Pelagic Ecosystem Project Manager

Saint Helena (SH)
Salary for the post is at £20,000 per annum dependent on experience.
17 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
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St Helena, South Atlantic Island
Contract will commence as soon practical and will end in June 2019.

Salary for the post is at £20,000 per annum dependent on experience.

A contract package will include accommodation on island up to £500 per month and travel costs to and from the Island at the start, mid project break and at the end of the Project will be paid by St Helena Government.

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK, poised for future transformation with scheduled, commercial air access.

The Environment and Natural Resources Directorate has a vacancy for a full time Pelagic Ecosystem Project Manager.  This is a Darwin Project post and the successful candidate will work closely with the Marine Section and project partners to lead the plankton sampling, oceanographic data collection and analysis. The project manager will support financial and administrative management and also undertake data analysis and report writing under the guidance of senior scientists affiliated with the project to ensure all project outputs are met.

All applicants will be required to take a computer based in-tray activity and must have a valid drivers license.

 If you are interested in finding out more about this unique opportunity please contact Miss Annalea Beard, Marine Conservation Assistant on telephone number 0290 22270 (e-mail also you may review the attached Term of Reference.

An application form can be sent to you from the Human Resources Manager, Miss Karen Thomas who may be contacted via e-mail on This is where applications must be sent and received by 28 July 2017.