Due to the continued expansion of our fisheries certification business, MEC wish to recruit an additional member to the team. This is a permanent full time post based in the Lymington head office, working with two other lead assessors and a further support team of experts located internationally. The role offers the opportunity to work with both new and existing clients seeking certification against the MSC and ASC standards, in both local and far away destinations around the world.
The role of a Lead Fisheries Assessor is as follows.
1. Project manage fishery assessments, including but not limited to:
2. Support business development, including contributing to the writing of proposals and managing communications with potential clients.
3. Completing MSC Chain of Custody audits when required, likely to be up to one day a week at peak times.
The ideal candidate would have the following:
A Master’s degree in marine biology, fisheries science or other relevant subject
Salary and holiday Starting salary is negotiable, depending on relevant experiences and suitability for the role, but is likely to be between £20,000.00 - £28,000.00 per annum. The selected candidate will enjoy 25 days of paid holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 30 with length of service.
How to apply Interested candidates are asked to submit their CV, detailing current salary and notice period
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £28,000.00 /year
ME Certification Ltd (MEC) is located on the South coast of England in Lymington, Hampshire and is a subsidiary of the fisheries and aquaculture consultancy company Macalister Elliott & Partners Ltd (MEP).
MEC offers certification services against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standards for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture operations around the world.
MEC’s main work is related to MSC fisheries certification for which it currently has over 30 certified fisheries on its books. The company also has over 200 separate MSC Chain of Custody clients for whom it completes traceability based audits.