The Pacific Community (SPC) invites applications for the position of:
RENI Project National Coordinator
Located at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Commerce in Majuro, Marshall Islands
Closing date: August 5, 2018 – Job Reference: AL000061
The Pacific Community is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. We are an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members. In pursuit of sustainable development to benefit Pacific people, our organisation works across more than 20 sectors. We are renowned for our knowledge and innovation in such areas as fisheries science, public health surveillance, geoscience and conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture.
The Geoscience Energy and Maritime Division provides advice, technical assistance, research and training support to Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs). There are three (3) areas of scientific programming and two areas of focus within this division: Oceans & Maritime, Geo-resources & Energy, Disaster and Community Resilience, Programming & Operations and Geo-informatics.
The role – The RENI Project National Coordinator Officer will be in charge of coordinating, implementing and reporting on RENI project activities in RMI and especially in the northern atolls; and the secondary responsibility is to provide any required assistance to the MNRC.
- Coordinate, implement and report on RENI project activities in the northern atolls in particular and overall across RMI. The activities include consultations, coordination, implementation, liaison, reporting (narrative and financial), communications, and monitoring and evaluation.
- Provide any required assistance to MNRC such as ensuring robust briefings, participating in relevant capacity building and training activities.
- Tertiary degree in business administration, commerce, environmental resource management.
- Technical expertise
- At least 3 years’ experience in project coordination and delivery.
Proven track record of working with teams across sectors and sites and p
- roducing high quality results with minimum supervision.
- Knowledge of RMI policies, strategies, institutions, and regulations.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively engage with a range of stakeholders to support project outcomes.
- Advanced computer skills in applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Language skills
- Fluency in English and Marshallese (written and verbal)
- Interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
- A self-motivated team player with the ability to network and work effectively in a multicultural setting
- Strong coordination, administrative, networking, and collaborative skills
Contract duration: 2 years
For a full job description including salary, terms and conditions, and to apply, please go to: http://careers.spc.int/ .
Applications can also be submitted in person to the address below:
Contact: Ms. Iva Reimers-Roberto
Secretary, Ministry of Natural Resources and Commerce
P.O. Box 1727 Majuro, Marshall Islands, MH 96960
Tel: (692) 625-3206/4020 Cell: (692-455-3389) Skype: ivarr72
For your application to be considered, you must provide us with:
- an updated resume with contact details for three professional referees
- a cover letter detailing your skills, experience and interest in this position
- responses to all screening questions
Band 7 in SPC’s 2018, salary range of 1,679 US$ to 2,099 US$ per month (an offer of appointment for an initial contract will be made in the lower half of this range), 25 days annual leave per annum, sick leaves, medical and life insurance, and access to SPC’s Provident Fund (contributing 8% of salary + SPC matching contribution). SPC salaries are not presently subject to income tax.