[채용] Ocean Program Project Junior Officer | WWF Korea

[채용] Ocean Program Project Junior Officer

Posted on 21 August 2019   |  

Description in Korean

WWF(세계자연기금)의  Ocean Program Project Officer 는 인류와 자연이 조화를 이루는 미래를 구축하기 위하여 지속가능한 바다를 실현하는 것을 궁극적인 목표로 지속가능한 어업과 양식이 실현될 수 있도록 남획, 혼획 및 불법어업을 근절하고 생태계 보전 및 해양보호구역 확대 등을 통해 해양이 고갈되지 않고 기후변화에 대응할 수 있는 잠재력을 향상시킵니다.
주요한 업무는 팀멤버들과 함께 국내외 프로젝트를 수행하는 것으로 여기에는 국내외 정책제언, 시장개선 및 대중 소통을 포함합니다. 지속가능한 방식으로 수산물이 생산될 수 있도록 어민들과, 정책결정자, 선사들, 유통사들, NGO들 그리고 소비자와 긴밀하게 협조하고, 지속가능한 수산물 인증, 대중인식 증진, 정부 및 지방자치단체와 함께 정책 방향을 모색하며 콘퍼런스/라운드테이블 개최 및 운영이 주요업무에 포함됩니다.
Oceans Practice에 소속되어 국내∙외 Program and Partnership 팀과 긴밀히 협력하며 일하게 됩니다.

 
Department Goals

coastal & marine ecosystem with marine protected area management & improve the sustainability in fisheries & aquaculture farming with priority fisheries so to achieve productive & resilient ocean ecosystems, sustaining human well-being & conserving bio-diversity

Major Functions of the Position
 

He/she will work as a member of the Program Team under the supervision of the Program Manager, but is expected to work with a high degree of anatomy & initiative. Working closely with the Program Team members, he/she will engage in implementation of various projects & the program activities, especially the projects designed to – but not limited to these; 
 

Promote the sustainable fishing practices in the domestic & distant water fisheries of Korea; & Prevent, deter & eradicate illegal, unreported & unregulated (IUU) fishing activities involving fishing vessels, businesses & other stakeholders in the domestic & export seafood value chain & to improve traceability & transparency of the seafood produced, processed & traded therein. 
Ensure the timely & successful delivery of the project outcomes & deliverables, he/she is expected to leverage his/her knowledge & skills in cooperating with members of WWF International & Korea’s Office & engaging in external stakeholders

Main Tasks & Responsibilities


Working as a member of the Program Team, the Project Officer is responsible for;
 

 Organizing & convening in-person & virtual meetings with key stakeholders e.g. fishing companies, cooperatives, seafood processors/traders/buyers/retailers, government officials, NGOs

 Implementing & co-designing communication activities to increase the public & consumer awareness,

Keeping track of & monitoring in changes in fisheries-/fishing-related policies at the Korean government agencies, Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, International Maritime Organizations, UN Food & Agriculture Organizations & other relevant national/international organizations & agreements 

 Implementing & co-designing research & analysis to support the implementation of the projects & the overall Ocean Program, / as integral parts thereof Liaising & maintaining regular contact with key stakeholders mentioned above

Qualification & Experience
 

Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in fisheries management, fisheries science/other environmental policy/science related to fisheries & oceans in general;
Years of professional experience in marine & fisheries conservation, policy, law, environment & development / marine/coastal resources management are preferred
Experiences in working in government agencies, pelagic fishing companies, seafood processors/traders/buyers/retailers / other relevant organizations are preferred. 
Extensive knowledge & understanding of major marine conservation issues including fisheries impacts & management, international marine law & governance & community based marine resource management. 
Good understanding of the links between marine conservation & issues such as climate change, sustainable development, international trade;
Experience in working with governments, corporate sector, aid agencies, civil society, NGOs;
Excellent written, verbal & interpersonal communication skills in English & Korean
Strong research & analytical skills
Knowledge of research tools & methodology
Ability to collect & analyse useful data & information
Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time & within budget
Commitment to, demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team
Ability to work unsupervised, in a rapidly changing environment 
Effective computer skills
 

Working Relationships

 
  • Internal: As part of the Program team, works with oceans conservation program manager’s supervisory & conservation director’s management. works closely with all other colleagues in the WWF Korea team. 
  • External: Ministry of ocean & fishery, fishing companies such as Dongwon, Shilla, Sajo, etc., civil societies such as EJF, Appeal, CIES, certification assessment bodies such as Control Union, DNV-GL, Loyd certification
 
Type of contract

6 months fixed term

Application Period

 2019/8/21 - 2019/9/4

How to apply?

If you would like to learn more & soon join our team, please send us your application by email to recruitment@wwfkorea.or.kr including a letter of motivation & resume with 2 reference contacts. Please use the subject line to indicate which position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Many thanks for your interest in WWF-Korea & this opportunity.

*Please do not put your resident registration number in any application documents specified above. In case any certificate includes your resident registration number, please make sure to conceal the number not to be exposed resident registration number.
 

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