Oceana is the largest international advocacy organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation. Oceana is rebuilding abundant and biodiverse oceans by winning science-based policies in countries that control one third of the world’s wild fish catch.
With over 100 victories that stop overfishing, habitat destruction, pollution and killing of threatened species like turtles and sharks, Oceana’s campaigns are delivering results.
A restored ocean means that one billion people can enjoy a healthy seafood meal, every day, forever. Together, we can save the oceans and help feed the world.
Our international team of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and advocates win specific and concrete policy changes to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals, plus other sea life and their ecosystems from overfishing, disrupting fishing practices and pollution, amongst others.
Oceana is seeking for a full-time Marine Scientist to join our European Policy team at our Headquarters in Madrid.
This is an opportunity for a scientist engaged in and passionate about the conservation of Mediterranean Sea biodiversity and fisheries, with sound background and expertise in policy, to work in coordination with our European Policy and Advocacy team to achieve Oceana´s goals in the region.
The candidate will work as part of our European team, reporting directly to the Senior Policy and Advocacy Director, based in Madrid.
A minimum of 3 years of working experience in marine conservation or fisheries policy. Experience in Mediterranean region will be a plus.
A minimum Master´s Degree (or equivalent) in Marine Science, environmental sciences with specialization in marine or marine biology.
A position profile does not imply that the duties stated are the only ones to be performed by the incumbent. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction as requested by their manager.
This is a full-time position, expected to start as soon as possible. 38 hours per week. Travel is required. The position is based on Madrid.
Permanent working contract after 6 months of probation period.
Opportunities for career development available.
Oceana offers commensurate salary in line with experience.
Interested applicants are requested to send a cv and cover letter to [email protected], with the Reference POMS-MD-02/18 before Monday, 5th March.