Legal and Policy Specialist - Oceana Philippines
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Legal and Policy Specialist

Do you want to make a difference protecting and restoring the abundance of the oceans? Join a dedicated team of professionals at Oceana – Philippines office – who are committed to safeguarding our oceans. Our work plays a critical role in reducing the impacts of climate change, feeding a growing global population, and supporting the livelihoods of fishers, their families, and their communities.

OCEANA is the largest organization working exclusively on ocean conservation. It was established in 2001 and is based in Washington, D.C. Its North American, South American, and European offices work together on many strategic campaigns to achieve measurable results in marine management and conservation for the seas in each country. OCEANA believes especially in the importance of science to identify problems and find solutions.

The Legal and Policy Specialist, working for the Oceana office in the Philippines will assist the Campaign, Legal & Policy Senior Director in representing Oceana’s positions and objectives to government officials, media, civil society and other partners. The LPS will provide legal and policy expertise to support the development of campaign strategies in the areas of regulations and policies related to ocean conservation and sustainable use of marine resources.

As a Legal and Policy Specialist, you will be a key member of our team, working to influence and shape ocean conservation policies. You will assist with legal analysis and advice, provide campaign support, and create reports and documentation.

Ideal candidates will have a law degree, a background in policy work, especially environmental policy and previous experience dealing with government agencies.

Join us in our mission to protect and restore the world’s oceans. Apply today!

The above declarations are not intended to be an “all inclusive” list of duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job.   Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and are a reasonable representation of its activities.

Oceana values a diverse workforce and welcomes people different from each other in many ways, including characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and national origin. Oceana considers all qualified candidates and seeks to recruit from a diverse candidate pool. Closing date for applications is July 12, 2024.