Fisheries Management Advisers


About the Organisation

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is an intergovernmental organisation working to strengthen national capacity and regional solidarity so Pacific nations can manage, control, and develop their tuna fisheries now and in the future.

About the Opportunities

FFA is now looking for two full-time Fisheries Management Advisers to join their team in Honiara, in the Solomon Islands. These roles are being offered as part of a 3-year contract role, with renewal subject to performance appraisals and availability of funding.

Reporting to the Director of Fisheries Management, you will primarily be responsible for providing advice and support to FFA Member Countries in the development of effective national and regional management arrangements for their oceanic fisheries. 

The second Fisheries Management Adviser position will have dual responsibility to act as Liaison for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), and be the primary point of contact for exchanges between the WCPFC and FFA, including general correspondence and meeting coordination.

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About the Benefits

If you are looking to make the ultimate sea change and find out more about life on the leading edge of Pacific development, this is the opportunity for you!

You’ll be offered a salary commencing at US$89,202 (with Base salary, basic allowances and Superannuation), tax free for citizens of most countries and negotiable to US$114,627, dependent on proven experience and qualifications.

You will also have superannuation paid at 7.5% into either a nominated fund or as an additional cash supplement. FFA reimburses all reasonable medical, dental, and optical expenses for yourself and dependants. Insurance coverage is also provided for personal accident, life, medical & repatriation.

Education for dependent children will be reimbursed at 75% of tuition fees (Conditions apply). If your dependent child is educated overseas, paid school travel may be available for you or your child to visit each other once a year. 

Accommodation assistance is also available.

Additionally, relocation expenses will be paid, with an establishment grant paid on arrival in Honiara. Annual airfares back to the country of repatriation will be provided, and a repatriation allowance of 2 weeks’ base salary on return to home-base at the end of the contract. There is also a retention incentive of 21% of your base salary which will be paid on the completion of your three-year contract.

On top of all this, you will have access to 6 weeks of annual leave each year, giving you plenty of time to explore this stunning part of the world!

Take the next step in your career and be directly engaged at the cutting edge of intergovernmental policy-making - Apply Now!