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Deputy Secretary, Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication – OSPAR Commission

Closing date for applications: 31 May 2024

Starting date: As soon as possible

Location: Secretariat offices[1], London

Basic salary: Approximately £71 700/year (exempt from UK income tax)


We are looking for a highly motivated, outcome-focused Deputy Secretary with a can-do attitude and excellent team working skills to support OSPAR’s work on hazardous substances and eutrophication.

Profile: University graduate (preferably in natural or environmental sciences). Minimum of five years’ relevant professional experience.

Specific duties and responsibilities: Primarily responsible for the work under OSPAR’s Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee (HASEC), amongst others, on eutrophication (including modelling), trends and effects of (hazardous) substances in the marine environment, atmospheric and riverine inputs. In addition, the person appointed will provide support to other areas of OSPAR’s work. The primary function of the role is to support HASEC to deliver OSPAR’s agreed strategic and operational objectives, ensuring the preparation of documents needed for its meetings, reports of those meetings, and appropriate follow-up.


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