Cir#22/104: Job Opportunities

Applications are invited for the following positions;

A. INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED ROLES
1. Manager, SPREP North Pacific Office (MNPO)
2. Project Manager: By-Catch and Integrated Ecosystem Management Initiative (PM-BIEM)
3. Project Manager – Regional Invasive Species Project (PM-RISP)
4. Strategic Project Planning Officer, Project Coordination Unit (SPPO-PCU)

B. LOCALLY RECRUITED ROLE - For nationals and Permanent Residents of Samoa Only
5. Finance and Administration Assistant (FAA)
6. IT Support Officer (ITSO)
(READVERTISEMENT - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY AS ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WILL BE CONSIDERED)

The closing date for applications is Friday, 27 January 2023 (Samoa Time).

Information packages including the Job Descriptions and Application Forms, are available on this direct web link https://www.sprep.org/career-opportunities for all interested parties.

Cir#22/103: Invitation to attend the SWAP Project Steering Committee Meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands, 13-17 March 2023.

The Committing to Sustainable Waste Actions in the Pacific (SWAP) project plans to conduct its Third Annual Steering Committee meeting in March 2023 in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The Secretariat, through the SWAP Project is pleased to invite members from the SWAP Steering Committee and SWAP Country Focal Points to attend the SWAP Steering Committee meeting in person.

Cir#22/102: PacWastePlus Project Steering Committee 2023 – Save the Date.

We are excited to inform you all that the European Union Pacific Waste Management (PacWastePlus) Programme Steering Committee meeting themed “Turning Commitments into Action” will be held in the week of 22-26 May 2023 in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

Cir#22/101: Invitation to attend the virtual SPREP/SWAP/J-PRISM II/PACWASTE PLUS workshop on Disaster Waste Management: Experience and lessons-learnt sharing on disaster waste management from the Pacific Islands: 8 December 2022 – Virtual (via Zoom)

8 December 2022 - Virtual (via Zoom) - 1.00pm - 4.30pm Samoa Standard Time.

The frequency and intensity of natural disasters especially tropical cyclones in the Pacific are increasing and when these natural disasters occur, large amounts of waste, known as disaster waste, are generated from damage to both the natural and man-made environment.

La fréquence et l’intensité des catastrophes naturelles, en particulier des cyclones tropicaux qui sévissent dans le Pacifique, augmentent, et lorsque ces catastrophes surviennent, de grandes quantités de déchets, appelés « déchets issus de catastrophes naturelles », sont produites par les dommages causés aux milieux naturel et anthropisé.

Cir#22/100: Final Report of the Third Executive Board Meeting, 8-9 September 2022.

The Secretariat is pleased to attach the following for your information and records.
1. Final Report of the 3rd Executive Board Meeting; and
2. The Approved 2022-2023 Biennial Work Programme and Budget - Supplementary

Cir#22/98: Job Opportunities.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

A. INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED ROLE

  • Accountant (ACC)

 

B. LOCALLY RECRUITED ROLE

  • Project Support Officer, Project Coordination Unit (PSO, PCU)

(For nationals and Permanent Residents of Samoa Only)

 

The closing date for the applications is Friday, 2nd December 2022 (Samoa Time)

Cir#22/99: Country GEF 8 STAR Allocation Support Letter- Enhancing access and use of Environmental Data in the Pacific.

Pursuant to the Third SPREP Executive Board endorsement of a portion of Member countries’ national GEF 8 STAR allocation to continue the implementation of the Pacific Environmental Data Project currently supported under the Inform Project, we kindly seek your assistance in providing an official letter of support for the proposed Inform Phase 2 project proposal.

Cir#22/96: SPREP UNFCCC COP27 Website: Linking our Blue Pacific Continent with Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

It is my pleasure to share with you all the SPREP COP27 website https://www.sprep.org/cop27 which will provide our Blue Pacific Continent with a direct link to the UNFCCC COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from 7 to 18 November 2022.

Cir#22/97: Dates Announcement – 31st SPREP Meeting and Associated Meetings for 2023.

The Secretariat is pleased to confirm Dates below for the 31st SPREP Meeting and associated meetings for 2023. This is for notation and planning purposes for next year.

Cir#22/94: Projet de note d’orientation sur les bonnes pratiques d’ingénierie côtière en matière d’évaluation de l’impact environnemental : version française pour examen.

Faisant suite aux conclusions de la troisième réunion du Conseil exécutif du PROE, veuillez trouver ci-joint la version française du Projet de note d’orientation sur les bonnes pratiques d’ingénierie côtière en matière d’évaluation de l’impact environnemental dans le Pacifique pour examen approfondi et commentaires.

Cir#22/95: Support for Pacific CBD Delegates Participation at the CBD COP15, 3 – 19 December 2022, Montreal, Canada.

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is pleased to inform you of the funding support from the Government of Australia through the Australia Aid Identifier to fund Pacific delegates to the CBD COP15. In this regard, we invite you to nominate one delegate to be supported by SPREP through this funding.

Cir#22/93: SPREP Published Knowledge Resources: July – September (Third Quarter) 2022 Update

All our knowledge resources are freely available and can be accessed on the NEW SPREP Virtual Library. https://library.sprep.org/

Cir#22/92: Job Opportunities

Applications are invited for the following positions:
A. INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED ROLE
Regional Climate Centre Coordinator – Intra-ACP Climate Services and related Applications (ClimSA) Project
(READVERTISEMENT - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY AS ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WILL BE CONSIDERED)


B. LOCALLY RECRUITED ROLE
Strategic Planning Officer (SPO)
(For nationals and Permanent Residents of Samoa Only)


The closing date for applications is Friday, 11th November 2022 (Samoa Time)

Cir#22/91: Job Opportunities

Applications are invited for the following positions:


A. INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED ROLE
Information Technology Network & Systems Engineer (ITNSE)


B. LOCALLY RECRUITED ROLE
Information Technology Support Officer (ITSO)
(For nationals and Permanent Residents of Samoa Only)


The closing date for applications is Friday, 4th November 2022 (Samoa Time).

Cir#22/90: Invitation to attend the ISLANDS Pacific Child Project First Project Steering Committee Meeting (PSC) in Suva, Fiji, 15-17 November 2022.

We are pleased to invite you to attend the first GEF ISLANDS PSC meeting which will be held from the 15-17 November 2022 at the Tanoa Hotel, in Suva, Fiji. The three (3) day meeting will discuss project progress since inception and deliberate on the 2023 annual workplan and budget forecast. Participating countries will also be given an opportunity to inform the meeting on their country specific priorities and plans.

Cir#22/88: 2021 SPREP Annual Report

The Secretariat is pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The Report provides an overview of the Secretariat’s activities in support of our Pacific Island country and territory Members for 2021.

Cir#22/87: Call for nominations: Global Climate Change Alliance plus (GCCA+) Scaling up Pacific Adaptation (SUPA) Output 1, Regional training on “Developing capacity to apply the impacts Analysis Methodology and utilise the Adaptation Impacts Database”...
  • Call for nominations: Global Climate Change Alliance plus (GCCA+) Scaling up Pacific Adaptation (SUPA) Output 1, Regional training on “Developing capacity to apply the impacts Analysis Methodology and utilise the Adaptation Impacts Database” 21- 30 November 2022

The Secretariat is pleased to inform you that nominations are being accepted for the Regional training on “Developing capacity to apply the impacts Methodology and utilise the Adaptation Impacts Database.“ The training will be hosted by SPREP on 21-30 November in Nadi, Fiji.

Cir#22/86: Job Opportunity

Applications are invited for the following position: INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED ROLE
• Communications and Outreach Adviser (COA)

The closing date for applications is Friday, 28 October 2022.

Cir#22/84: Support for Pacific Small Islands Developing States (PSIDS) Delegates Participation at the UNFCCC COP27 in Egypt.

The Secretariat is pleased to inform Pacific Members of the support available to fund the participation of one delegate per country to attend the UNFCCC COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Cir#22/85: Invitation to the Pacific Climate Change Virtual Climate Innovation Exhibition 2022 Blended Platforms – Pacific Climate Change Centre and Virtual on 4-6 October 2022

We have the pleasure of inviting you to the Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) Virtual Climate Innovation Exhibition, from 4-6 October 2022.

Cir#22/83 Draft Record of the 3rd Executive Board Meeting from 8-9 September 2022

The Secretariat hereby attach the draft record of the 3rd Executive Board Meeting for your review and feedback.

Cir#22/73: Call for Nominations: GEF ISLANDS Pacific Project Steering Committee.

This circular seeks to inform you of the call for nominations of country representatives to be part of the GEF ISLANDS Pacific Project Steering Committee (PSC).

Cir#22/82: Request for expressions of interest to participate in the Pacific Ocean Litter Project.

The Secretariat is pleased to inform you about developments with the Pacific Ocean Litter Project (POLP), funded by the Government of Australia, and seek expressions of interest (EOIs) to participate in the project.

The POLP aims to reduce, replace and find alternatives to single use plastics to decrease marine plastic litter. With borders reopening and travel restrictions easing in the region after the challenges of COVID-19, SPREP is stepping up the pace of implementation of this project.

Cir#22/81: Moana Blue Pacific Pavilion Call for Side Event Applications at the UNFCCC COP27 in Sharm-el Sheik, Egypt 7 to 18 November 2022: Deadline Extended to 17 September, 2022

Further to Circular 22/71, regarding the Moana Blue Pacific Pavilion Call for Side Event Applications at the UNFCCC COP27 in Sharm-el Sheik, Egypt 7 to 18 November 2022. I am pleased to advise that we have now extended the deadline by one week to 5pm CEST 17 September 2022. The application form available online through this link: COP27 Pavilion Side Event Application.

Cir#22/80: Job Opportunities

Applications are invited for the following positions advertised within the Secretariat.

A) INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED ROLES
1) Project Manager, Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change (PEBACC+) Project
2) Communications Officer, PEBACC+ Project
3) Country Coordinator, Vanuatu, PEBACC+ Project
4) Country Coordinator, Solomon Islands PEBACC+ Project
5) Pacific Environment Portal Systems Developer & Analyst
6) Environmental Monitoring and Reporting Adviser
7) Environmental Assessment and Planning Officer


B) LOCALLY RECRUITED ROLES
8) Finance and Administration Officer, PEBACC+ project (For nationals and Permanent Residents of Fiji Only)

9) Information Technology Support Officer, Pacific Climate Change Centre (For nationals and Permanent Residents of Samoa Only)

Link to Career Opportunities: https://www.sprep.org/career-opportunities

Cir#22/79: Invitation to the official Launch of the Pacific Voices: The Pacific Climate Change Voyage Book and, the Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) 100kWp Rooftop Solar System

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) Pacific Climate Change Centre would like to warmly invite you to the Official launch of the Pacific Voices: The Pacific Climate Change Voyage Book; and the Pacific Climate Change Centre 100kWp Rooftop Solar System.

Cir#22/77: Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), 17 – 21 October 2022, Nadi, Fiji

In preparation for the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP15), the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) will be convening a preparatory meeting for the Pacific islands region from 17 – 21 October 2022 at the Novotel Hotel in Nadi, Fiji.

Cir#22/78: Invitation to the Regional Seminar on biofouling management and invasive aquatic species

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the International Mari-time Organization (IMO) are organising the 1st Regional Seminar on biofouling management, as a first step leading to the development of a regional strategy on Biofouling for the Pacific islands’ region.

Cir#22/76: Invitation for nominations for sponsorship to attend the first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1) to develop an internationally legally binding instrument on plastic pollution

The first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1) organised by the UN Envi-ronment Programme will take place in Punta del Este from 28 November to 2 December 2022, with BRS plastic stakeholder meetings planned for the 23 to 25 November, multi-stakeholder forum planned for the full day on 26 November, and regional consultations and bureau meeting to be held on 27 November. Following the practice of the ad hoc open-ended expert group (OEWG) meeting held in Dakar from 30 May to 1 June, the INC will be a hybrid meeting.

Cir#22/75: Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), 17 – 21 October 2022, Nadi, Fiji

In preparation for the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP15), the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) will be convening a preparatory meeting for the Pacific islands region from 17 – 21 October 2022 at the Novotel Hotel in Nadi, Fiji.