The data team comprises 15 staff members who provide marine data services to ICES member countries, science expert groups, European Commission, Regional Seas Conventions (HELCOM and OSPAR), the European Environment Agency (EEA), and various other projects and portals.
We seek a maternity cover to fill the role of Data Officer working primarily with data flows for the assessment of the population status of fish stocks, as well as indicators related to the ecosystem approach to fisheries. This role involves close collaboration with national institute experts dealing with data collection and the assessment of these data for both fisheries dependent and fisheries independent data.
Due to the important and dynamic aspect of managing internal and external relations with data customers, this role will require a flexible and service-minded approach. A vocational or educational background related to fisheries or marine management, and/or statistics and/or biology are an essential aspect of this role as thematic understanding is as important as technical skills in this position.
The following skills and competencies are critical for this role.
Terms of appointment
The appointment will be full-time during the period of November 2020 to September 2021.
ICES Secretariat staff enjoy privileges and immunities pursuant to the Host Agreement between the Government of Denmark and ICES. The salary for this role is situated at the “C6" grade which is exempt from Danish income tax and is based on, but not identical to, the United Nations common salary system. A tax-free pension scheme is available.
The ICES Staff Rules set out the conditions and principles of employment and the responsibilities of the staff of the ICES Secretariat.
If you feel you have the professional and personal qualities and potential we are looking for, please submit your application (CV and cover letter) via 360Job apply link no later than 11 October 2020. Please mark your email and applications documents “202008 Data Officer-Maternity".
Questions about this vacancy may be directed to Head of Data and Information Neil Holdsworth.
ICES is an equal opportunity employer.
ICES Secretariat is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.