Senior Fisheries Outreach Officer, UK and RoI

  • Job posted:
    27/07/2018
  • Terms:
    Permanent
  • Employer:
    Marine Steward
  • Hours:
    35 hours per week
  • Job Title:
    Senior Fisheries Outreach Officer, UK and RoI
  • Salary:
    N/A
  • Location:
    London

Do you have experience of working with or in the fishing industry or supply chain? We’re looking for a Senior Fisheries Outreach Officer, who can build and manage relationships, identify opportunities and help drive sustainability improvements.

The role
As a key member of the MSC UK team and Project UK Fisheries Improvements team, you will work with different areas of industry and the supply chain to help facilitate improvements work and deliver action plans to move fisheries closer to meeting the MSC standard.

You will also work with fisheries already in the MSC program, ensuring they understand the MSC processes and requirements, and helping them maximise their opportunities to use the MSC logo.

You will

  • have previous experience working in or with the UK fishing industry or supply chain;
  • have a post-graduate qualification, with an understanding of fisheries science and / or fisheries management;
  • have experience of building and managing external relationships to achieve your objectives;
  • likely have previous experience of working with Fishery Improvement Projects; and
  • have a current UK driving licence.

About the MSC
The MSC operates the world’s most recognised fisheries certification and eco-labelling programme. We celebrate, promote and add value to sustainable fisheries and through the leadership of our partners, create market incentives to encourage other fisheries to improve the way they fish the oceans. Over 300 fisheries around the world, landing 12% of the annual global harvest, are now engaged at some stage of the MSC’s independent assessment process. MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.

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