Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency


Solomon Islands

Job Type


Closing Date

17th Dec 2017


US$61,394 - $88,965 plus a host of benefits!

— Description —

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 Opportunity

FFA has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Networks and Systems Administrator to join their team in Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands.

Reporting to the Manager (Information Technology), you will provide technical support to LAN and WAN activities for the FFA Secretariat and its' members whilst ensuring operating systems integrity is maintained so that the FFA is able to implement work programs. You will also provide technical support for VMS activities and user support for FFA Secretariat and its' members.


About the Benefits

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


You’ll be offered a competitive, tax-free remuneration package circa US$61,394 - $88,965, commensurate with your skills and experience including location allowance and COLDA.


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.


Accommodation assistance is also available.


Additionally, relocation expenses will be paid, with an establishment grant paid on arrival in Honiara. Annual airfares back to your country of repatriation will be provided, and 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 submit an application, please click here.