Job Opportunity: Fisheries Manager with Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is looking for a Fisheries Manager, who can contribute to delivering the MSC’s over-arching aims and objectives in France.

Under the supervision of the Senior Fisheries Outreach Manager, you will be responsible for promoting and increasing awareness and support for the MSC program across fisheries, engaging new potential fisheries in the program while maintaining effective relationships with existing ones. 

You will also be responsible for implementing and delivering activities in the final phase of the Project Medfish with French fisheries in the Mediterranean (until 2022).

Who are you?

You will:

  • Be qualified to degree level or have equivalent experience in fisheries or marine conservation 
  • have excellent knowledge of fishery management, halieutic sciences and the fisheries sector in France, including experience of working in the wild capture fisheries sector in France 
  • have previous project management and stakeholder engagement experience 
  • Be fluent in spoken and written French and English.  

Who are the MSC?

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 their internationally recognized certification and ecolabeling programme well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognized and rewarded in the market place, through the leadership of their partners. 

Critically, other fisheries are incentivized to improve their performance to meet the growing demand for certified sustainable and traceable seafood choice.  Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing 16% 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. 

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Application Deadline: 27th July 2020 at 10.00 am (GMT)

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