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Job: Project Manager
Organization: SeaPlan
City: Boston, MA
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Field: Environment and Food
Position Type: Full-time Job
Minimum Experience: 2-3 years
Deadline: 06/29/2012

Organization Overview:

SeaPlan is an independent not-for-profit organization working toward vibrant coastal economies sustained by healthy oceans and supported by best practices in ocean management. Since 2006, SeaPlan has worked in partnership with government, marine-dependent industry, the scientific community, and conservation organizations. Primary practice areas include data integration and analysis, ocean use characterization, decision support tools development, stakeholder engagement and communications, indicators development and program design and management. SeaPlan is currently a team of 5 full time staff and several subcontracted professional service teams.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will manage a portfolio of SeaPlan projects emphasizing science integration for ocean planning in Massachusetts and the Northeast. Primary responsibilities will include in-house substantive analysis and client service delivery as well as managing the work of subcontractors, including developing scopes of work/budgets and reviewing deliverables. Other duties will include managing project teams, supporting project-related stakeholder outreach and communications, and representing SeaPlan’s work at relevant conferences. The position is based in Boston; compensation includes a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

- BS/BA in the natural or social sciences, public policy, or related field
- 3 years of relevant professional work experience
- Familiarity with complex natural resource management issues in a multi-stakeholder setting
- Demonstrated project management experience
- Experience developing well-written technical documents
- Ability to work with minimum supervision and to organize/prioritize workload to meet demands in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to effectively work, clearly communicate and interact in a project team environment
- Strong communication skills – written, oral and interpersonal
- Computer proficiency including command of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and data base software (Microsoft Professional Suite)
Preferred Qualifications:
- Knowledge of issues, trends and developments in coastal / ocean policy, planning and management
- Experience translating complex information for non-technical audiences
- Familiarity with GIS

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, June 29, 2012 to gro.nalPaeS|sboJ#gro.nalPaeS|sboJ or by mail to: Hiring Manager, SeaPlan, 89 South Street, Suite 202, Boston, MA 02111. Writing samples and references are not required at this time.



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