We are currently in search of a highly organized and self-motivated Advice Officer to join our Secretariat (organization headquarters) in Copenhagen.
The Advice Officer will join the Advisory Department but will also work cross-departmentally within the Secretariat. This is a diverse role and requires working with and supporting highly skilled professionals both from the Secretariat and our wider community to fulfil the requests for scientific advisory services as well an ability to prioritise tasks in collaboration with your Line Manager and the team. You will be working with Secretariat colleagues and senior ICES leadership to support ICES Advisory Plan of delivering evidence-based scientific advice to meet conservation, management, and sustainability goals for the North Atlantic in a manner that is credible, relevant, and legitimate.
We offer a job in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark where you’ll get to collaborate closely with leading scientists and gain insight into the operations of an intergovernmental organization. Our Secretariat staff is made up of 75 people who represent 26 nationalities, and our meeting facilities are regularly full of visiting experts from our 20 Member Countries and beyond. Your immediate team of 18 is made up of skilled and committed colleagues who have a wide range of backgrounds (e.g. marine science, administration, project management) and there is plenty of opportunity for sparring, involvement and competency development.
We seek a service-minded colleague to:
Qualifications and experience
To be a success in this role, you should have:
Terms of appointment
The appointment will be full-time (38 hours per week, incl. lunch), for a four-year contract period starting in April 2023 or as soon as possible, with the possibility of extension.
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, the United Nations common salary system. The salary for this role is situated at the “C4” grade. A tax-free pension scheme is available, to which both the employee and ICES contribute.
ICES Staff Rules set out the conditions and principles of employment and the responsibilities of the Secretariat staff.
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 Talent Attract no later than 30 March 2023. Please mark your application documents “202303 Advice Officer”
Interviews with selected candidates will be held remotely. Questions about this vacancy may be directed to HR Officer Rachel West Knudsen.
ICES Secretariat is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.