The goal of the project is to design and install a community plants nursery in the Municipality of Loíza. The proposed works will help to restore the natural conditions of the area which is a very significant contributor to the San Juan Bay Estuary System while providing physical conditions that will allow the flourishment of socio economic projects oriented to its natural conditions.

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The San Juan Bay Estuary Program is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to join our highly skilled team. The ideal candidate will have strong  work plan development and progress oversight skills.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for all project direction, planning, completion, and financial outcome. In order to succeed in this position, the candidate must be organized and have excellent time management skills.  

Responsibilities 

  • Manage all project documentation
  • Prepare project schedule and manage deadlines
  • Coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with project staff
  • Analyze project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timelines, and costs to ensure that project team adheres to project requirements
  • Assist with bidding process
  • Effectively communicate project progress to key stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain processes to manage scope over the project lifecycle, setting project quality and performance standards, and assessing and managing risk within, and across, multiple projects
  • Structure and manage integrated, multi-track project performance databases for multiple digital, print, social, broadcast, and experiential projects, with an eye on overall progress
  • Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels as needed—escalating issues as necessary based on project work plans
  • Experience working on interdisciplinary teams as well as independently
  • Experience working in the San Juan Bay Estuary or with partners in the region is preferred
  • Fully Bilingual; English and Spanish

Qualifications

  • 4 - 5 years of project management experience
  • BSc in Environmental Sciences and Master's degree preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with developing web technologies and software platforms for maximum usability
  • Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines
  • Strong presentation adn organizational skills
  • Fully bilingual in English and Spanish 

How to Apply:
Interested professionals must sent their resumes with a one-page cover letter including their salary history by July 25, 2018.  The email must be directed to Brenda Torres, Executive director,  at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. and must specify in the subject the title of the position, "Assistant Project Manager". 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: STAKEHOLDERS AND COMMUNITY COORDINATOR
The Stakeholders and Community Coordinator is a facilitator, a people’s person, and a team worker. The Coordinator has the primary job of engaging people from all sources of life to perform volunteer work in order to accomplish the mission of the San Juan Bay Estuary. This professional is also in charge of encouraging public participation and community involvement in restoration projects across the San Juan Bay Estuary watershed. This position develops sponsorship/business arrangements and relationships with businesses, individuals, schools and other organizations interested in supporting the San Juan Bay Estuary Program’s general operations and program areas. This position reports to the Executive Director. Main products delivered: Develop and implement a comprehensive and innovative community outreach plan targeting individual, private, corporate, school and other organizations. Submits proposals to engage potential partners on behalf of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program in a timely and consistent manner. This includes developing concepts, gathering and formatting information and preparing clear communications. Recruits, coordinates and evaluates volunteers for the organization’s volunteer program; promotes community involvement; and coordinates the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC)’s meetings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned):
Stakeholder and Community Relations
• Maintains constant communication with relevant stakeholders and community leaders
• Facilitates meetings between the Executive Director and stakeholders
• Maintains and feeds a database with information about stakeholder groups and organizations in the estuarine system and beyond.
• Provides overall coordination and submits quarterly reports related to SJBEP’s AmeriCorps Vista Volunteer Program.
• Maintains open communication channels and is aware of community concerns, and proposes the Executive Director appropriate actions to take.
• Work collaboratively and seamlessly with staff to identify new potential foundation, individual, private, corporate, school and other organization partners.
• Solicit grants, gifts, and sponsorships from new and continuing partners.
• Research and assist in developing plans for expanding the San Juan Bay Estuary Program’s presence.
• Supports in the development and submission of reports submitted by the Executive Director to the Management Conference of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program.

Supporting Citizens as Volunteers
• Supplies the need of volunteers for programs such as habitat restoration, water quality monitoring, education, administration, and others.
• Executes communication strategy to increase engagement of past, current and future volunteers via effective prearrival communication; engaging orientation and introduction to the organization upon arrival; a nuanced follow up depending upon the volunteer’s interests after the service experience
• Deepens recruitment and engagement of key volunteer groups including corporate groups, faith based, locals, veterans, and skilled volunteers
• Develops volunteer job descriptions, recruiting, and evaluation processes as needed by the staff, contractors, and stakeholders of the organization, and as defined by annual work plans.
• Develops and updates a volunteer manual with general information about the organization, volunteer opportunities, safety protocols, and other information. • Ensures all volunteer data is gathered, tracked and communicated throughout the organization using tools including
• Organizes recognition activities for the volunteers.
• Coordinates informational sessions and workshops to inform citizens on opportunities to volunteer.

Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan
• Provides updates on the progress achieved by the organization regarding the actions under the Outreach and Public Participation division of the CCMP.
• Advises the Executive Director on effective strategies to implement the actions, and the need of new CCMP actions.
• Coordinates the CAC meetings, keeps evidence of attendance, agendas and minutes.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s in education, biology, or environmental science related field, and at least four years of experience in the field. A Masters degree is desired, but not required.
• Strong communication skills both verbal and writing. Copy editing experience is desired.
• Must have documented successful partnership cultivation experience and a keen understanding of fundraising/income development.
• Strong computer and analytical skills.
• Experience working on interdisciplinary teams as well as independently.
• Experience working in the San Juan Bay Estuary or with partners in the region is preferred.
• Experience with project management

Job Knowledge and Skills:
• Strong performance orientation and skillful strategic thinking. Establishes clear expectations and continuously measures performance.
• The ability to work through stringent deadlines with acute attention to detail is required. Maintains focus on priorities.
• Strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
• Experience working with vulnerable populations
• Flexible, positive, solutions oriented attitude and desire to achieve results
• Self-starter with the ability to manage time effectively.
• Demonstrates excellence in both oral and written communications. Knowledge of external communications and cultivation techniques are essential.
• A high degree of integrity in dealing with confidential donor, supported family and financial information.
• Ability to conceptualize task projects from start to finish and complete all tasks; including - logistics, correspondence, financial reports and printed materials. • Ability to work in a team setting
• Competent in conflict and crisis management
• Access to a personal vehicle
• Fully Bilingual; English and Spanish.

Send an email with resume to Brenda Torres, Executive Director of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. by July 15, 2018. Contact: Brenda Torres
Salary: Based on experience
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Website: www.estuario.org

The Corporation for the Conservation of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program, a not-for-profit organization, hereinafter called “the Corporation”, requests proposals from qualified firms to clean septic tanks in the Cataño communities of Juana Matos and Puente Blanco. A scope of work (Section V) is included to assist interested firms, hereinafter called “the Contractor”, in the preparation of a proposal for performing the implementation of the study. The Contractor should not be limited by this general scope of work but must address all of the solutions and work products called for in this Request for Proposal (RFP). Failure to submit information in accordance with the requirements and procedures established in this document may be cause for disqualification. A Mandatory Informative Meeting and Project’s Site Visit will take place on Wednesday June 27, in order to identify possible limitations, and broaden the potential Contractor’s understanding and knowledge of the work areas background and needs.

RFP Informative Site Visit and Final Scope and Deliverable 

Costs estimate sheet and Cataño Map