Korean Fisheries Improvement Officer

Ocean Outcomes

Ocean Outcomes

South Korea
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Working closely with the Korean Fisheries Improvement Manager (KFIM), the Korean Fisheries Improvement Officer is a dedicated contracted role, responsible for assisting in the implementation of currently contracted/committed work in Korea; supporting development of new projects and partnership opportunities; and maintaining relationships with key partners and stakeholders. In supporting the KFIM, the Korean Fisheries Improvement Officer will conduct research, organize meetings/workshops/seminars and directly engage with key stakeholders (e.g. industry partners, local fishermen, governmental agencies, and NGOs) in Korea. In addition, this position will support work plan development and implementation; project management and providing project progress updates; holding regular stakeholder meetings; as well as administrative and operational tasks in support of O2’s Korea program.

We are seeking a contractor based in Korea, who can travel nationally, and internationally. The person should have a flexible, creative, and empathetic outlook, possess independent and entrepreneurial qualities; and a strong background in fisheries, seafood businesses, and/or sustainability and environmental issues are preferred. The person should also possess the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with strong independent management and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation and management of current projects in Korea
  • Support the development, management and tracking of the annual programmatic work plan
  • Organize stakeholder meetings to facilitate implementation of current work and to develop potential project and partnership opportunities
  • Conduct research and analysis in collaboration with program team and science/analytic team
  • Develop and manage high-quality communications to facilitate industry engagement and to support O2’s work in Korea
  • Other support responsibilities include, but not limited to, coordinating events and meetings, including, logistics; translation and interpretation.
  • Help nurture relationships with current and prospective program partners