Monday, July 6, 2015

07/07/2015: Selection of temporary staff for the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

The European Commission is organising a selection procedure to fill five administrator posts at AD8 level within the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE), in the fields of fisheries science and marine/maritime sciences.
The recruited candidates will work in two of DG MARE's science-based policy areas: 1) fisheries management and fish stock conservation, where the overall aim is to develop, implement and monitor the EU Common Fisheries Policy, so as to ensure the sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources; and 2) ocean governance and blue growth, with the overall aim of sustainably developing the growth potential of marine/maritime resources and services.
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More specifically, this would include the following functions and duties:

  • analyse and interpret scientific data and scientific advice from diverse sources, as well as the results of studies and research projects in the above-mentioned scientific areas;
  • provide scientific and technological expertise and analysis, and define scientific requirements and data collection needs, required for the development, implementation and monitoring of the above-mentioned policies; contribute to the formulation of terms of reference for scientific studies in the above-mentioned policy areas;
  • help DG MARE keep abreast of scientific and technological developments with the aim of ensuring that policies take full account of them;  
  • facilitate communication and interaction between DG MARE and scientific advisory bodies as well as the relevant scientific community and academia; represent DG MARE in relevant scientific meetings;
  • ensure effective liaison between DG MARE and other Commission DGs, other EU institutions and/or agencies;
  • contribute as appropriate to the preparation of legal and policy documents and projects in the above-mentioned policy areas, as well as presenting scientific and technological issues to non-specialists.  

Learn more HERE.

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