Temporary HEO Projects Data Coordinator (4 years)

Vacancy Area

Information Technology

Organisation Description:

The Marine Institute is the national agency responsible for marine research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI). The Marine Institute seeks to assess and realise the economic potential of Ireland’s 220-million-acre marine resource; promote the sustainable development of marine industry through strategic funding programmes and scientific services; and safeguard the marine environment through research and environmental monitoring. The Institute works in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) and a network of other Government Departments, semi-state agencies, national and international marine partners.

Summary of the Role:

The EMFAF Projects Data Coordinator will work within the Information Systems and Development (IS&D) Section, working to deliver on the EMFAF Programme Objectives with the IS&D Data Management, IT Operations and Applications Development Teams. The role will also interact closely with scientific teams across the Institute and with external partners nationally and internationally.

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Educational and Professional Requirements:

  • A relevant qualification in data science, computer science, engineering, or alternatively a relevant scientific or numerical discipline with a post-graduate qualification in data science, computer science, or related.
  • At least two years’ of relevant experience of working with structured databases and managing data, with use of query languages such as SQL and / or scripting languages such as Python.
  • At least one year’s demonstrated experience of using business intelligence, data analysis and / or data visualisation tools.
  • Demonstrable experience with the following:
  • Business analysis or requirements gathering.
  • Effective communication within a team structure and with other teams and organisations.
  • Working with technical documentation. 
  • Working in a project driven environment.
  • Proven collaborative skills including for cross-team service delivery.
  • The ability to work unsupervised with demonstrated ability to use initiative.
  • The ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally at all levels.

Duration of Contract:

This temporary specified purpose contract of employment will run for up to 54 months, subject to funding up to 31st December 2027.
The successful candidate will be on probation for the first six months of this contract.

How to Apply:

A C.V. and letter of application, summarising experience and skill set applicable to the position should be emailed to recruitment@marine.ie or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference OCIS/HEO/PDC/DEC23
Closing date for Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12 noon on the Monday 8th of January 2024. Unfortunately, late applications cannot be accepted.

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Marine Institute is an organisation that champions Diversity, Inclusion & Equality for all. We encourage and welcome applications from anyone interested in this role. 

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