Marine Institute (2 vacancies)


The Marine Institute are hiring! 📢🌊

The Marine Institute are currently recruiting for the following 2 roles:
🔹 Programme Manager (MaRITeC-X)
🔹 Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) - Data Acquisition and Management for Shellfish Fisheries

Programme Manager (MaRITeC-X)
Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO), Dublin | Temporary Specified Purpose Contract

Summary of the Role:

The successful candidate will report to Director of IMDO and work within the IMDO coordinating Marine Institute activities and deliverables relating to the MaRITeC-X project.

This will include on behalf of the Marine Institute, supporting the development of the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) in a number of key areas across shipping, ports and shipping related technologies through leveraging current expertise.

The IMDO will advise and support the development of CMMI and to build international links in areas of innovation related to:  Smart Ports and Smart Shipping technologies; - Ports Offshore Renewable Energy Services; Ship Management; Ship registries; Ship Finance and Fintech; Peripheral nodes in the European Transport Network etc. Supporting with the delivery of events, stakeholder engagement, business development and related research, communications, reporting and auditing etc.

Educational and Professional Requirements:

  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • At least five years’ relevant work experience to include direct experience of people management, motivation and development.
  • Demonstrated track record of business development and stakeholder engagement, ideally in the Marine or Maritime Sectors.
  • Proven experience in financial management, in particular budgeting and reporting, to include public sector procurement and contract management.
  • Experience of and a demonstrated ability to plan and implement effective project management.
  • Experience in client and Stakeholder liaison.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and with impact and influence, both verbally and in writing – internally and externally at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative.
  • The ability to identify and resolve conflict situations in early course.
  • Performance orientated with an ability to work unsupervised to deliver agreed targets.
  • Higher level experience in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proven report writing skills and an ability to review technical documents.

Please read a detailed job description here

Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) - Data acquisition and Management for Shellfish Fisheries
Marine Institute HQ, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway | Temporary Specified Purpose Contract

Summary of the Role:

The Scientific and Technical Officer (STO) will work mainly within the shellfish team and will collaborate with the data management team within the FEAS service area. The job will focus on scoping, researching and developing methods and technologies for streamlining acquisition of fisheries and related types of data.

The Marine Institute has carried out Ireland’s obligations under the Data Collection Framework (DCF) since 2002. The DCF programme involves at sea and port sampling of catch and landings, scientific surveys (e.g. acoustic, egg, groundfish, underwater TV surveys, shellfish and commercial vessel), management and analyses of data, assessment and provision of scientific advice on the sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources.

Educational and Professional Requirements:

  • A relevant third level qualification in computer science, information technology or engineering
  • Work experience in an information technology field
  • Demonstrated experience with the R and SQL scientific programming and query languages
  • High level of experience in the use of Microsoft Office or similar applications
  • Sufficiently fit to pass an ENG II Medical and Personal Survival Training Programme.

Please read a detailed job description here

How to Apply:

A C.V. and letter of application, summarising experience and skill set applicable to the position should be emailed to or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway.

All correspondence for this post should quote the following references where relevant:

Programme Manager Position, please quote: IMDO/MTX Mgr/Aug23.
Scientific & Technical Officer Position, please quote: FEAS/STO/POST4/Aug2023

Closing date for Applications: All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12 noon 24th of August 2023.