Indigenous Ocean Ecosystem Navigator

Website South Island Prosperity Partnership - COAST initiative

The Indigenous Ocean Ecosystem Navigator (the Navigator) will play a key role in our listening and learning along with the planning, coordination and implementation of high caliber programs, events and competitions surrounding the Ocean Startup Project (OSP) and the South Island Prosperity Partnership’s (SIPP) initiative the Centre for Ocean Applied Sustainable Technologies (COAST).

The Navigator will conduct outreach across BC and other parts of Canada and meet with current and potential entrepreneurs, partners and others in the ecosystem to raise awareness of opportunities and to connect very early stage entrepreneurs to programs and advisors. To ensure existing networks with First Nations and Indigenous communities connect with blue economy opportunities, the Navigator will also act as a collaborator, working closely with partners to connect them to OSP and COAST programs and services.

Full role description can be found on the COAST recruitment page.

Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, preference will be given to members of the following designated groups: Indigenous peoples. 

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