About the Role
As a Field Manager at Fish Welfare Initiative, you will lead our field operations at various field sites, oversee our data collectors, maintain strong farmer relationships, represent the field sites in programmatic decision-making, and more.
Completing our Field Manager application may lead to placement in any of the following managerial roles:
—Fish Welfare Officers support the development of our welfare standard through research, testing, and evaluation.
—Program Coordinators support our farmer work by managing data collectors in one particular region.
—Farmers Program Managers support our farmer work by managing program coordinators across multiple regions.
Though responsibilities vary somewhat by the specific role, our field managers will generally be tasked with the following:
—Manage 1-10 staff members
—Build and maintain strong farmer relationships
—Ensure regular and high-quality data collection and entry
—Run on-the-ground trials to test out practices that may be better for fish welfare
—Enroll farmers in the Alliance for Responsible Aquaculture
—Become an expert in aquaculture and fish welfare
—Collaborate with local NGOs and other partners
—Regularly articulate the benefits and value of animal welfare in aquaculture
About the Organisation
Fish Welfare Initiative (FWI) is a startup organization whose mission is to improve the welfare of fish as much as possible. We focus specifically on farmed fishes, i.e., fishes raised in aquaculture.