The responsibilities of the Professional Officer will span across departments (science, advice and data) with a primary objective to strengthen the profile and co-ordination of work conducted by ICES expert groups and to further develop ICES capacity for scientific advice. As Professional Officer, you will play a valuable role in facilitating and highlighting ICES science and enabling a stronger integration of scientific developments and ecosystem considerations in our advice.
You will join a dynamic and collaborative international team in Copenhagen, who is committed to providing a welcoming, efficient and rewarding working environment, serving the ICES network, and advancing the scope and impact of marine science.
Qualifications and experience
We seek a Professional Officer who is motivated, organised, collaborative and flexible. Further requirements for this position are:
Terms of appointment
The appointment will be full-time (38 hours per week, inclusive lunch breaks), for a four-year contract period starting preferably in January 2019, or as soon as possible. The salary will be at the “P2" grade, which is based on the United Nations common salary system.
ICES Secretariat staff enjoy privileges and immunities pursuant to the Host Agreement between the Government of Denmark and ICES. The salaries of ICES staff are exempt from Danish income tax and are based on, but not identical to, UN salary grade scales. Benefits similar to those paid by the UN organization are also available for eligible staff members (e.g. installation/repatriation, dependents' education, and home leave allowances). Furthermore, a tax-free pension scheme is available, to which both the employee and ICES contribute. The ICES Staff Rules set out the conditions and principles of employment and the responsibilities of the staff of the Secretariat.
If you feel you have the personal and professional qualities and potential we are looking for, please submit your application (CV and cover letter) via e-mail to email@example.com no later than 5 October 2018. Please mark your email and application documents “201804 Professional Officer".
Questions about the position can be directed to Wojciech Wawrzynski, Head of Science Support.
ICES is an equal opportunity employer.
ICES Secretariat is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.