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Marine Planning Project Officer- University of the Highlands and Islands Shetland



Location: Shetland
Salary: £26,126 – £32,168
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closes: 27th September 2021
Further Info’:

Applications are invited for a project officer to develop the implementation stage of the Shetland Marine Plan (

Ideally you should have experience of working with a range of stakeholders and knowledge of the UK’s marine management system. Knowledge of marine planning and policy would be advantageous. You will need to be a highly collaborative team player, communicate openly with the Marine Spatial Planning Manager and wider team, and foster excellent relations with stakeholders and partners.

Your main duties will be to facilitate the implementation of the Shetland Marine Plan. This will involve working with a range of stakeholders to develop and implement marine projects. You will be expected to present at meetings, conferences and to the public/stakeholders and will be an active member of the wider marine planning team.

You should have a degree, Master’s degree or PhD in a relevant subject area such as marine or environmental management, planning or partnership working.

Interested persons are encouraged to contact Rachel Shucksmith for an informal discussion: [email protected].

Shetland UHI
Shetland UHI is part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (, Scotland’s newest university. Founded 20 years ago, we offer well-equipped, modern facilities and provide applied research, consultancies and knowledge exchange projects together with high-quality accredited and bespoke training.



Closing date: 27/09/2021
Location: Shetland
Salary: £26,126 – £32,168
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