Positions at the Forum Secretariat are open to citizens of member countries. Work is linked to the organisation’s focus areas – economic growth, good governance and security.
There are also opportunities for employment in other occupational fields such as development cooperation, policy coordination, communications, administration, finance, human resources and information technology.
Professional excellence, personal leadership, team spirit, openness to dialogue and responsiveness to stakeholders in an international intergovernmental organisation with a multicultural, caring, inclusive and innovative environment are the values aspired to by all working for the Forum Secretariat.
Employment at the Forum Secretariat often requires travel to member countries in the Pacific and to meetings and workshops in other parts of the world.
Read more: PIFS Capability Framework 2017
The Secretariat is now accepting expressions of interest from mid -career and suitably qualified candidates from Pacific Islands Smaller States for a number of placements within regional agencies.
For full information and associated TOR’s, click here to view the 2019-2020 Joint CROP Smaller Island States (SIS) Attachment Programme
Ireland is offering three new Fellowships to Small Island Developing States in each of the Pacific and Caribbean regions, for Masters level studies in Ireland in the academic year 2020/2021.
Eligible countries in the Pacific region: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu.
Applications for the scholarships have opened on the Fellowships website: https://www.irishaidfellowships.ie/strands/ireland-sids-fellows-programme. Full information is available in the Guidance Note which, together with the Directory of Courses and Application Form, is at the bottom of the page – they are visible on ticking the “meet eligibility” box. The closing date for applications is 10 February 2020.