Senior Evidence Specialist

The Marine Management Organisation license, regulate and plan marine activities in the seas around England so that they’re carried out in a sustainable way. This helps the government achieve its vision for clean, healthy, productive and biologically diverse oceans and seas.  It is essential that the decisions of the MMO are informed by robust evidence.

The MMO is currently recruiting for a Senior Evidence Specialist within the Evidence team of the MMO and based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. This team delivers the provision and analysis of scientific evidence to enable the MMO to make sound, reasoned decisions in its marine management functions.

The successful candidate will work with other team members to provide the relevant expertise to equip the MMO to make impartial, independent decisions with regard to its decision making functions. S/he will be the technical lead on aspects of research that the MMO is engaged with to support its operational functions.

The role will involve leading on the development of research projects; liaising and co-ordinating joint working with other evidence commissioning bodies and suppliers (including the academic community); and effectively disseminating outputs to ensure that they are useful for marine management.

This in an exciting career opportunity for anyone with an interest in ensuring marine management is informed by robust scientific information.  More details about the role and how to apply can be found here.

Closing date 31st March 2017 23:55GMT.

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