Fisheries Research and Management Plan Officer

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  |  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 office@devonandsevernifca.gov.uk.  No CVs will be accepted.  

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