NRF Internship Vacancies – SeaMap Scientific Coordinating Officer

Website National Research Foundation - NRF

Job Description:

SAEON Egagasini Node, based in Cape Town, Western Cape, requires the services of a suitably qualified individual to be responsible for the day-to-day operational and logistical management of the Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme Large Grant project SeaMap.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Validate and/or collate species occurrence records, metadata, relevant species information or images and genetic metadata as per prescribed templates.
  • Daily management of SeaMap operations, logistics and liaising with PI and co-investigators/collaborators to meet project deliverables.
  • Coordinate Supply Chain Management activities and research agreements for SeaMap requirements to meet the project objectives, budget and compliance.
  • Workshop and team meeting planning and implementation, draft progress reports (monthly, quarterly and annual), promotional content management and science engagement.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in budgeting, logistical coordination, data standards and stakeholder engagement, preferably in the environmental field (provide examples).
  • BSc degree in related marine biodiversity research
  • Working within the natural environment community, preference to marine environmental stakeholders

Job Details:

Company: National Research Foundation – NRF

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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