Job Opportunity: Chief Accountant / Corporate Service

Job Opportunity: Chief Accountant / Corporate Service

Authority: Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA)
Job Tite: Chief - Corporate Services & Finance Division
Reports to: Executive Director

Location and Working Conditions

  • Position Location: Majuro.
  • Two- year contract with 6-month probation period and possibility of extension subject to performance evaluation.
  • Full time (40 hours per week).
  • Occasional domestic and international travel for meetings, consultations, workshops and/or training.
  • May spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain. Will also have to do some lifting of materials and supplies from time to time.
  • The position is located in a busy, open area office and may be faced with constant interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis.
  • Must balance hours on computer drafting/reviewing reports and face-to-face interactions with staff and visitors.
  • There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause significant stress. Must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues.

Purpose

The Chief - Corporate Services & Finance Division is responsible for the overall supervision of the daily operation and management of the Division.  The main function of the Division is:

  • Administering and documentation of all financial activities including billings, accounts payable, accounts receivable, filing of taxes, payroll, collections and deposits, wire transfers and preparation of financial statements needed for the meetings, accounts reconciliation and other reports required by RMI and donors.
  • Preparation and maintenance of all records to continue clean audits as the result of proper accounting practices, transparency and having an “open book” policy with the Board of Directors and auditors.
  • Coordinate with security and maintenance staffs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of services and outputs of the Division.
  • Oversee all budget and financial management requirements of MIMRA.
  • Manage and mentor staff within the Division.
  • Contribute to the overall management of MIMRA.
  • Lead in the development and implementation of corporate and financial policies, plans and procedures relevant to the Division.
  • Ensure financial data collection standards are maintained and systems development are up to date.
  • Ensure compliance with national, regional and international financial and corporate obligations.
  • Represent MIMRA at national, regional and international meetings and events as requested by the Executive Director.
  • Work with MIMRA’s local, regional and international partners to carry out MIMRA’s business.
  • Lead public outreach, stakeholder engagement and communications relevant to the Division.
  • Lead and/or contribute to national and regional projects undertaken by MIMRA.
  • Manage the financial reporting requirements for grants.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as requested by the Executive Director.

Performance Indicators

  • Work is aligned with the MIMRA Strategic and Corporate Plans.
  • Reporting obligations are met on time and to the required standard.
  • Budgets are planned, developed, managed and followed.
  • Accounting, Planning and Reporting functions of the Agency, including maintaining appropriate financial records and supporting documentation of all project income, expenditures and other transactions meet audit requirements.
  • Cash flows and analysis for MIMRA are prepared on a monthly basis on time and to the required standard.
  • Financial statements are prepared quarterly on time and to the required standard.
  • Monthly reconciliation of all accounts needing one is conducted to ensure that all accounts and related financial records is done on time and to the required standard.
  • The cash register balance and disbursements are regularly monitored and managed.
  • The petty cash fund is managed and reconciled regularly.
  • Staff are adequately supervised and performance managed.
  • Staff needs such as time sheets, sick/vacation leave and required approvals are met.
  • Staff are mentored as needed and supported in development of capacity in their roles.
  • Support the Executive Director and MIMRA Board as directed.
  • Actively lead and contribute to the MIMRA Management Team.
  • Corporate and financial policies and plans relevant to the Division are up to date and implemented.
  • Standard Operating Procedures for Divisional duties are in place and being followed by staff.
  • Staff have the required tools and capacity to collect data to the required standard.
  • Data collection tools and systems are current and fully functional.
  • Data is shared with relevant partners in a timely manner and to the required standard and format.
  • The Division has the staff and resources to ensure MIMRA’s national, regional and international financial and corporate obligations are complied with.
  • Non-compliance is addressed in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Staff attending these meetings/events are well briefed and prepared to ensure MIMRA’s interests are well represented.
  • Debriefings are held after meetings/events to ensure relevant information is shared appropriately within MIMRA.
  • Working relationships with partner agencies and organizations are productive.
  • MIMRA is known as a trusted and respected partner.
  • Public outreach, stakeholder engagement and awareness raising activities are properly scheduled, resourced and executed.
  • All the required information and support from the Division is available and used for implementing these projects.
  • Working with grantees/donors and staffs, documentation and filing are kept properly.
  • Financial management activities, especially accounting related tasks pertaining to schemes/project are well supported.

Role Related Skills/Capacity

  • Excellent understanding of management in the public sector including budget management and reporting.
  • Excellent staff management skills including supervision, performance management, capacity development and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent skills in leadership and organization for effectiveness.
  • Well-developed skills in the formulation and implementation of policies, plans and procedures.
  • Excellent understanding of financial data collection and management.
  • Knowledgeable or well versed on the regulatory environment of MIMRA including the MIMRA Act, MIMRA regulations, and other relevant RMI laws and regulations.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills including a good understanding of MIMRA’s partner agencies and organizations.
  • Well-developed project management skills including the ability to liaise effectively with project partners.

Communication and Language Skills

  • Must have excellent skills in communication, writing, public speaking.
  • Must be able to speak English and/or Marshallese and have good written English.
  • Must be comfortable working with different types of people in international, regional and community settings.
  • Cultural knowledge and respect for Marshallese customs and traditions is desirable.

Personal Attributes

  • Must have a strong work ethic and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task with strong time and stress management skills.
  • Must be comfortable leading and being part of a team including public speaking, conflict resolution and supporting team members.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of the role with honesty and integrity.

Education

  • Must have a degree in Finance or Accounting from a recognized college or university or in a related field.

Experience

  • Must have demonstrated experience as a finance officer or manager.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in the public sector or a related field.

Application Process

  • Please visit our website www.mimra.com for job descriptions under the Opportunity tab or visit MIMRA Building located at Delap for applications.
  • Contact Ms. Pamela M. Rubon via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (692)625 - 8262 for more information.

Downloadable Documents:
Terms of Reference
Expression of Interest

 

Job Opportunity: Pacific Island Tuna Compliance Manager

Job Opportunity: Pacific Island Tuna Compliance Manager

About Pacific Island Tuna
  • Pacific Island Tuna (PIT) is a startup sustainable tuna supplier based in Majuro, Marshall Islands, launched as a partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the Marshall Islands Marine Resource Authority
  • PIT contracts with fishers, logistics providers, and processors to supply sustainable canned tuna to its retail customers
  • Sustainability is PIT’s core mission. PIT brings best-in-class sustainability standards to the industry, without the inflated markup
  • PIT operates in the Marshall Islands and has a US-based subsidiary to manage its US business. We’re looking for a results-driven Compliance Manager to implement and develop regulatory compliance strategies.

Employment type and location

  • The Compliance Manager will be a full-time role. Hours will typically be standard, although some weekend work may be required
  • Location is flexible within Asia-Pacific, preferably in Majuro
  • Occasional additional travel may be required on an ad hoc basis (post-COVID)

Compliance Manager Responsibilities:

  • Instill and promote a compliance culture throughout the organization and liaise cross- functionally across the organization to ensure the implementation of this strategy as appropriate. 
  • Lead and support activities surrounding import/export compliance with registered import service providers, customs clearing agents, logistics providers, contracted processors, and the Customs departments of the US, Marshall Islands, and Philippines.
  • Lead and support monitoring and compliance with PIT’s best-in-class sustainability, labor and social standards and related customer KPIs.
  • Actively support PIT’s participation in 3rd party sustainability, social and labor organizations including the Seafood Task Force.
  • Lead and support the maintenance of various 3rd party site registrations, access, and/or updating to include databases.

Compliance Manager Tasks:

  • Reviewing documentation, processes, and practices.
  • Developing and enacting regulatory compliance strategies.
  • Coordinating regulatory compliance procedures across organizational structures.
  • Providing training in compliance practices and procedures.
  • Monitoring regulatory and compliance and facilitating interventions to manage risks.
  • Preparation of KPI scorecards against PIT’s sustainability, labor, and social standards
  • Review and assist stakeholders in the preparation and implementation of Corrective Action Plans
  • Performing compliance audits, data collection, and compiling reports.
  • Documenting compliance-related processes and maintaining records.
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes and developments in the regulatory environment.

Compliance Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of regulatory specialization or related fields preferred.
  • An accredited qualification in regulatory and compliance assurance preferred.
  • More than five years' work experience in the relevant industry.
  • At least two years’ experience as a regulatory compliance specialist, or similar.
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and governing laws.
  • Proficiency in Office and compliance management software.
  • Exceptional analytical, investigative, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong team player but also be self-motivated

Application Process

  • Application can be obtained at MIMRA or online at mimra.com or email Gene Muller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Deadline for submission is no later than October 31, 2022 at 5pm Majuro local time.

Downloadable Documents:
Terms of Reference

 

Job Opportunity: Education & Awareness Officer

Job Opportunity: Education & Awareness Officer

Authority: Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA)
Reporting To: Chief of Coastal Fisheries
 

Location and Working Conditions

  • Position Location: Majuro.
  • Two- year contract with 6-month probation period and possibility of extension subject to performance evaluation.
  • Full time (40 hours per week).
  • Occasional domestic and international travel for surveys, meetings, consultations, workshops and/or training.
  • May spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain. Will also have to do some lifting of materials and supplies from time to time.
  • The position is located in a busy, open area office and may be faced with constant interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis.
  • Must balance hours on computer and face-to-face interactions with staff and visitors.
  • There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause significant stress. Must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues.

Purpose

The Coastal Fisheries Division of MIMRA is responsible for the following activities:

  1. Facilitating the development of community-based resource management for conservation and sustainable livelihoods throughout the Marshall Islands
  2. Achievement of the Micronesian Challenge goals of effectively conserving 50% of near-shore marine areas
  3. Developing regulations, monitoring and enforcement processes to better manage coastal marine resources, including threatened and endangered species
  4. Developing aquaculture and other means of sustainable livelihood development
  5. Educating the community about marine resources and regulations governing these resources.

As a member of the MIMRA Coastal Fisheries Division, the position will be required to lead or participate in a variety of projects and activities to help the team achieve their annual work plan. The special focus of this position is to oversee collection, management, and analysis of data for the Authority in support of fisheries management needs and objectives, including the development, implementation and review of information management needs and solutions relating to Coastal fisheries. While working under the direction of the Chief for Coastal and Community Affairs, this role is expected to show leadership in the management of projects and the achievement of outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build upon existing MIMRA Awareness Program
  • Implementation of MIMRA Awareness Program

Other Duties

  • Attend and participate in weekly team meetings for the Division.
  • Prepare a monthly or quarterly individual work plan.
  • Report back weekly on achievements and results, and any constraints or barriers.
  • Participate in the MIMRA performance management system as directed by the supervisor.
  • Other tasks as directed by the Director and Deputy Director.

Performance Indicators

  • Assist with the development of MIMRA’s Communication Plan.
  • Strengthen and develop partnerships with regional, national and local organizations and groups to raise awareness on marine resources issues and the role of MIMRA and its programs.
  • Assessment of impact of initiatives and other communication programs.
  • Develop education and awareness materials for schools, community groups, and general public
  • Develop and collect content for MIMRA's Radio Program.
  • Gather information from respective divisions in MIMRA that are required for public awareness to develop content for MIMRA’s Radio Program and social media.
  • Coordinate traditional marine management initiatives with traditional and community leaders.
  • Coordinate print design and printing works for outreach materials
  • Coordinate print, audio and video archives
  • Oversee and coordinate translation of awareness materials
  • Compile data on impacts on awareness programs and conduct analysis of impacts and results.
  • Perform other duties and activities as assigned by the Director.
  • Develop materials for marine resources management education.
  • Act as a point of contact for teachers, community groups, including churches and NGOs that request for marine resources awareness programs or activities.Organize and implement school visits and activities.
  • Promote marine management educational programs and activities through social media, leaflets, brochures, pamphlets, videos, newsletters and websites.
  • Coordinate Outreach Campaigns and activities (World Oceans Day, World Tuna Day, World Fisheries Day, etc.) and liaise with partner organizations.

Role Related Skills/Capacity

  • Excellent understanding of data collection and management.
  • Social Media Management.
  • Video/Audio recording and editing.
  • Knowledgeable or well versed on the regulatory environment of MIMRA including the MIMRA Act, MIMRA regulations, and other RMI laws and regulations.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills including a good understanding of MIMRA’s partner agencies and organizations.
  • Well-developed project management skills including the ability to liaise effectively with project partners.

Communication and Language Skills

  • Must have excellent skills in communication, writing, public speaking.
  • Must be able to speak English and Marshallese and have good written English and Marshallese.
  • Must be comfortable working with different types of people in a community setting.
  • Cultural knowledge and respect for Marshallese customs and traditions.

Personal Attributes

  • Must have a strong work ethic and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task with strong time and stress management skills.
  • Creative.
  • Must be comfortable leading and being part of a team including public speaking, conflict resolution and supporting team members.
  • Networking.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of the role with honesty and integrity.
  • Must be physically fit for field work.
  • Willing to travel to other islands within the RMI, and tolerant of tropical conditions.

Education

  • University degree in English, Communications, Environmental Science or Environmental Management, or related fields.

Experience

  • 3 years practical experience in PR, mass media, and/or awareness and outreach
  • Experience in photography/videography
  • Social Media Management
  • Organization of communications activities related to fisheries and/or environment
  • Press releases writing and working with media outlets
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Application Process

  • Please visit our website www.mimra.com for job descriptions under the Opportunity tab or visit MIMRA Building located at Delap for applications.
  • Contact Ms. Pamela M. Rubon via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (692)625 - 8262 for more information.

Downloadable Documents:
Terms of Reference
Expression of Interest

 

Job Opportunity: 2 Competent Authority Auditors

Job Opportunity: 2 Competent Authority Auditors

Authority: Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA)
Reporting To: The CA Advisor or Manager
 

Purpose

The purpose of the Competent Authority Officer is to make sure the:

  • National Control Plan is implemented and documented.
  • Work closely with CA Manager or Technical Expertise /Advisor on the management of the CA systems and its performance.
  • Plan out the annual inspection including follow-up inspections.
  • Carry out inspection of the fishing vessels, landing sites and processing plant and evaluate performance.
  • Carry out sampling and testing in a timely manner and review results for further actions.
  • Communicate with laboratories for testing purposes and organize for review of labs that the CA uses for testing purposes.
  • Produce and sign the Health Certificate for exports that come from facilities licensed by the MIMRA and approved by the CA.
  • Maintain the exports and the sampling data bases.
  • Work with the Oceanic team on the catch documentation system and processes.
  • Produce report of all inspection and keep proper reports of these undertaking including any action taken.
  • Participate in all regional training and interventions.
  • Keep proper records of all CA undertaking including, CA tools and the maintenance of these equipment and order as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be required to work with the CA Advisor and the CA Team to draw up the CA yearly work plan
  • Participate in the CA budgetary budget planning and process
  • Be required to undertake inspection and verification of the processing plants and fishing vessels
  • Evaluate performance of the fish processing operations intending to process and export
  • Provide reports to these inspections and issue infringements or non -compliance notices
  • Undertake sampling and submit samples for analysis
  • Participate in vessel boarding, monitoring and sampling as required
  • Validate Health Certificate and products prior to approval for exports
  • Keep records of all the exports and input into the MIMRA data base
  • Participate in meetings and trainings as required for learning and upskilling for the CA work and for the broader work on the CA and in fisheries
  • Participate in Laboratory evaluations as required for testing purposes of RMI fish products
  • Participate in any National Food Safety tasks initiative and contribute meaningfully
  • Provide regular reports of job undertaken when required by management
  • Work with the CA advisor and CA Team Members to produce annual CA reports
  • Ensure all CA files, and important documents, inspection reports, export certificates among others are filed in proper sequence, regularly updated and stored in a secured location accessible by authorized staff only for retrieval
  • Participate in MIMRAs other division meeting and undertakings
  • Contribute your skills to enable the enhancement of the CA work and initiatives

Other Duties

  • Other Work as delegated by the CA advisor and as requested of the CA officer.

Performance Indicators

  • The CA Work Plans are aligned with the CA Strategic Plan and each officer is responsible to ensure execution of the work plan.
  • Each officer is also required to draw up their own work plan based on the CA strategic and know the various scope of the CA work
  • The CA officer must contribute to the CA budgetary planning
  • The CA officers are required to schedule out inspection for fishing vessels, processing plant and the landing site as per the yearly program and execute them.
  • All factory, landing sites and fishing vessels must be evaluated on a regular and scheduled basis to evaluate performance
  • Reports be produced for all inspection and be populated in the MIMFIS. Any infringements and non-compliances notices be issued when they are found.
  • The CA officers are to schedule all sampling and submit to the relevant laboratories.
  • Prior advice must be given to the laboratories before samples are submitted for testing
  • The CA officers are to participate in the vessel boarding for inspection as undertake any sampling and monitoring as required
  • All Heath Certificate must be validated online though MIMFIS before approval is given
  • Physical inspection of exports must be randomly carried out to verify documentation against actual products.
  • All records of exports must be securely stored for reference
  • The CA officers are to participate in meetings and training that will enhance each and every officer
  • The CA officers must understand the process of laboratory evaluation and schedule such evaluations
  • CA Officers must collaborate and participate in national food safety initiative
  • Regular quarterly reports of the CA activity must be provided on a quarterly basis
  • Quarterly newsletters must be provided
  • The CA team must contribute, participate and assign clear responsibilities for undertaking this task
  • Annual CA reports must be produced and all team members are to participate in this exercise with the CA advisor is asked to do so
  • All CA officers JD must include record keeping and record maintenance of all the CA undertakings.
  • All such records must be securely stored and accessible only by authorized personal or provided to approved personnel upon request
  • All CA documents and files are not to be accessible by non – authorized person
  • CA officers are encouraged to participate in MIMRAs division meetings and undertakings
  • The CA officers are encouraged to contribute their skill other than what is on the JDs to enhance and achieve the CA work and initiative
  • Contribute new ideas and solutions to make it a dynamic
  • The CA officers are to be ready to accept any work that the CA manager and or technical expert will request of them.
  • Be prepared to learn about the Catch documentation scheme and processes and work with the MCS team on these fronts

Role Related Skills/Capacity

  • Understand the operation of fish processing operations
  • Understand the regulatory requirements in related to official controls and exports
  • Understanding and be versed with the national and international laws and regulation governing the Competent Authority
  • Understand and learn about the international market requirements
  • Have understanding of laboratory testing requirements for the Competent Authority.
  • Has good team work , organizational and planning skills

Communication and Language Skills

  • Have good communication skills including public speaking
  • Professional language of communication is English
  • Must be able to speak Marshallese

Personal Attributes

  • Required language of education and employment is English
  • Willing to learn, is committed to his or her work.
  • Willing to working long hours and under pressure when required.
  • Must be comfortable being part of the team and be able to make presentation and speak when required
  • Must have strong work ethics
  • Must maintain code of conduct and conduct duties with honesty and integrity.

Education

  • Qualification with minimum, Bachelor of Science (Food, Chemistry, Biology), Environmental Science and similar related disciplines.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and can produce quality reports.
  • Communication language in English and understands Marshallese

Experience

  • Experience can be in the Fisheries Industry and environment, Food industry or in Environmental and Health , dealing with food manufacturing and handling.
  • Works in a food manufacturing environment and understand exports market requirements.
  • Has experience in regulatory environment and understand the requirements for seafood exports.
  • Has experience in the fisheries science or has worked in a fisheries related environment

Application Process

  • Please visit our website www.mimra.com for job descriptions under the Opportunity tab or visit MIMRA Building located at Delap for applications.
  • Contact Ms. Pamela M. Rubon via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (692)625 - 8262 for more information.

Downloadable Documents:
Terms of Reference
Expression of Interest

 

Job Opportunity: Coastal Fisheries Data Officer

Job Opportunity: Coastal Fisheries Data Officer

Authority: Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA)
Reporting To: Chief of Coastal Fisheries

Location and Working Conditions

  • Position Location: Majuro.
  • Two- year contract with 6-month probation period and possibility of extension subject to performance evaluation.
  • Full time (40 hours per week).
  • Occasional domestic and international travel for surveys, meetings, consultations, workshops and/or training.
  • May spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain. Will also have to do some lifting of materials and supplies from time to time.
  • The position is located in a busy, open area office and may be faced with constant interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis.
  • Must balance hours on computer and face-to-face interactions with staff and visitors.
  • There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause significant stress. Must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues.

Purpose

The Coastal Fisheries Division of MIMRA is responsible for the following activities:

  1. Facilitating the development of community-based resource management for conservation and sustainable livelihoods throughout the Marshall Islands
  2. Achievement of the Micronesian Challenge goals of effectively conserving 50% of near-shore marine areas
  3. Developing regulations, monitoring and enforcement processes to better manage coastal marine resources, including threatened and endangered species
  4. Developing aquaculture and other means of sustainable livelihood development
  5. Educating the community about marine resources and regulations governing these resources.

As a member of the MIMRA Coastal Fisheries Division, the position will be required to lead or participate in a variety of projects and activities to help the team achieve their annual work plan. The special focus of this position is to oversee collection, management, and analysis of data for the Authority in support of fisheries management needs and objectives, including the development, implementation and review of information management needs and solutions relating to Coastal fisheries. While working under the direction of the Chief for Coastal and Community Affairs, this role is expected to show leadership in the management of projects and the achievement of outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coastal Fisheries Data Management and Reporting
    • Management and Maintenance of MIMRA Coastal Fisheries Database
    • Collect, input and analyze data efficiently to produce information and statistics relating to Coastal Fisheries (catch data, finfish, invertebrates, and other data collected by the Coastal Fisheries Team and relevant CMAC members)
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of a database for all conservation and resource management projects for the purposes of sharing information, building synergy and reducing duplication of effort
  • Maintain and update MIMRA GIS Database
    • Generate spatial data using GPS for base layer development
    • Integrate new datasets developed by MIMRA sections or other partner agencies, and update archived datasets
    • Develop and maintain detailed metadata for new and existing datasets
    • Coordinate outer islands environmental research efforts that require GPS and GIS components
    • Assist with production of thematic maps
    • Coordinate imagery acquisition updates for RMI
    • Coordinate topographic and bathymetric LiDar acquisition for the RMI
    • Coordinate with other RMI agencies and regional/international partners for distribution of new RMI GIS datasets

Other Duties

  • Attend and participate in weekly team meetings for the Division.
  • Prepare a monthly or quarterly individual work plan.
  • Report back weekly on achievements and results, and any constraints or barriers.
  • Participate in the MIMRA performance management system as directed by the supervisor.
  • Other tasks as directed by the Director and Deputy Director.

Performance Indicators

  • Monthly reports
  • Quarterly reports for Corporate Plan
  • Annual report for Annual report
  • Maps printed
  • Updated ConGIS/MC targets table
  • # of imagery acquired
  • Meetings/consultations

Role Related Skills/Capacity

  • Familiar with GIS programs and tools
  • Excellent understanding of data collection and management.
  • Knowledgeable or well versed on the regulatory environment of MIMRA including the MIMRA Act, MIMRA regulations, and other RMI laws and regulations.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills including a good understanding of MIMRA’s partner agencies and organizations.
  • Well-developed project management skills including the ability to liaise effectively with project partners.

Communication and Language Skills

  • Must have excellent skills in communication, writing, public speaking.
  • Must be able to speak English and Marshallese and have good written English.
  • Must be comfortable working with different types of people in a community setting.
  • Aware and respectful of Marshallese Customs.

Personal Attributes

  • Must have a strong work ethic and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task with strong time and stress management skills.
  • Must be comfortable leading and being part of a team including public speaking, conflict resolution and supporting team members.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of the role with honesty and integrity.
  • Must be physically fit for field work.
  • Willing to travel to other islands within the RMI, and tolerant of tropical conditions.

Education

  • University degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Geography, Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Management or related field.

Experience

  • Must be proficient in computer applications such as MS Office and others (databases, statistical softwares, etc.).
  • Must be proficient with ArcGIS 9.x and 10 or related Open Source software (e.g. QGIS). ● Must have at least 3 years of applied experience with ArcGIS Technology. ● Familiarity with ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE technology.
  • Familiarity with Garmin and Trimble products.
  • Experience with shoreline/coastal morphology surveying.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Application Process

  • Please visit our website www.mimra.com for job descriptions under the Opportunity tab or visit MIMRA Building located at Delap for applications.
  • Contact Ms. Pamela M. Rubon via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (692)625 - 8262 for more information.

Downloadable Documents:
Terms of Reference
Expression of Interest