Job opportunity: BCSS is looking for a Research Manager

BCSS is looking for an experienced person in marine sciences to join our Ocean Observatory in the Bazaruto Archipelago to permanently manage and execute a variety of projects under the research station themes, as well as lead the scientific training programs. You will join a young but active research team with a lot of hands-on, and sea-going experience running the Observatory and the data management units.

The position combines research work in various marine science disciplines that requires team-work, multi-tasking abilities, problems forecasting & solving, scientific writing, as well as a solid mindset to work in a remote environment. Please note that for this position fluent English proficiency is required.

BCSS offers professional training beyond the person capabilities, a generous salary to match experience, as well as a convenient leave schedule to be coordinated with the Chief Scientist to always maintain an experienced scientist onsite at all times.

Position: Research Manager
Hours: full-time

Location: BCSS, Benguerra Island, Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique.
Language: English
Start date: March 2023
Remuneration: Competitive fees and incentives based on experience
Benefits: 1 flight (return) paid per year, accommodation, food
Applications open: January 2023
Reporting to: Chief Scientist

About Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies

The Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies (BCSS) is an independent, non-profit organization with a mission to protect and support the fragile ecosystems of the Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique. As a solar-powered field research facility in a remote area, BCSS operates on a zero-waste strategy. BCSS provides professional logistical and scientific services in the ground and offshore. The Bazaruto Archipelago National Park (BANP) is home to some of the richest yet least explored subtropical ecosystems. BCSS is committed to better document and protect these pristine habitats via its in-house projects and national/international initiatives while adhering to the best sustainability practices and environmental policies.

Interested candidates should send CVs and a cover letter to The CV must list three independent referees. Only qualified applications will be considered.

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