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About Nekton

A UK-registered charity based in Oxford, Nekton completed its first major expedition into the deep ocean around Bermuda and West Atlantic in 2016, using the latest submersibles and deep sea technology to carry out a health check on the ocean. Our Missions provide the scientific data and media content to amplify ocean prioritisation, accelerate ocean literacy and inform and catalyse sustainable marine governance. Through our expeditions, technology development, ground-breaking research, published discoveries, broadcast films and high-profile communications and events, we aim to help catalyse ocean science and conservation.

Programme Manager

Full-time, £28,000-£32,000 p.a.

Nekton Oxford Deep Ocean Research Institute is looking for a Programme Manager to join our dynamic team and to help develop and implement our next series of research Expeditions in the Indian Ocean, beginning in Seychelles.  

We are looking for someone who is highly organised, detailed orientated and enjoys problem solving; someone who is confident, proactive and an independent self-starter with 3 years of relevant experience in project management and administration and working with multiple international partners. The role will provide project and partnership coordination as well as operational support to the Principal Scientist, Head of Marine Operations, Finance and Operations Controller. 

To apply for this position please send you CV with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this role to [email protected] by 21:00 GMT on 14.10.2018. 

NEKTON OXFORD DEEP OCEAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Begbroke Science Park, University of Oxford, Oxford - OX5 1PF. Registered Charity: 1162666. www.nektonmission.org

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