Job title: Fishery Monitoring and Compliance (FMC) Data Officer
Section: Fishery Monitoring and Compliance
Job type: Full time, four-year contract with a renewal term of a second four years
Commencing salary: International Professional Officer P2
Commencement date: As soon as possible
The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), an intergovernmental organisation with its Headquarters in Hobart, invites applications for the position of Fishery Monitoring and Compliance (FMC) Data Officer with primary responsibilities all FMC data and data products.
The position is responsible for all FMC data and data products. It supports the development, implementation and monitoring of fishery-related data to ensure its integrity, effectiveness and consistency.
Responsibility for the accurate collection and maintenance of all FMC data, including data products for:
- catch and effort (CE) monitoring data
- vessel logbook (C1–5 data) and vessel-submitted biological data
- vessel monitoring system (VMS)
- Catch Documentation System (CDS) data
- vessel information, including licences, movement notifications, transhipments and lists (illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU), authorised)
- System of Inspection data, including register of designated inspectors
- vessel and gear sightings
- fishery notifications
- vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs).
Details about this position are provided in the Position Description – Fishery Monitoring and Compliance (FMC) Data Officer (78.75 KB).
Applicants must address the following selection criteria:
Academic and other qualifications
A bachelor’s degree in information technology (ICT), a relevant applied science or related discipline (for instance a numerical natural science or a combined Bachelor of Science and ICT)
Technical competency in data management systems and software (including R, advanced Excel, SQL, Access)
Experience with fisheries data
Successful applicant should be a national of a country which is a Member of CCAMLR
Work experience and skills
Minimum three years of relevant experience in fishery data management
Experience in Antarctic fisheries
Experience in the scientific use of data
R programming expertise including integration with multiple databases
Integrated database management system experience, particularly SQL
Outstanding Microsoft skills, in particular Access and Excel
A good working knowledge of English is necessary
Other qualities or behaviours
Demonstrated competence in conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong teamwork skills
Effective at building good working relationships
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.
Employment terms and conditions
- The initial position will be full time for 4 years, with a probation period of three months. A generous salary will be offered in line with the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) Professional Officers P2.
- Other benefits are provided according to CCAMLR Staff Regulations and ICSC guidelines.
- Removal, settling in grant and repatriation expenses are paid, if required, in line with the ICSC.
- A detailed information package is available from the Secretariat on request.
Other relevant documents
Applicants should be a national of a country which is a Member of CCAMLR, and should be able to commence work as soon as practicable. It is standard CCAMLR recruitment practice to require the successful candidate to obtain a police and medical clearance prior to taking up the position. As an International Professional position, the successful applicant will be sponsored by CCAMLR to obtain a relevant Diplomatic visa.
Applications in electronic form, including cover letter, CV, your responses to the selection criteria with reference to the position description key responsibilities and duties, and the names and contact details of two professional referees, should be forwarded to:
Dr David Agnew, Executive Secretary, email@example.com
Please note: We require the letter of application and the statement addressing the selection criteria to be submitted in English. The CV can be submitted in any official CCAMLR language (English, French, Russian, Spanish).
Applications close on Monday 21 January 2019 at 5pm (AEST). For any questions, please contact Ms Bonney Webb, FMC Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, (03) 6210 1102 or Mrs Deborah Jenner, Finance and Administration Manager, email@example.com, (03) 6210 1112.