Position: Compliance Manager
Position Type: International Professional
Position Term: Full-time permanent
Purpose: This position will ensure that the monitoring, compliance and surveillance needs of the SPRFMO Commission are delivered.
Application deadline: 30 June 2020
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The Commission for the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) invites applications for the position of Compliance Manager. SPRFMO is an international organisation responsible for the conservation and management of non‐highly migratory fishery resources in the Convention Area. The Secretariat of the Commission for the SPRFMO is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Compliance Manager is responsible for the delivery of fishery monitoring and compliance work remitted to the Secretariat in respect of all fisheries operating in the SPRFMO Convention Area. Accountable directly to the Executive Secretary, you will work within a small Secretariat and with Members and CNCPs throughout the year to ensure that SPRFMO fisheries are conducted in compliance with conservation and management measures and are managed within the catch limits set by the Commission.
You'll have a tertiary qualification in either fisheries management, fisheries science, ocean law or similar. You will also have 10 years practical fisheries management experience, including monitoring of catch limit managed fisheries, and experience of compliance monitoring and analysis and an interest in contributing to the conservation and management of the South Pacific Ocean.
SPRFMO offers a salary package up to NZD$144k net (dependent on experience), international relocation to Wellington, a generous annual leave (as per the SPRFMO Staff Regulations) and supporting the successful candidate in obtaining an Official visa if required.
To apply for this job please see the position description and send:
A cover letter to the SPRFMO Executive Secretary containing a statement of the applicant’s interest in the position and a succinct description of the applicant’s relevant experience and abilities.
Selection Criteria addressing how your skills and experience best meet the requirements of the role.
Letters of reference from two persons with a recent knowledge of the applicant’s character, qualifications and experience.
Applications must be submitted in English and in an electronic format. They must be addressed to the Executive Secretary (email@example.com) and copied to the Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org). They must be received no later than Tuesday 30 June 2020 at 17:00 New Zealand Standard time (UTC/GMT +12:00). Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
The short-listed candidates will be notified before 31 August 2020 and invited for a remote interview with the Executive Secretary. The interviews will be held during September 2020. The process may be subject to changes depending on the evolution of the current worldwide sanitary crisis due to COVID-19. Such changes will be informed on a timely basis.
For further information, applicants should write to the address above or consult the SPRFMO website www.sprfmo.int.