JOB OPPORTUNITY: Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) seeks Executive Director

Monday, 4 May, 2015
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The SCAR Executive Director reports to the biennial meetings of the national Delegates to SCAR and on a day-to-day basis to the Board of Directors operating as the Executive Committee of the Delegates.

Applications detailing experience, including a full CV and providing the names of three referees should be sent by e-mail by 15th May 2015. The new person will be expected to take up the role as soon as possible after interview.

The successful candidate will play a leading role in the development of SCAR by:

. Implementing the vision for SCAR and Antarctic science;
. Guiding the development and implementation of the SCAR programme of activities, by: working with SCAR groups to achieve appropriate scientific and organizational goals; ensuring effective links between SCAR and other relevant international research activities with a polar interest; maintaining strong links with Treaty bodies and the international policy community;
. Assisting in raising additional funding for SCAR ’s activities;
. Improving SCAR’s communications;
. Representing SCAR at international meetings;
. Managing the SCAR Secretariat efficiently and effectively.

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