OCEANA is the largest advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Founded in 2001, it is headquartered in Washington – USA. Its offices in North America, South America and Europe work together in a number of strategic campaigns in order to achieve measurable results in marine conservation and management of each country’s Ecological Economic Zones (EEZ). OCEANA believes in the importance of science in identifying problems and seeking solutions.
OCEANA’s office in Brazil is headquartered in Brasília and works with the government, the society, the fishing sector and scientists to influence changes and necessary adjustments in policies, management and marine fishing activity. Our strategic goals are to encourage adequate exploitation and consumption of target fish species, the protections of fish nurseries and spawning, as well as mitigation of by catch and other EEZ impacts. We believe this is the best way to restore and maintain the abundance and wealth of our seas, while ensuring the environmental, economic and social livelihood of those whose who depend on the oceans. OCEANA believes that through adequate management and consumption, the oceans will be able to feed the growing human population. For these reasons, our mission statement is “Save the Oceans. Feed the World.”
General Summary of Position
The Diretor Administrativo e Financeiro/Office Administrator serves in a key leadership position helping to ensure the successful operation of Oceana Brasil. This position requires a person who is clear and precise regarding the implementation of Oceana’s legal requirements, policies and procedures, as well as flexible in reaching goals and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that Oceana Brasil’s operational systems are working efficiently and effectively to support the organization’s strategic goals. S/he will ensure that Oceana is meeting the legal and regulatory requirements in Brasil and is following the policies and procedures of the global organization. The Director leads the budget process (annual, campaign and donor) and produces financial reports and analyses for donors, advisors and external auditors. S/he ensures that Oceana Brasil’s resources are properly utilized, in accordance to the organization’s policies and procedures and in strict conformity with Brazilian regulations and the donor requirements.
S/he is responsible for the financial, accounting, human resources, office administration, IT – Information Technology, contracts and procurement functions in Brasil.
The Director with work with the Vice President and others to ensure the successful execution of Brasil’s programmatic goals. S/he will ensure coordination within the Brasil team and with the entirety of Oceana with a focus on the operational areas.
The Director reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with a dotted line to the national Vice-President.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Educational and Professional Experience:
Profile and Skills - The incumbent must:
To apply for this position send resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
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