibility.
  • Support the delivery of training sessions for association leaders.
  • Coordinate logistics for events beyond the community.
  • Assist in mobilizing communities for behavior change campaigns by Rare Brazil.
  • Aid in organizing events promoted by the Program, including community mobilization, activity facilitation, reporting, and event production support.
  • Mobilize communities for activities in the new Reserves, such as council meetings, beneficiary registration, and beneficiary profiling.
  • Support in planning meetings for specific transitional plans.


Technical Skills

  • Technical skills in project execution, monitoring, and evaluation of environmental projects, as well as preparation of technical reports.
  • Leadership competencies include managing change, solving problems, coordinating policies, and influencing others.
  • Group facilitation skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.



  • Problem-solving and decision-making
  • Influencing others
  • Capacity building and self-awareness
  • Effective communication
  • Diversity appreciation
  • Relationship building


Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, biology, natural resource management, or related field is advantageous.
  • Minimum of 2 years of coordination experience, preferably in the conservation sector.
  • Fluent in Portuguese, both verbally and in writing. English proficiency is desirable.
  • Proven capability to coordinate projects from inception to conclusion, showcasing robust problem-solving abilities.
  • Outstanding communication skills and the capacity to collaborate effectively within teams, while being attuned to diversity and intercultural dynamics.
  • Proficiency in utilizing software tools, including the MS Office suite and databases.


Rare is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic. 

Career level


Career options

Non academic career