Job Description

Technical Advisor – Catch Documentation and Traceability (CDT) Advisor

 

Chemonics International Inc., a Washington DC based global consulting firm, with over 35 years of experience implementing development programs for various donors, primarily working with USAID, is recruiting mid- and senior-level professionals for an anticipated USAID-funded Sustainable Fisheries program. Based in Bangkok with satellite offices in Indonesia and the Philippines, the potential program’s goal is to increase the ability of regional fisheries organizations to conserve marine biodiversity and combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Asia-Pacific region. This proposed five-year activity focuses on implementing a fishery catch documentation and certification system in order to improve food security and fisheries management. The program will liaise heavily with the private sector, working with actors from across the seafood value chain in both domestic and international markets.

Catch Documentation and Traceability (CDT) Advisor will contribute to the prevention of Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing by ensuring all fish entering the supply chain can be traced back to the vessel on which it was caught.

Responsibilities:

Design the CDT software program, building on current models.
Design and implement trainings for port officials and fishermen to gather basic fisheries data.
Assist stakeholders in the design and implementation of Fisheries Improvement Projects.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in marine science or related degree required.
Minimum 5 years of relevant technical experience on a donor-funded projects; experience with USAID preferred.
Demonstrated work or policy experience combatting IUU fishing and seafood fraud.
Demonstrated experience in developing and/or implementing catch documentation systems.
Experience working in the Asia region; ASEAN nations preferred.
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.
English proficiency, both spoken and written.
Thai citizenship preferred

How to Apply

Expressions of Interest: Send electronic submissions with the position title in the subject line to [email protected] by January 12, 2014. No telephone inquiries please. Finalists will be contacted.