Manager: Research, Development and Monitoring

Sustainable Seas Trust

Sustainable Seas Trust

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Experience and Skills Required

  • At least a Masters’ degree in one of the environmental sciences a prerequisite.
  • At least seven (7) years’ proven experience in an appropriate discipline, and at least three (3) of these in a management role.
  • A proven successful track record in leading research teams and pioneering new research methods.
  • A good track record in research and writing, ideally writing reports, and professional publications (beyond science and peer reviewed publications).
  • Competence in statistics and at least a working knowledge of modelling and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing strategic plans.
  • Ability to successfully work with and lead a team.
  • Valid driver’s license essential. Must be comfortable driving alone.

Further Details about the Position

  • Duration: Full-time 12-month fixed-term contract, with potential to renew for an additional 3 years.
  • Start date: As soon as possible.
  • Salary: Paterson Grade D
  • Location: Gqeberha, Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.

Applications should be submitted to by 5pm on the 17th of May 2024 and should include:

  • Letter of motivation.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • Contact details of at least three references.