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The Seychelles Fishing Authority is looking for responsible, dynamic, reliable, self-motivated individual to join its team of dedicated employees in the above position.

Job Description

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing the functioning of the Population Biology and Ecology Unit and in addition responsible for the development and management of fisheries research projects and activities associated with the following research themes, population biology and ecology, population structure and movement, tropic ecology, and health.


  1. Developing, coordinating, and implementing scientific research programmes based on the following research themes with the aim of improving our understanding on the biology and ecology of fish species, population biology and ecology, population structure and movement, tropic ecology, and health
  2. Ensuring timely publication of research project progress reports, technical reports, and scientific papers to disseminate research findings at national and international levels
  3. Evaluating existing fisheries research and development strategies and propose measures to improve efficacy and efficiency
  4. Initiating and participating in research cruises as appropriate
  5. Managing scientific research obligations and cooperation with scientific committee and working groups/parties of regional fisheries management organization and bodies


Remuneration Packages:

SFA offering attractive and competitive salary related to experience and qualifications

Job Requirements

Education (Special Knowledge)/Qualifications

MSC in Marine Biology/Marine science/Marine Ecology or any related field associated with the research themes plus three years relevant work experience


Three years satisfactory work experience as a Senior Fisheries Scientist/Public experience is advantageous/proven experience of successful supervision of staff in a technical environment is advantageous.

How To Apply

Interested candidate(s) are requested to Sign-up or login to apply now or requested to submit your application (CV and Cover Letter) on the following email address

The complete job description can be viewed upon request at the HR Department

The Management reserves the right to call the best suitable candidates for the selection exercise.

Deadline for submission of application is 23rd July 2022.


In order to increase your chances of a successful selection, kindly ensure that your application is complete and that all relevant information such as your qualifications have been provided with your application.   Otherwise, the Employer reserves the right not to consider your application for selection.

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