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Fisheries Standard Manager

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Location   England (London & Greater)
Town/City   London
Salary   18 month – Fixed-term contract
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   12/04/2021
Company Name   Marine Stewardship Council
Contact Name  
Telephone   +44 (0)2078113307
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The Marine Stewardship Council is seeking a motivated, talented Fisheries Standards Manager

Are you passionate about our oceans?

Do you want to contribute to the development and implementation of the MSC’s Fisheries Standard?

If so, you could be the perfect fit for the Marine Stewardship Council!

Reporting to a Senior Fisheries Standard Manager, this post is within the Fisheries team of the Science and Standards department. The role has particular focus on technical work related to the  environmental impact of fishing and the requirements of Principle 2 of the Fisheries Standard. As a member of a team, you will primarily contribute to the:

  • Management of a portfolio of fisheries in the programme and oversight of their assessment;
  • Review and development of the MSC’s Fisheries Standard and Fisheries Certification Process, with a focus on work related to Principle 2;
  • Implementation and evaluation of the internal policies and procedures that support the team’s functions.

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly motivated individual with professional experience within the fields of fisheries science and management, marine ecology or marine conservation. You will have excellent knowledge of the environmental impacts of fishing and relevant mitigation measures and strategies. Practical experience with the ecosystem approach to fisheries management is desirable, as is experience of third-party certification schemes including the MSC program. You will also have a strong teamwork ethic and excellent project planning, organisation and time management skills.

Who are we?

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 internationally-recognised certification and ecolabeling programme well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognised and rewarded in the market place, through the leadership of our partners.  Critically, other fisheries are incentivised to improve their performance to meet the growing demand for certified sustainable and traceable seafood choice.   Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing 17% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC programme and over 1200 documented improvements to the way our oceans are being fished have been recorded.  MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.

Applications here.

Applications closing date:             12 April 2021 – 9:00am BST

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