GVI Planet is hiring a
Location: Curieuse, Seychelles
Start date: ASAP
About the role
Curieuse is an idyllic, remote and wild small island in the Seychelles, close to the north coast of the island of Praslin. The island is notable for its bare red earth intermingled with the unique coco de mer palms, mangrove systems, aldabra giant tortoises, lemon sharks, hawksbill and green sea turtles.We run marine and terrestrial conservation internship and volunteer programs on Curieuse island and therefore the Program Manager’s role at the hub is to oversee the effective day to day running of the program operations, as well as manage the staff and volunteers on base. The ideal candidate for this position will enjoy working with people and living communally. They will have experience with leadership, specifically staff and volunteer management, have a professional qualification in science/marine conservation, and expertise in operations.
You are outgoing with a passion for nature and the conservation thereof. You excel in problem-solving and love to work with people.
Being fluid is your left arm, and resilient is your right. Your feet are firmly on the ground yet you are able to conquer the highest mountain if the occasion needs you to do so.
Your sense of humour is accommodating and your understanding of diversity and inclusion is something you are very proud of.
You are amazing as you are, and we’ll love having you on the team.
What you will do
What you will need
What we offer
In addition, GVI has the following perks:
GVI is an international multi-award-winning social enterprise on a mission to build a global network of people united by their passion to make a difference. We run programs in 13 countries worldwide aligned to the objectives of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
GVI is a platform for personal growth, and our staff have the ability to develop themselves across teams, departments, and even locations! We value passion, authenticity, entrepreneurship and innovation and treat all of our stakeholders with respect and compassion above everything else.
You can find out more about the types of work we do, and who we are as an organisation here.
Please submit your CV along with a cover letter stating why you feel you would be the best candidate for this role.
Please note: We will do our utmost to respond to all applicants, however, given the large volume of applications we receive, this isn't always possible. If you do not hear back from us within three-four weeks, please take it that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.