CAREERS

TMT is a non-for profit organization based in Norway, with offices in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Taiwan and Ghana. TMT provides national fisheries authorities and international organisations with fisheries intelligence and analysis, to assist enforcement actions and broader improvements in fisheries governance.  While TMT works with governments and organisations worldwide, particular focus is on targeting illegal fishing and associated fisheries crime in and near African waters and assisting coastal African States. Our team brings to the table a wide range of relevant expertise including fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS), company and trade analysis, tech development, and international processes.

Currently recruiting for:

Position: Head of Finance and Administration

Location: Oslo or London, other locations considered for an excellent candidate

Working Hours: Full time

Reporting to: Executive Director

 

The role: We are recruiting a Head of Finance and Administration. You will support the core functions of the organisation that will allow our experienced and talented international team to maximise their effectiveness and impact. Drawing on your experience as administrator and manager, you will develop and manage the administrative and financial processes that will allow us to maximise our impact. The Head of Finance and Administration will be process driven and will have proven experience in project-based financial management and accounting. Experience supporting human resource management is also considered to be highly desirable. Head of Finance and Administration will report to the Executive Director and work closely with TMT’s senior management team. The position will be preferably based out of our head office in Oslo, or branch office in London, with some travel expected.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an active and collaborative working relationship with the Executive Director and senior management to ensure effective budgeting coordination of TMT activities in support of our objectives. Manage all budgets to ensure TMT can meet objectives within agreed financial requirements. Ensure robust financial accounting, forecasting and planning. Manage all external partner funding agreements and reporting requirements.

 

  • Work with the administrative team to meet accounting, project/funder financial reporting and audit needs, including project-based, monthly and annual financial reports. Maintain all necessary systems, procedures, and relationships to ensure TMT complies with Norwegian financial and organisation legal requirements and operational standards. Support budget development for new funding grant applications.

 

  • Support TMT office operations and reporting. Support employees and related HR processes to ensure the TMT team can fulfil their potential and deliver maximum performance.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in the job responsibilities, with relevant work and academic background.

  • Experience in leading high performing teams, with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Experience of working with the financial management of a non-governmental organisation, and budget management / accounting tools.

  • Experience in working with institutional and philanthropic donors. Experience of working with Norad is an asset.

  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Norwegian preferred. Other relevant languages is an asset.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Work independently, is dedicated, and understands the challenges of working for a small international organisation.

  • Bring energy and drive and derive strong motivation from working for a good cause.

  • Engage with people from a range of cultures and positions.

  • Add experience and value to TMT’s team.

 

We can offer:

  • A senior position in an exciting and growing organization. A job where you will be part of a dedicated, dynamic, and professional team.

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience and employees in country of employment.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • 25 paid holiday days annually along with national holiday in country of employment.

  • Insurance and pension package

 

To Apply: Please submit questions and applications to admin@tm-tracking.org. Applications should include a cover letter and CV. This position will stay open until filled.

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Position: Data Manager Analyst

Responsible to: Senior Analyst

Location: London preferred, consideration for other locations given to highly qualified candidates

Working hours: Full time

Reporting to: Senior Analyst

 

Background: Our intelligence provision and data output are based on an internal database and analytical tool (FACT) and document archive, which requires ongoing input of data, data management and quality control. Data is FACT is also increasingly being utilised through the development of joint data platforms with partners. FACT is under continuous development by our technical team, with significant input from Analytical staff. For more information please see www.tm-tracking.org

 

The role: We are recruiting an Analyst who will have responsibility for ensuring that TMT’s database and archive are kept up to date, through data input, quality control and identification of new sources. This person will also work closely with the CTO and a Senior Analyst on further development of FACT – including through user input, bug identification and product testing. They will also contribute to the wider work of the Analytical team where needed, through information gathering, analysis and development of output.

 

Main responsibilities and activities:

  • Maintain TMT’s database and archive as a source of high-quality information by inputting new information, identification of errors and quality control. This will include incorporation of data sources from our partners and other private data sources, publicly available sources, media monitoring, identification and review of reports from NGOs and other relevant organisations and working with other TMT staff to ensure that TMT outputs and associated sources are stored correctly in the database/archive.

  • Identify new sources of information and work with the CTO and others to integrate them into the database and archive.

  • Ensure that TMT’s database and archive remain fit for purpose by identifying gaps and inconsistencies and proposing and implementing solutions, including new ways of categorising information, new information sources and technical solutions.

  • Work closely with the CTO and Senior Analyst on ongoing development of FACT and other technical tools, including through identification of bugs, user feedback, input on data management and user testing.

  • Contribute to the development of Fisheries Intelligence Reports and presentations, including information, analysis, and recommendations, using TMT and partner tools and intelligence sources. 

  • Provide research assistance to technical reports. 

  • Represent TMT at external meetings, workshops and conferences as appropriate. 

  • Provide broader support to TMT’s operations. 

 

Key requirements:

  • A demonstrated background in a relevant field of database/archive management and/or analysis.

  • An eye for detail and an appreciation for the essential role that accurate, thorough data management has in the generation of high-quality analysis.

  • Fluent in English oral and written skills.

  • Relevant academic degree; or equivalent years of experience in a field relevant to this role. 

  • Organised and self-motivated. Ability to work effectively independently and under pressure. 

  • While travel is currently limited due to COVID-19, it is expected that the role will eventually involve some travel

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the fisheries domain. 

  • Experience with management, input and building of databases and archives. 

  • Experience in contributing to the development of technological solutions, eg. through product development, user input, bug identification, testing etc

  • Knowledge of other relevant languages, e.g. Chinese, Taiwanese, French, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai etc.

 

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Work independently, is dedicated, and understands the challenges of remote working for a small international organization. 

  • Work closely with other team members to deliver high quality work

  • Derive strong motivation from working for a good cause.  

 

We can offer:

  • A job where you will be part of a small, dedicated, dynamic and professional team, working with crucial partners in regions with the highest level of illegal fishing globally. 

  • A decent salary commensurate with experience and employees in country of employment.  

  • Flexible working hours. TMT and partners work across different times zones so out of normal office hours and weekend work will sometimes be required. 

  • 25 paid holiday days annually along with national holidays in country of employment. 

  • Insurance and pension package 

 

Compensation: Commensurate with experience


To apply: Please submit questions and applications to admin@tm-tracking.org. Applications should include a cover letter and CV. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis and this position will remain open until filled.