The Secretariat of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet), provided by Seascape Belgium, seeks to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated junior marine data expert with knowledge of geospatial data handling to strengthen the EMODnet Secretariat in supporting the partnership to improve the availability and accessibility of marine data in Europe as well as to support the further development of the European Atlas of the Seas (EAS).
The incumbent will work at the EMODnet Secretariat in Oostende under the guidance of the EMODnet Technical Coordinator with a particular focus on performance assessment and technical monitoring of the EMODnet data portals. The position will also involve interaction with other data initiatives and projects in Europe and beyond. The successful candidate will have first-hand experience with marine data management and sound technical knowledge of relevant ICT tools, data infrastructures and platforms. Expertise in geospatial data handling and GIS software will be essential. Good understanding of the marine data management landscape in Europe as well as the data and information requirements of the main stakeholders would be an advantage.
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