Employment Opportunity: Illegal Fishing and Transparency Analyst | Oceana
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Illegal Fishing and Transparency Analyst

Do you want to lead a team using big data analytics and programming skills to make a difference protecting and restoring the abundance of the oceans? Do you want to help fight illegal fishing and expand transparency of fishing around the world? Come join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect marine wildlife while also enhancing the capacity of the oceans to feed a growing world population.

Founded in 2001, Oceana is the world’s largest ocean advocacy organization focused solely on restoring the resilience, diversity, and abundance of marine ecosystems to ensure that our oceans are a significant source of wild-caught fish that can help feed the world. 

We achieve measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns extend to countries that, combined, govern nearly one-third of the world’s wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, the United States, Canada and the 27 countries in the European Union.   

The Illegal Fishing and Transparency Analyst will manage an analytical team using big data analytics and data mining to support Oceana’s campaign to end illegal fishing and increase transparency of commercial fishing. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership, program management and communication skills;  programming and database management experience; and have some working understanding of fisheries management and/or conservation policies. This position is an exciting opportunity to lead a team putting data to work to support advocacy campaigns to protect our oceans.   

The analyst leads the illegal fishing and transparency analytical team. He/She will train and manage staff; deliver compelling reports, products and visual assets to advance Oceana’s campaigns and collaborate with Oceana offices around the world.  

“Oceana values a diverse workforce and welcomes people different from each other in many ways, including characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and national origin. Oceana considers all qualified candidates and seeks to recruit from a diverse candidate pool.” 

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