Position: Data Manager
Position Type: International Professional
Position Term: Full-time permanent
Application deadline: 29 June 2021
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The Commission for the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) invites applications for the position of Data Manager. SPRFMO is an international organisation responsible for the conservation and management of non-highly migratory fishery resources in the high seas of the South Pacific Ocean. The Secretariat of the Commission for the SPRFMO is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Data Manager is responsible for a wide range of data related activities, including the design and efficient operation of fisheries data systems, data collection, quality checking, data storage, and facilitation of appropriate data access. The position involves some website administration and support for science (as necessary). Accountable directly to the Executive Secretary, you will work within a small Secretariat and with external Members and CNCPs throughout the year to ensure that SPRFMO information is provided on time, verified, stored securely, and disseminated as needed and as appropriate.
You will have a tertiary qualification in either information technology/management, mathematics/statistics, fisheries science or similar. You will also have a minimum of 5 years practical fisheries-related data management experience, a strong understanding of fisheries information and an interest in contributing to the conservation and management of fishery resources in the South Pacific Ocean.
SPRFMO offers a total compensation package of up to NZD$144k net (dependent on experience and as per the SPRFMO Staff Regulations) including, an international relocation grant to assist moving to Wellington, generous leave allowances, and support for the successful candidate in obtaining an official visa, if required.
To apply for this job, please refer to the vacancy description and submit:
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.
an up-to-date curriculum vitae.
a completed vacancy selection criteria comparison addressing how your skills and experience fulfill the requirements of the role.
In addition, the application may include letters of reference from up to two persons with recent knowledge of the applicant’s character, qualifications, and work experience.
Applications must be submitted in English and in an electronic format. They must be addressed to the Executive Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org), copied to the Secretariat (email@example.com) and received no later than Tuesday 29 June 2021 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 Tuesday 8 July 2021 and invited for a remote interview with the Executive Secretary. The interviews will be held during July 2021. This process may be subject to changes depending on the evolution of the current worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Such changes will be informed on a timely basis.
For further information, applicants should write to the addresses above or consult the SPRFMO website www.sprfmo.int.