JOB TITLE: Legal Advisor (Prosecution)
JOB LOCATION: Apia, Samoa
The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is an intergovernmental organisation working to strengthen national capacity and regional solidarity so Pacific nations can manage, control, and develop their tuna fisheries now and in the future.
Based in Honiara, Solomon Islands, our agency comprises 17 member nations, including Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Since 1979, we have facilitated regional cooperation so that all Pacific countries benefit from the sustainable use of tuna – worth over USD 3 billion a year and important for many people's livelihoods in the Pacific.
Our vision is "Our people enjoying the greatest possible social and economic benefits from the sustainable use of offshore fisheries and resources".
Please visit our website here for more information about our work and current projects.
We are now looking for a Legal Advisor (Prosecution) to join our team full-time.
Enjoy this varied opportunity
Enjoy this dynamic opportunity as a Legal Advisor (Prosecution) at the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), where you will play a crucial role in supporting our mission to enforce fisheries laws effectively. Reporting directly to the Legal Counsel, you will focus on the strategic legal management of fisheries prosecutions, ensuring compliance with international law and supporting member states in legal matters related to fisheries offences.
Your primary responsibilities include:
What you bring to the team
We are looking for a Legal Advisor (Prosecution) with a Bachelor of Laws and postgraduate qualifications in international law, international fisheries law, or marine affairs.
You should have at least 5 years of relevant experience, including expertise in the prosecution of fisheries or related offences.
Your knowledge should encompass international fisheries law and the Law of the Sea, with a strong background in policy development and stakeholder engagement.
Leadership skills, excellent communication abilities, and a dedication to sustainable fisheries management are essential. Your commitment to our mission and professionalism will be highly valued.
Benefits on offer
For your work and effort as our Legal Advisor (Prosecution), you will receive a competitive salary package of circa US$82,532 (tax-free, for citizens of most countries), negotiable to earn more based on your skills and experience.
Other benefits include:
Moreover, you will have access to 6 weeks of annual leave each year, giving you time to explore this stunning part of the world!
If you are ready to immerse yourself in an intergovernmental organisation and lead effective policies and procedural changes, this is the opportunity for you! - Apply Now!
Applications close Tuesday 06 March 2024, 11:00 pm AEST
JOB TYPE: Full - time
APPLY URL: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ni254274
COMPANY NAME: Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA)
JOB REFERENCE NUMBER: 254274
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