Expedition Concept Lead - REV Ocean

Posted: 11 February 2020

Closing: 24 February 2020

Category: Non MASTS

REV Ocean is expanding our scope and activities and seeks an Expedition Concept Lead - Lysaker, Norway
Expedition cruises will be for exploration, technology development, policy discussions, awareness building,  education, high-level workshops, communication and media activities.  The position includes developing and coordinating activities on board the REV Ocean in close cooperation with our partners when the vessel is in expedition cruise mode. Expedition cruises will take up a third of the vessel’s operational time.
The selected candidate will work closely with the several of the REV Ocean departments and will be expected to take on various assignments related to on-going projects and ad-hoc initiatives. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop expedition concepts and programs 
  • Establish relevant expedition procedures in close cooperation with the Operation Department
  • Set up the appropriate project management tools for expedition mode.
  • Explore the synergies between the charter, science and expedition modes together with the other relevant departments
  • Plan and prepare expedition related activities on the vessel in close cooperation with the Operation Department
  • Manage events in harbors and onshore, both leading up to and during cruises
  • Be the liaison between the expedition activities and the communication team
  • Contribute to events, projects and initiatives on a broad range of REV Ocean activities
  • Support other on-going activities when needed 

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience from event-planning and/or project management
  • Relevant formal or informal education on minimum bachelor level
  • At least 8-10 years relevant work experience with proven results. Marine experience is valued.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with fluency in English
  • Able to work within a team to achieve objectives within set timelines
  • Experience of working with media and other avenues of outreach

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiasm and positive interest in contributing to a healthier ocean

We can offer

  • A possibility to make a difference for the Ocean
  • A dynamic working environment
  • Exiting opportunities in a new organisation under development

Apply here