Job Opportunity: Head of Fisheries with the Marine Conservation Society

Marine Conservation Society (MCS)

MCS scientists, campaigners, volunteers, advocates, data experts, fundraisers, divers and researchers are all passionate about creating a sustainable future for our seas. MCS stands for Science and people - their staff, volunteers, supporters and partners - are at the heart of everything they do. They act because everyone relies on the ocean to survive, from the air we breathe to the food we eat. MCS believe in fair, open and accountable democratic institutions, in an inspired and engaged society that values the sea and in businesses that are sustainable. They are committed to being inclusive and promoting diversity

Overall job purpose and objectives

To lead on Fisheries and Aquaculture for the Marine Conservation Society, overseeing and enabling delivery of their strategic goals in this area.

Responsible for core and restricted project budgets which range between £250k and £1m.

Key responsibilities

  • Strategically plan, co-ordinate, oversee and evaluate MCS’ Fisheries and Aquaculture (F&A) work to ensure its’ successful delivery
  • Lead and manage the F&A team
  • Promote MCS’ F&A objectives internally and externally to key stakeholders
  • Develop and manage the F&A programme
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of MCS’ Strategy, providing organizational leadership as part of the Extended Management Team

Salary: Up to £40,200 (dependent on experience)

Flexible work location within UK, or based in one of the MCS offices in London, Edinburgh or Ross-on-Wye

Application deadline: 10th January 2021

For more information and how to apply, click here.

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