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Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

What we do

WWF is an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.

WWF Madagascar Country Office is looking for a “Fisheries Specialist” – open-ended contract

Location : Antananarivo

Major Function:

Under the supervision of the Fisheries Coordinator, the Fisheries Specialist is responsible for providing support to seascapes teams on the development of approaches and interventions to deliver on the WWF-Madagascar 2021- 2025 conservation goals and objectives on fisheries.

What you need:


Required Qualifications:

  • At least Masters level in a field related to fisheries management, marine sciences, and other related fields.
  • At least 3 years of experience working on fisheries management
  • Experience working on fisheries monitoring and data collection
  • Experience working with governments, civil societies, NGOs, researchers and corporate sector
  • Have a good network of external relationships in the Malagasy fisheries sector

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in French, English and Malagasy
  • Fit for frequent work in the field
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Courage, Respect, Integrity & Collaboration

How to apply?

Cover letter and detailed CV with telephone number for quick contact, photo, 03 professional references to be sent by mail to mwiopo.recruitment@wwf.mg with the mention “Fisheries Specialist”.
Full job description and specific template for cover letter and resume can be found on the website www.wwf.mg or requested by email at mwiopo.recruitment@wwf.mg
Deadline for application: April 11th 2023
Only preselected candidates are contacted.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce