We are currently seeking applications for a Senior Policy Officer – Strategic Research within Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range
This position is located within the Marine Planning, Development and Crown Estate Strategy team which is responsible for National, Regional and Sectoral Planning, Licensing Policy, Strategic Research, Engagement and Information and oversight of the management of the Scottish Crown Estates. The primary focus of this role will be to develop the scientific evidence base for marine planning, through the coordination of the Scottish Marine Energy Research Programme (ScotMER). The objectives of this programme are to identify key evidence gaps when assessing the impacts of offshore renewable developments, deliver research projects to address priority gaps, and communicate outputs to the planning and licensing teams and wider stakeholders through ScotMER Symposium events.