Job Type


Closing Date

15th Oct 2021


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— Description —

Applications are invited for the following position with SPREP at Apia. 


The Secretariat has an exciting and challenging opportunity for qualified professionals who are interested to be part of one of the world’s leading regional environmental organisations based in Apia, Samoa with about 130 staff recruited from around the world. 


The following is open to local and international candidates. 


• Project Manager - Pacific Ocean Litter Project (POLP) – Re-advertisement 


The Australian-funded POLP will assist SPREP and Pacific island countries (PICs) with the implementation of agreed actions under the Pacific Regional Marine Litter Action Plan, and forms part of broader Australian Government support for sustainable oceans in the Pacific. 


POLP is designed to deliver support to PICs through an integrated approach addressing legislation, policy and planning, increasing consumer awareness and changing behaviour, working closely with industry groups, and small businesses and by identifying and providing information about sustainable alternative products and practices. 


The Project Manager will be responsible for the management and delivery of the POLP work programme as well as donor and partner coordination and engagement on the delivery of the Pacific Regional Marine Litter Action Plan and to enable other investments and scaling up of the POLP geographically. The Project Manager will manage a Project Management Unit team of three technical specialists. 


Previous applicants do not need to re-apply as all applications received will be considered. 


Applications Close: Friday, 15 October 2021 


Full details on responsibilities, requirements, remuneration packages and lodging an application can be obtained from the Career Opportunities section of our website: https://www.sprep.org/career-opportunities or by contacting Roger Warren on telephone: +685 21929 Ext. 325, Fax: +685 20231, or direct Email: rogerw@sprep.org. 


SPREP is an Equal Opportunity Employer