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Policy & Advice Officer - Fisheries

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Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Town/City Perth
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 07/09/2011
Company Name Scottish Natural Heritage
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Company : Scottish Natural Heritage
Location : Battleby, Perth
Salary : Starting salary £23,839
Sector : Marine & Sea
Application URL : www.snhjobs.co.uk

Scottish Natural Heritage is the leading public body responsible for advising Ministers on matters relating to the natural heritage. The natural environment is a key asset that underpins Scotland's wealth, health and quality of life. Our job is to conserve this resource, to promote its sustainable management and to encourage people to access and enjoy it responsibly.

Policy & Advice Officer - Fisheries
Permanent: Starting salary £23,839, 37 Hours per week
Battleby, Perth (Ref: 052-321)

You will contribute to the delivery of SNH input to the inshore fisheries management framework, particularly the inshore fishery groups. You will be tasked to improve SNH's understanding of the interactions between inshore fisheries and the natural heritage through the completion of relevant research and development projects. Finally, you will provide advice and guidance for SNH staff and others on inshore fishery/biodiversity issues.

You must have a first or second class degree or equivalent in a relevant subject e.g. Marine Biology, Marine Resource Management etc. You must also have relevant experience in Marine conservation and fisheries, with a sound understanding of marine biodiversity, especially relating to interactions between marine fisheries and the conservation of biodiversity. Finally, you must have a proven ability to manage a programme of work, including delivery of research contracts to schedule.

We're as supportive, committed and proud of our people as we are of the natural world around us. Find out more, and apply, online. Alternatively, call 01463 725182.

Closing date: Wednesday 7 September 2011
Deadline : 7 September 2011

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