Job opportunity: BCSS is looking for an Operations Manager

BCSS is looking for an experienced person in operations management to join our Ocean Observatory station in the Bazaruto Archipelago to manage & oversee the stations operations (day-to-day and commercial).

The position combines operations management, commercial strategizing, multi-tasking abilities, data reporting & visualization, problems forecasting as well as a solid mindset to work in a remote and isolated environment. 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 Station Manager to always maintain experienced personnel to run the station.

Position: Operations Manager (full-time)
Location: Benguerra Island, Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
Start date: October/November 2021
Leave schedule: 3/1 months (on/off)
Salary: Competitive salary & conditions based on experience
Benefits: Accommodation, Food, Transport to/from mainland included
Applications open: September 2021
Reporting to: General Director and Chief Scientist Dr. Mario Lebrato
Full job description

The candidate serves as a company leader, overseeing day-to-day operations and focusing on long-term interests of the station. To succeed in this position, it is pivotal that the person has a track-record in successful commercial operations management and has experience leading, implementing, managing, and monitoring projects. It is desired that candidate has experience in research projects of an academic and/or commercial nature. The candidate needs to provide insight into the operations & commercial data gathered to assist leadership decisions and needs to maintain understanding of business operations/environment within the team to provide monthly operating review commentary. The candidate needs to actively pursue new business opportunities and plays an important role in marketing or corporate management. He/she manages functions such as employee activities and evaluations and other matters that relate to BCSS’s operations.

The day-to-day job will involve a lot of coordination & discussion with the rest of the team, and with the Station Manager onsite. Previous experience working in a marine station, research/academic environment is a bonus and desirable.

For the full job description, please click here.

This position is exclusively for people that have the right to work and live in Mozambique. Applicants are responsible for their own visa.

Please send your CV and one-page cover letter to with the subject title ‘Operations Manager Application’.

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