This Position has been filled in February 2015.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is based at Majuro in the Marshall Islands and is responsible to the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) for the overall management, strategic direction and efficient operation of the PNA Office and the coordination of the co-operative efforts of the Parties

The CEO develops and implements business plans, policies, appropriate regulations and procedures, including the formulation of annual work programmes, budgets for consideration by the Parties and Monthly Financial Reports.

The Position is responsible for the policy implementation of the Vessel Day Scheme (VDS), the FSM Arrangement, VMS, PNA Observer Agency and other initiatives. This role involves establishing and maintaining external relations with appropriate government and private enterprise organizations involved in the tuna fishery and other internal and external stakeholders.

The CEO provides advice to the Chair of the PNA and Government Ministers on policies and issues related to the PNA, and he/she is the administrator of regional treaties, agreements and arrangements. The CEO is answerable to a Board consisting of the Heads of Fisheries of the PNA Governments, and to the Chair of the PNA.

This position requires extensive travel in the Pacific region and internationally.

Key selection criteria
Tertiary qualifications in fisheries management, fisheries law, fisheries science, fisheries economics, business management, or a relevant discipline. Relevant post graduate qualifications preferred.
Application Procedure
Applications should be addressed to Mrs. Loreen Bigler, Corporate Services Manager, PNAO at Applications should include a comprehensive CV and at least 3 Referees
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