Fisheries Research & Management Plan Officer

Devon & Severn IFCA

Brixham, Devon
£21,589 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01803854648 Hazel Mitchell

Sectors: marine conservation, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 18th November 2019   6 days left

Fisheries Research and Management Plan Officer

Devon and Severn Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority

  • Location: Brixham
  • Salary: NJC Grade E £21,589
  • Type of Contract: 1 year fixed term
  • Work Pattern: 37 hours per week

Closing date: Monday 18th November 2019

Interviews to take place: Monday 25th November 2019 at the Brixham Office 

Benefits: 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays and time off in lieu of accrued hours

Role Purpose:

  • To develop and produce the first Fisheries Research and Management Plans for the Devon and Severn IFCA’s (D&S IFCA) District.
  • To promote the Fisheries Research and Management Plans and their contents to relevant organisations and stakeholders.
  • To assist with the delivery of the Fisheries Research and Management Plan project aims and reporting to the funding body.
  • To at all times work to positively represent the D&S IFCA and the values of the organisation.

Qualifications and Skills required:

  • A marine environment related degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent desk-based research and writing skills
  • Good statistical data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Experience of GIS data analysis
  • Knowledge of the UK fisheries management regime and relevant legislation and policy
  • An understanding of wider marine environmental issues, marine activities and the marine planning and licensing regimes
  • Excellent communication skills, experience of presenting complex issues to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience of building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, governmental and non-governmental organisations
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills

To apply: For an application form and job specification please contact 01803 854648 or No CVs will be accepted.

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