The Professional Ecosystem Coordinator shall possess competences and strong analytical skills related to ecosystems, knowledge from the fisheries field, and an understanding of underlying data needs. This is to support the implementation of the ICES Strategic Plan 2014–2018, and in response to policy demands, work within ICES on integrated ecosystem assessments, ecosystem overviews, interest from the recipients of ICES advice, and work within ICES to move actively towards a stronger integration of ecosystem considerations in its advice.
The post is based at the Council's Headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark
The position will be filled by a professional with extensive work experience in marine ecology, with a strong fisheries background, and the following qualifications:
The position will be for an initial period of 4 years, starting preferably during December 2014, and with a possibility for prolongation for another 4 years.
Members of the Secretariat enjoy the privileges and immunities to which they are deemed to be entitled in line with ICES as an Intergovernmental Organization and pursuant to the Host Agreement between the Government of Denmark and ICES. The ICES Staff Rules set out the conditions and principles of employment and the responsibilities of the staff of the ICES Secretariat. Benefits similar to those paid by UN organizations are also available for eligible staff members (e.g. installation, dependents' education, repatriation allowances, and home leave). A pension scheme, or alternatively an investment scheme, is available to which both the incumbent and the Council contribute.
E-mail applications, including curriculum vitae and references, should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org (with "Ecosystem coordinator" marked on the subject line) no later than 12 June 2014. Interviews are planned in week 26.