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16 Feb 2017

PROGRAMME MANAGER, RESEARCH AND RESOURCE ASSESSMENT, CARIBBEAN REGIONAL FISHERIES MECHANISM SECRETARIAT (CRFM)

Closing Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2017

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates should possess:

A PhD. Degree in fisheries, marine sciences or related field, plus at least five (5) years relevant working experience in tropical fisheries research and fisheries assessment.

OR

A Master's level Degree in fisheries, marine sciences or related field, plus ten (10) years relevant work experience in fisheries research and fisheries assessment, at least five (5) of which must be in tropical fisheries.

Candidates should also have:

  • Experience in designing and conducting research and stock assessment studies of tropical fisheries; 

  • High level written and oral communication skills and track record of publication in peer review journals; 

  • Experience in developing and managing projects, and obtaining funding for fisheries research; and 

  • A good working knowledge of fisheries scientific methodologies, including statistics and information and communication technology applications.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES TO OBTAIN ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVES:

(The following responsibility statements identify specific duties necessary to attain the CRFM Secretariat’s objectives while not precluding the position holder from carrying out other related activities that may be inherent in the position)

  • DEVELOPS, implements and keeps updated the CRFM’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Agenda;

  • PLANS and COORDINATES all CRFM programme activities related to research and resource assessment, including the technical component of CRFM Working Group activities; 

  • COLLABORATES with partner agencies, as agreed, for joint implementation of research and resource assessment activities, including joint working group activities; 

  • DIRECTS and COORDINATES the work of external consultants contracted to assist in research and resource assessment; 

  • PREPARES proposals for relevant projects; 

  • COORDINATES development of CRFM research plans and proposals; 

  • SUPERVISES and IMPLEMENTS field and laboratory research work; and

  • PROVIDES technical support to countries on ICCAT matters, and represents CRFM Member States at ICCAT’s Scientific Meetings.

 

Full details of the position may be obtained by accessing the following web site -
http://www.crfm.int or contact secretariat@crfm.int.