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Title

Knowledge Management Officer (KMO) - Climate Change Team

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location
Town/City Apia
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 29/10/2010
Company Name Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Contact Name Solomone
Website Further Details / Applications
Pacific Regional Environment Programme logo
Directory Entry : SPREP is the regional organisation established by the Governments and Administrations of the Pacific charged with protecting and managing the environment and natural resources of the Pacific. The head office is based in Apia, Samoa with about 100 staff. There is also a SPREP office in Fiji with four staff as well as SPREP Officers stationed in the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. SPREP has an annual budget of USD $29 million in 2018. The establishment of SPREP sends a clear signal to the global community of the deep commitment of Pacific island Governments and Administrations for better management of the environment within the context of sustainable development. The strategic direction for SPREP is clearly set out in the 2017-2026 SPREP Strategic Plan. The Plan outlines the mandate, vision and programmes for the organisation, and places strong emphasis on effective delivery of services to SPREP Member countries and territories. SPREP is based in Apia, Samoa. For jobs at SPREP visit their website or for other marine ecology roles in Australasia and the Pacific visit www.environmentjobs.com
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Description

Applications are invited for the above position with SPREP at Apia.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with a team of professionals to provide support to the
Climate Change team in the implementation of climate change strategies including support for the
development and management of a Climate Change portal. Key functions include (1) Development &
Maintenance of Database/Information System (2) Content Building (3) Capacity Building (4) Reporting and (5)
General Advice & Support.
ESSENTIAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
1. Bachelor degree in Information / Knowledge Management, Information Science or relevant field
2. At least 5 years relevant experience specifically in the information management field.
3. Demonstrated experience and understanding of relational databases, information systems and related
tools and software packages with focus point of issues and content pertaining to climate change
including:
• Use of databases required together with practical experience with other text data management
products
• Internet solutions, such as Content Management Systems
• MS Access and/or SQL-server, or other relational database management systems using SQL
• Data management, analysis and presentation skills
4. Demonstrated experience in developing and managing databases and information systems within an
information service as well as in training users in using the information systems;
5. Sound Understanding and awareness of issues relating to the access and use of information and
knowledge in the Pacific and has good understanding of the working environment in Pacific Island
countries
6. Strong analytical and problem solving skills and is creative, innovative, persistent and resourceful - to
develop and build the best possible database, information system and on-line monitoring tools
7. Excellent oral and written communication skills
8. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of team building concepts; a team player with excellent
interpersonal skills and ability to work within a multicultural and multi-disciplinary environment
Basic salary ranges from SDR 29,015 to SDR 39,754 (including COLDA). This is currently equivalent to
SAT$114,729 to SAT$157,192 (including COLDA) per annum depending on qualifications and experience.
Other attractive staff entitlements such as housing & education allowances, medical benefits, life & personal
accident insurance, etc. will be available to the successful candidate.
Full details of the KMO’s responsibilities, requirements, remuneration package and lodging an application
can be obtained from the Employment section of our website: www.sprep.org or by contacting the Personnel
Officer on telephone: 21929 Ext. 230, Fax: 20231, or direct Email: luanac@sprep.org
Applications should include:
1. A detailed curriculum vitae containing full personal details;
2. A statement to address how each Essential Selection Criteria is met;
3. Names and contact details of at least three professional referees who are prepared to provide
testimonials – prefer the most recent employers and/or supervisors; and,
4. Indication of possible starting date if successful.
All applications to be clearly marked “Application for Knowledge Management Officer” and addressed to:
The Director, SPREP, P O Box 240, Apia or alternatively to email address: sprep@sprep.org .
Closing date: Friday, 29 October 2010. Late applications will not be considered.

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