Database Support and Analysis Officer

Marine Stewardship Council


Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainability, marine conservation

Closing date: Friday, 31st August 2018  

Are you an individual with experience in data management and customer support with a keen interest in environmental and/or fisheries data?

  • Location: London
  • Working hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

The role

We’re looking for a Database Support and Analysis Officer to help our Strategic Research team support the core data functions of the MSC Science and Standards department. You will support live, and pilot, digital products and databases used by Science and Standards and 3rd party certifiers. This will include, but is not limited to, helpdesk support, data analysis and maintaining accurate and high-quality records relating to MSC certificate holders. This role will work closely with members of the Strategic Research, Supply Chain, and Fisheries teams.

You will:

  • Have a degree or equivalent experience in natural sciences, computing and IT, or other discipline relevant to the role
  • Be looking for an entry level position with an interest in environmental/fisheries data and a willingness to learn on the job
  • Have well developed IT skills, including good use of MS Office products 
  • Have proficiency in database management, administration and experience in using databases
  • Relish working across teams and building and maintaining good relationships.

About the MSC

The MSC’s vision is for the world’s oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations. Through our world-leading certification and ecolabeling programme we recognise and reward sustainable fisheries and through the leadership of our partners, create market incentives to encourage other fisheries to improve the way they operate. Over 300 fisheries around the world, representing 12% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC program. MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.

To apply

Please send the following to

  • A cover letter, outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification, and include information on your salary expectations; and
  • a copy of your current CV

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. The subject of your email should read: Database Support and Analysis Officer

Closing dateFriday 31 August 17:00 (BST)

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