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Marine Licensing Case Manager

Posted: 12 Jan 2020 Closes: 13 Feb 2020
North East £28,530 - £33,651
Permanent & Full-time defra/20200112113327

This position is based at Lancaster House, Newcastle

Organisation Details

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

We license and regulate marine activities in the seas around England and Wales so that they're carried out in a sustainable way.

We’re responsible for:

• Planning and licensing for marine construction, deposits and dredging that may have an environmental, economic or social impact.
• Producing marine plans to include all marine activities, including those we don’t directly regulate.
• Making marine nature conservation byelaws.
• Dealing with marine pollution emergencies, including oil spills.
• Helping to prevent illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing worldwide
• Managing and monitoring fishing fleet sizes and quotas for catches.
• Ensuring compliance with fisheries regulations, such as fishing vessel licences and quotas for fish and seafood.
• Managing funding programmes for fisheries activities.

More information about our work is on the GOV.UK website.

Job description

For full details see candidate pack.

As a Marine Licensing Case Manager you will contribute to the operational delivery of marine licensing ministerial and business objectives. You will promote sustainable development by regulating activities through case officers to determine and advise on licensing applications within our marine area. You will have line management responsibility for a number of case officers. Also, you will develop and maintain relationships with applicants and stakeholders and ensuring effective account management including proactive communications on applications.


Please refer to Job Description



• Learning and development tailored to your role
• An environment with flexible working options
• A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
• A Civil Service pension

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Selection process details

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Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs

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