Grant Name: Oceans Partnership for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation Project: Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation Executing Agency: Bay of Bengal Programme Inter-Governmental Organisation Grant No. TF 018233
Recruitment of Consultants for the Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation – Bay of Bengal Regional Project
The BOBP-IGO is looking for suitable consultant(s) from India for appointment to the following position on purely contractual basis. The contract will be initially for a period of one year and is extendable for another year. Interested candidates should be willing to work in flexible hours. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.
To apply for the job, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with following details:
Letter of intent (Explaining your suitability and willingness to take the job);
A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) to demonstrate relevant expertise and qualifications; and
Three samples of your work.
Please specify the name of the position in the subject line.
Candidates will be shortlisted based on the strength of their Letter of Intent and CV. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed and called for personal interviews.
Copy Editor and Proof Reader
Professional & Technical
Based on volume of work
Period of engagement
Initially for one year, extendable for another one year
19th August 2017
Objectives, Roles and Responsibilities
The followings are the detailed TORs for the Copy Editor:
Restructure and rewrite the areas of text as needed to promote clarity, continuity and internal consistency and incorporate reviewers’ comments;
Shorten overly long sentences, ensuring proper rhythm within each paragraph. Insert breaks where required to shorten paragraphs that are too long;
Redraft incorrect or unclear passages where necessary and insert any omitted text;
Provide accuracy and consistency in capitalization, spelling, abbreviations/acronyms, notes, bibliography, titles, graphs, and tables (including their notes and sources);
Ensure that the organization of the work promotes forward momentum and that the language is crisp and engaging;
Ensure that arguments are presented in a balanced manner; that citations are included for statement/passages where required;
Ensure that the language used is impactful; that repetitious text and jargon are eliminated; and that potential sensitivities (g. political, gender, culture) are flagged and ways of resolving the issue(s) proposed;
Develop and ensure consistency in overall layout; and
Review the page proofs.
Profile and Qualifications Required
The profile and qualification of the Copy Editor should include the following:
Graduation with English as medium of instruction;
Excellent written skill in English;
Familiarity with environmental issues and scientific terms;
Proficiency in computer application; and
Candidates having familiarity with fisheries will be given preference.
Last date of receipt of Application
Applications must be delivered with the Letter of Intent, CV and full contact details of two referees to the address below (by mail/fax/e-mail) within 15 days from the date of advertisement.
Bay of Bengal Programme Inter-Governmental Organisation