DT Global


Cook Islands

Job Type


Closing Date

15th Oct 2021

— Description —

Industry Development Coordinator - Cook Islands

Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access Plus program


  • Exciting opportunity - location Cook Islands and home based
  • Locally Engaged Position
  • Short-term consultancy for a maximum of 15 days input (Nov 2021 to Feb 2022)
  • Remuneration will be dependent on the candidate’s qualifications and level of experience


DT Global is the managing contractor of the Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access Plus program (PHAMA Plus) – an Australian and New Zealand Government funded aid program promoting primary industry exports from Pacific Island countries. Under the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus), PHAMA Plus is providing support to Cook Islands to facilitate international trade in agricultural and other primary products. For details on the PHAMA Plus program, please visit www.phamaplus.com.au



We are seeking a locally engaged Industry Development Coordinator - Cook Islands for a short-term consultancy assignment that will provide a maximum of 15 days of inputs spread over from November 2021 to February 2022. Inputs will be agreed, based on a workplan that will be developed at the start of the engagement. Location will be Cook Islands, working from the Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and home-based.


The Industry Development Coordinator will be engaged to develop a charter and criteria for the selection of members to the Cook Islands Agriculture Advisory Group (CIAAG) under the MoA, and to further consider appropriate and value-adding working arrangements between the CIAAG and the National Trade Development Committee (NTDC).  The Industry Development Coordinator will also develop a work plan in close consultation with the relevant contacts at the MoA and key stakeholders from the private sector and PHAMA Plus.


Applicants should have Tertiary qualifications in a related field.  In addition, applicants should have sound professional experience in a relevant area or the equivalent combination of education and experience in industry and organisational development. Some knowledge of agriculture, horticulture or the food sector would be desirable, as would networks with local organisations and businesses in these sectors.


To apply


  • For further information, a full Terms of Reference and TO APPLY, please visit our website at https://dt-global.com/company/careers, click on ‘View Open Roles’ and search for Job Code 1246.
  • Applications must include a CV and cover letter (max. two pages) which addresses the Qualifications and Experience section.
  • Questions regarding this position should be sent to Nicola Dowsing (PHAMA Plus Operations and Finance Manager) at n.dowsing@phamaplus.com.au


APPLICATIONS CLOSE 15th October 2021, midnight Cook Islands time


DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child protection. We encourage women, men and people living with disabilities to apply.


Managed by DT Global and funded by the Australian and New Zealand Government.