Job Title:                    Projects Manager (Science, Policy and Partnerships)

Salary:                         £31,391

Contract:                     Fixed Term. Full time (35 to 37 Hours per week). 1 Year contract from                                             start date. Possibility of extension dependent on funding.

Location:                     Flexible. Home/Flexible working encouraged wherever needed with                                             access to Glasgow office 

Closing Date:              18th of July 2022 

Job Definition


This is a flexible and rewarding role for an ambitious individual with a keen interest in playing a key role in shaping the future of the Clyde Fishing Sector.


The Projects Manager (Science, Policy and Partnerships) will engage with a range of partners which will include scientists and universities, marine stakeholders, Scottish Government/Inshore Fisheries Groups, UK Government and local authorities and any other relevant partners to fundraise, develop and lead on new impartial research/projects which will help to shape the future of the Clyde and input to sound knowledge and management of the Clyde’s Fishing Industry.

Key Responsibilities

•   Identifying and researching areas for scientific development.

•   Identifying and securing funding for science-focused projects.

•   Developing and leading on new science-focused projects.

•   Building new and positive partnerships with scientists, university and research centers, marine stakeholders, Scottish, UK and International Governments, and Local Authorities.

•   Leading on dissemination work to effectively convey the results of science projects. This will include writing reports, dealing with press, presenting findings and any other relevant channels.    

•   Working closely with the rest of the CFT team, assisting with general work when required.

Organisational Relationship

The post-holder will report to the Executive Officer and Trustees.

The post-holder will also work closely with existing Clyde Fishermen’s Trust employees and external partners.

 Person Specification


Relevant work /other experience

Essential requirements:

  • Experience in monitoring, reporting and keeping accurate records.

  • Experienced in securing grants.

  • Experience in researching, developing and leading on marine science projects.

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience in working within or alongside the fishing/seafaring/marine industries.


Particular Skills/Abilities

 Essential requirements: 

  • Ability to write clear, concise and accurate reports.

  • Proven record of dealing with various groups (such as the public, government, press etc)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Possession of high IT skills. and the ability to use all components of the Microsoft Office package. (Knack/Excel/WordPress/ Google drive) 

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision: prioritising workload effectively to meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work remotely.

  • Experience of organising and conducting virtual meetings through platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams as well as in person meetings.

Desirable requirements: 

  • Experience in report writing

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Clyde Fishing industry or wider fishing sector.

Education / Training Requirements

Essential requirements:

  • Degree (or demonstrable equivalent work experience) in a relevant field (Marine Science, Policy etc)

Desirable requirements: 

  • Masters Degree or above in a relevant field (Marine Science, Policy etc)

To Apply: 

Please send a C.V. and covering letter to by the 18th of July 2022.  

Graduate Project Officer

If you are a recent Scottish graduate (summer 2019 and onwards) looking to get a start in community development and the third sector this could be the opportunity for you. 

We are a small, flexible team who work across a broad range of projects including youth employability, science, arts workshops, cultural events and festivals. This is a varied, flexible, and fun role with the possibility for the right candidate to take the role in their own direction with the support of experienced staff. 

We are open to graduates from any field. The main thing we are looking for is a creative individual who can make the role their own. 

The post is 25 hours per week at £9.50 an hour until 30/11/2022. 


The closing date 23rd of June - however you have to register on the GCAS website first so please make sure you register as soon as possible.


Please visit the GCAS website for more details on eligibility and how to apply: