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Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA)


Solomon Islands

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Closing Date

27th Dec 2018


$82,019 - $121,055 USD

— Description —

About the Opportunity

FFA now has an exciting opportunity for an Executive Officer to join their team in Honiara, Solomon Islands, on a full-time basis.


This pivotal position is responsible for providing effective and efficient support services to the FFA Executive (Director General and Deputy Director General) and supporting the wider Senior Management Team.


More specifically, your day-to-day duties will include (but will not be limited to):


  • Providing logistical support to high-level events and meetings, including the coordination and oversight of the recurring FFA Annual meeting hosted in various member countries;
  • Supporting the Executive in their participation at high-level meetings, including conducting research and keeping abreast of regional policy issues;
  • Drafting briefs and correspondence for the Director-General;
  • Coordinating, organising and taking minutes of meetings of the Senior Management Team;
  • Coordinating high-level delegation visits to the Office;
  • Coordinating and reporting on Country Service Level Agreements (CSLAs) and liaising with member governments regarding CSLA activities;
  • Assisting as required with budgets and annual plans; and
  • Overseeing daily work of Personal Assistants.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a cohesive organisation that demonstrates major success in terms of regional collaboration and sustainable use of natural resources. You'll be joining a team where everyone shares a sense of purpose, finding your day to day role to be challenging and rewarding. You'll also enjoy ongoing opportunities to expand upon your existing skill-set, and explore different areas of interest within the organisation - with internal growth and advancement promoted within FFA, you'll be sure to enjoy a long-lasting and successful career.


The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is offering the successful candidate a highly competitive remuneration circa USD$82,019 - USD$121,055, TAX-FREE for citizens of most countries, commensurate with skills and experience.


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 dependents. 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.


Additionally, relocation expenses will be paid, with an establishment grant paid on arrival in Honiara. Accommodation assistance is available. Annual airfares back to your country of repatriation will also be provided, in addition to a repatriation allowance of 2 weeks’ base salary on return to home-base at the end of your 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!


To learn more and to apply, click here.