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Senior Marine Ornithologist- JNCC

Team: Marine Species
Ref No: 2021/119
Grade: S
Type of appointment: Permanent
Hours of work:Full-time
Location: Aberdeen

We are seeking a seabird ecologist with good knowledge of the pressures affecting UK seabirds, experience of synthesising evidence for a range of decision-makers, good relationship development skills and an ability to effectively represent JNCC with a range of partners and stakeholders. The post-holder will be working with statutory bodies, research organisations and industry partners on a range of projects. Current projects include seabird bycatch evidence and advice, monitoring seabirds at sea, advice on protected areas, and research on seabird interactions with Offshore Wind developments. We are looking for somebody who can adapt to new challenges and work across different themes within the scope of our seabird evidence and advice role; somebody with good project management and analytical skills, who is keen to develop new ideas, and both lead and support delivery of evidence. They will also assist in strengthening our strategic approach to evidence provision and represent JNCC in external forums when required. Coordination of specialist inputs from other teams in JNCC will also be an important role and the post holder will support planning across groups and teams.

Closing date and interview date 
The closing date for this post is 23:55 on Monday, 20 December 2021
The anticipated interview date will be in the week beginning 31st January 2022

For further information and how to apply, please go here.


Closing date: 20/12/2021
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Salary: £35,950
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