CCAMLR has commenced the process of recruiting a new Executive Secretary, as the second and final four-year term of Mr Andrew Wright draws to a close.
The CCAMLR Secretariat provides administrative and technical support to a 35-nation intergovernmental organisation responsible for conserving Antarctic marine living resources. The 25 multicultural staff of the Secretariat provide the organisation with a range of integrated services that broadly cover communications, IT support, translation, data, science, compliance, administration and finance.
The Executive Secretary manages the Secretariat’s staff; presents and manages the Commission budget and associated program of work; and organises the meetings of the Commission, the Scientific Committee and their subsidiary bodies.
Applications are invited from nationals of Members of the Commission until 15 May 2017. Unless otherwise agreed with the Chair of the Commission, the individual selected must be available to commence work on 5 April 2018 for a two-week period of transition with the incumbent Executive Secretary and will assume the post on 20 April 2018.
The appointment will be for a term of four years with the possibility of one additional four-year appointment. The position is based at the CCAMLR Headquarters in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Duties of the Executive Secretary, along with selection criteria, are available at the recruitment page of the CCAMLR website. Details of remuneration and allowances are available on request from the Finance and Administration Manager, CCAMLR Secretariat.