Policy Analyst, Global Fisheries Transparency Coalition - Oceana

Policy Analyst, Global Fisheries Transparency Coalition

Are you a research and analysis professional with experience in marine policy issues or environmental advocacy campaigns? Are you interested in ocean governance, fisheries management, and equitable development? Come join the team helping to build and launch a global coalition of civil society partners seeking to bring transparency and greater accountability to the national and international policies governing fisheries worldwide.

Reporting to the coalition director, the policy analyst will be responsible for overseeing the development of coalition reports, policy briefings, and other research on a variety of topics, as well as tracking relevant international legislation and regulations in target regions and countries. The policy analyst will work closely with the director, Steering Committee, and our membership to identify best practices in global fisheries policy. You will represent the coalition as an expert in relevant international and national fora.

Ideally, you bring experience in marine conservation and international fisheries policy research and analysis. Strong candidates will have real-world experience working with global partners in international settings.

The policy analyst will join Oceana as one of our many dedicated professionals working to protect our oceans, reduce the impacts of climate change, feed a growing global population, and support the livelihoods of fishers, their families, and their communities. Founded in 2001, Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit organization focused solely on restoring the resilience and abundance of the ocean.

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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.

Note: Oceana requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination against Covid. Accommodation for new hires who have disabilities that make the vaccine medically inadvisable or those who have a sincere religious belief that the vaccine is impermissible may contact humanresources@oceana.org. Accommodation will be provided only as required by applicable law.

Oceana’s US offices have operated on a hybrid schedule and staff have been required to work from their assigned office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. With agreement between the employee and their supervisor, the employee may work from home Monday and Friday. Oceana continually evaluates safety protocols and updates our practices on an ongoing basis based on the CDC community level color coding system of green, yellow and red.