ICES is an intergovernmental organization that develops science and advice to support the sustainable use of the oceans. Our network includes more than 4000 scientists from over 350 marine institutes in 20 member countries and beyond.
The Professional Officer will assist with the strengthening of the technical and scientific input to ICES work to provide scientific advice, including the development of new products and deliverables.
The Professional Officer shall possess competences and strong analytical skills related to quantitative fish stocks assessment methods. Furthermore, the Professional Officer shall have an understanding of underlying data needs, the integration of ecosystem and environmental drivers, and the translation of science to scientific advice. This is to support the implementation of goals set out in the ICES Strategic Plan, 2014–2018.
In addition to the immediate ICES community, the selected candidate will also work together with a wide network of international scientists, industry representatives, and political officials, playing a valuable role in developing scientific advice for fisheries and management policies.
Qualifications and experience
The position will be filled by a scientist with extensive work experience in quantitative fish stock assessment, with strong fisheries background, or related environmental sciences, and the following qualifications:
Terms of appointment
The starting date for this position is as soon as possible but no later than 31 March 2016.
The salary is tax-free and is based at the grade P2, step 1 which equates to a net monthly salary of 35,604.02 Danish kroner after accounting for the various salary adjustments and deductions. ICES staff are eligible each year for a salary step increase within their post grade based on an annual performance assessment.
In addition to the basic salary, staff members may be entitled to several allowances such as dependant family allowance, education allowance, moving/repatriation allowance, as well as a home leave allowance every other year.
Furthermore, a tax-free pension scheme is available in which the employee contributes 7.9% of pensionable salary and ICES contributes 15.8%.
If you feel you have the personal qualities and potential we are looking for, please submit your application (CV and cover letter) via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4 January 2016. Please mark your application documents "201601-Professional Officer".
Questions about this position can be directed to Cristina Morgado, Head of Advisory Support.
ICES is an equal opportunity employer.