The Marine Stewardship Council (UK is seeking a research director, an interdisciplinary role that will build on the achievements over the past two decades of MSC’s scientific research, standard and certification setting.
The role will include commissioning and overseeing forward-looking research to inform policy development associated the MSC’s standards and assurance system, and also examining the impact of the program on ecosystems, fisheries, fishers and markets. This includes ensuring that this research is credible and supported by the international scientific community, that it is transmitted appropriately to other stakeholders, and that it informs strategic decision making by the MSC.
The successful candidate will combine technical expertise and relevant specialist subject knowledge with a strategic and mission focused mindset. They will be a capable leader with strong interpersonal skills with experience in managing and motivating teams. They will demonstrate an understanding of the stakeholder environment MSC navigates and will be adept at communicating effectively and building strong relationships inside and outside the organisation. An empathy and interest in the MSC’s mission and objectives is critical. The role will ideally be based at MSC’s London office, however there is potential for the role to be based at another of MSC’s offices.
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