Marine Scotland

Vacancy: Renewables Science Projects Leader – closing date 5 August

July 1, 2020 by No Comments | Category Marine Scotland general, Marine Scotland Science, Vacancies

We are currently seeking applications for a Renewables Science Projects Leader within Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen or Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

The Renewables Science Projects Leader will ensure the development and delivery of renewables science projects within REEA, the identification and pursuit of relevant funding opportunities for MSS, that the organisation as a whole has access to appropriate systems and processed for effective costing, approval and delivery of external contracts and other income streams. This role will involve close liaison with colleagues across Marine Scotland and a collaborative approach with both internal and external stakeholders, and potential delivery partners. The post will maintain and enhance relationships with international partners to further enable collaborative working and accessing of external funding streams.

Qualifications Required

For jobs in Band B & C you must hold a minimum of 3 Highers or equivalent.

Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria

1. A good understanding of the marine environment and the potential impacts of anthropogenic activities upon key marine ecological receptors.
2. Experience of leading the successful development of commercial, research or scientific project proposals, including development of collaborative partnerships and the gaining of appropriate funding.
3. The ability to work independently with good organisational skills and effectively manage projects.
4. Track record of successfully managing and delivering research, scientific or technical projects to time and to budget, including the use of appropriate project management tools.

Further Information

For further details and to apply online, visit our website at To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via our website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Jared Wilson who can be reached at or 0131 244 9103.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact HR Resourcing via

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