communication with OFP clients. The position is also involved in the design and provision of training in data collection and management to fisheries officers in the region.
The position is based at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia.
The Fisheries Database Supervisor will be responsible to the Principal Fisheries Scientist (Statistics).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the OFP regional fisheries databases to achieve the objectives of the OFP. Databases include annual catch statistics, catch and effort logsheet data, landings data, port sampling data, observer data, tagging data, oceanographic data, and other types of data.
Provide services and advice to the
WCPFC Secretariat related to tuna fishery data collection and management, and contribute to the work of the WCPFC Scientific Committee and other technical working groups of the Commission, as required.
Coordinate and liaise
with the two Fisheries IT Officers in regards to ongoing development and maintenance of OFP fisheries database systems, and national and regional fisheries database systems (e.g. TUFMAN), and the dissemination of fisheries databases and summarised fisheries statistics to OFP and WCPFC clients via electronic media (e.g. the Internet). * Manage the processing of fisheries data by six data entry technicians.
Oversee the design and implementation of a
system identifying gaps in data provisions to the WCPFC and the OFP.
Conduct basic statistical analyses of
fisheries data, prepare and present technical reports and papers as required.