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[Met-jobs] Job openings at PML: 1. Satellite Services Manager; 2. Senior Marine Earth Observation Applications Scientist

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:10:58 +0000

(Adverts also available at: http://www.pml.ac.uk/Working-with-us)


1. Satellite Services Manager

Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK
Closing Date: 31 March 2016 at 17:00 BST
Salary Range: £50-55K + Bonus Opportunity
Full Time - Open-Ended Appointment
Online application at: 
https://advanced.advorto.com/PML/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=19058
Job Purpose:  To manage and grow the PML portfolio of Satellite Earth 
Observation (EO) data services, coordinating, overseeing and managing a team 
engaged in the ongoing operation and future development of production systems 
and services.
Key Deliverables:

1.      Manage and grow EO services at PML primarily within the European 
Copernicus services.

2.      Develop EO services with a view to commercialisation via PML 
Applications Ltd.

3.      Manage and mentor a team to ensure maximum performance and delivery of 
project outcomes.

4.      Manage EO technical developments and chair technical development 
meetings, prioritising and coordinating common development strands across EO 
projects and ensuring that developments potentially applicable to the 
operational systems meet the standards.

5.      Act as the point of contact between EO group/computing-support to 
ensure effective communication.
Experience and Eligibility Requirements:
·         A track record in project management and ability to describe and 
deliver sound project management methodology;
·         Experience in commercial development of services;
·         Either a degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline;
·         Experience in people management;
·         Excellent communication skills;
·         Experience of large scale data processing ideally batching-processing 
clusters, or HPC or cloud usage;
·         Sufficient understanding of the concepts of coding; systems and 
networks to be able to manage others.


2. Marine Earth Observation Applications Scientist: Senior Appointment

Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK

Closing Date: 20 April 2016 at 17:00 BST

Salary Range: from £45,625, negotiable for the right candidate

Fulltime – Open-Ended Appointment
Online application at: 
https://advanced.advorto.com/pml/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=19127

Job Purpose:  The EO group at PML has an excellent international reputation for 
marine EO research, application of research results and operation of services 
derived from the research, primarily in the area of Ocean Colour. PML is 
seeking to appoint a senior scientist to develop and grow marine EO 
applications in an area complementary to existing PML strengths. The postholder 
will undertake research into, and develop, EO applications which would be 
commercialised through PML Applications Ltd. The area of EO research should be 
relevant to PML priority research topics.

Key Deliverables

1.      Develop and grow marine EO applications in an area complementary to 
existing PML EO strengths through writing successful commissioned research 
proposals.

2.      Develop EO applications with a view to commercialisation via PML 
Applications Ltd.

3.      Publish high-quality, high-impact science in the peer-reviewed 
literature.

4.      Manage commissioned research projects and associated resources 
including staff.

Experience & Eligibility Requirements
·         A track record in winning and managing significant commissioned 
research projects in marine Earth Observation
·         An existing network of collaborators
·         An extensive track record in publishing high-quality, high-impact 
science
·         Experience in commercial development of science
·         A PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline
·         A background in managing people and resources
·         Excellent IT and communication skills.

For additional information please contact Mrs E Hamilton-Matthews, Human 
Resources Group, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, Plymouth, PL1 3DH. 
Tel: +44 (0)1752 633100 or Email: careers@pml.ac.uk<mailto:careers@pml.ac.uk>





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