Seafood Ethics Action Alliance - Programme Lead

An exciting opportunity for an excellent organisational project manager to join Seafish as our Seafood Ethics Action Alliance - Programme Lead.

The role

Job Title: Seafood Ethics Action Alliance - Programme Lead
Location: Edinburgh, Grimsby or remote (All Seafish staff are currently working from home)
Contract: FTC until April 2023 - Full-time, part-time (minimum of three days a week) or a part-time consultancy position.

In partnership with the Seafood Ethics Action Alliance, we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven professional with excellent organisational project management and networking skills. This person will support SEA Alliance work to increase industry leadership and encourage positive change in social responsibility issues across UK seafood supply chains.

The SEA Alliance was established by seafood businesses in 2017 to deliver best practice solutions to human rights issues affecting the UK and Ireland seafood sectors. The programme Lead will work closely with the Seafish secretariat, SEA Alliance Chair, Steering Group and Working Group Leads, participant businesses and external stakeholders, to deliver the SEA Alliance’s progressive work plan.

The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of the global social responsibility landscape, and familiarity with human rights due diligence policy development and implementation. Expertise in socially responsible seafood, and knowledge of ‘sea to plate’ seafood supply chains is desirable but not essential.

If this sounds like you, read the full job description to find out more. For the right candidate we can be flexible. This is a full-time or part-time position (a minimum of three days a week), fixed-term contract until 30 April 2023. We would also consider appointing a consultant on a part-time basis for this role.

* Previous applicants are not required to re-apply*

Find out more about the role on the following job description link below.

Job description for Seafood Ethics Action Alliance Programme Lead vacancy

Additional material

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Working at Seafish

Seafish is here to give the UK seafood sector the support it needs to thrive. Our work makes a huge difference. It keeps fishermen safe, supports sustainable sourcing, helps businesses work efficiently and boosts the nation’s health. We work in partnership with businesses and organisations from across the seafood sector and engage in everything from research to campaigns, insight and training.

We have a flexible working environment, plenty of personal benefits and Seafish has been named in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For in 2020. There has never been a better time to get on board.

How to apply

To apply, submit the below information to, with the subject line “SEA Alliance - Programme Lead”.

  • A recent copy of your CV and covering note (including details of your current salary and expectations)
  • A completed copy of our recruitment consent form

Please note, previous applicants are not required to re-apply.

Further information

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