Global Sharks and Rays Initiative (GSRI) Coordinator

The Global Sharks and Rays Initiative (GSRI)

Flexible globally

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract Sofia Sainz

Sectors: marine conservation, conservation & wildlife, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

The Global Sharks and Rays Initiative (GSRI) is an organizational partnership established to implement a ten-year collaborative global conservation strategy for sharks and rays. The GSRI and global strategy were launched in February 2016. The GSRI Core Partner Team (CPT) currently comprises the following organizations, all of whom have committed to collaborate to implement the global strategy over the full ten-year term: Shark Advocates International, Shark Trust, TRAFFIC, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The co-chairs of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Shark Specialist Group, serving as technical advisors, are also members of the CPT. The GSRI aims to be inclusive and to partner with all agencies, organizations, and institutions committed to its shared vision and goal and to collaborating in implementing the GSRI global strategy.

The position

The major tasks of the coordinator will be:

  • Lead in the organization of GSRI CPT regular calls and meetings, including preparation, agenda-setting, producing records of meetings and follow-up, and driving decisions on action points;
  • Facilitate the organization and conduct of GSRI annual meeting, including preparing meeting materials, developing agendas, assigning tasks to participants, including to prepare and finalize the record of the meeting;
  • Set indicators and targets and establishing/updating systems to monitor progress against indicators and targets;
  • Maintain oversight of the progress of joint GSRI projects, working closely with relevant institutional grants manager (WCS or other) to ensure timely and full delivery of all donor commitments;
  • Serve as focal point for requests from organizations interested in partnering with the GSRI;
  • Other services as agreed by the Core Partner Team.

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