Displaying Vulnerable Wandering Albatrosses Diomedea exulans on Marion Island; photograph by Otto Whitehead
Opportunities have arisen to become a part of the Mouse-Free Marion Project team. The Mouse-Free Marion Project is working towards a planned eradication of the island’s invasive mice population, an operation which is anticipated to take place over the austral winter in 2025. As described on their website, the project is currently seeking applications for the following positions:
MFM Assistant Project Manager
The MFM Assistant Project Manager will support the MFM Project Manager, MFM Project Team and Management Committee in developing and delivering a range of activities associated with the planning work for the MFM Project. The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills and experience, especially in the ecological and nature conservation fields, and a sound understanding of South African environmental legislation and regulatory processes associated with environmental projects. For more information on this opportunity, please download the document here.
The MFM Administration and Finance Officer will support the MFM Project Team and work closely with the Finance Team at BirdLife South Africa across a range of administrative and bookkeeping tasks. This new role is intended to provide highly flexible and efficient administrative support across all areas of the MFM Project. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative, bookkeeping and customer relations skills and experience, ideally with knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database software, such as Salesforce, as well as experience in using bookkeeping software, preferably Pastel/Sage. For more information on this opportunity, please download the document here.
The MFM Prospect Researcher will support the MFM Project Team and work closely with the MFM Project’s Chief Philanthropy Officer to build the fundraising pipeline through prospect research and associated activities. The ideal candidate will have strong prospect research, customer relations, writing and organisational experience. For more information on this opportunity, please download the document here.
More information on the Mouse-Free Marion Project can be found at their website, here. Further enquiries about the roles should be directed to the contact person listed in the relevant document for the specific position.
The Mouse-Free Marion Project is a partnership between the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) and BirdLife South Africa.
30 January 2023