Human Resources Manager

Scout Talent Published: September 8, 2022
Tokelau, Tokelau
Job Type


  • Are you a dedicated Manager Human Resources looking to join an intergovernmental agency and support effective organisational change?
  • You will receive an excellent salary package circa US $91,197 – $126,659 (tax-free for citizens for most countries!) plus repatriation allowances & retention incentives!
  • Enjoy relocation & accommodation assistance, six weeks annual leave, return airfares & many more benefits!
  • Applications close Friday 30 September 2022, 11:30 pm AEST

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.

We are now looking for a Manager Human Resources to join our team on a Fixed-Term 3-year contract with an option for another term subject to performance. In this role, you will work with a group of professionals to drive the organisational culture and cultivate an innovative and performance-driven team within FFA.

For more information about the role and the work of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), please click Apply Now.

Enjoy this varied opportunity

Reporting to the Director Corporate Services, your primary responsibility is to provide strategic and operational advice to the Executives and Management team.

In this unique and exciting opportunity, you will also work with the Manager Organisational Transformation to change our approach to staff performance management, strategic Human Resources, and learning and development. Furthermore, you will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live and work in beautiful Honiara, and enjoy the best that the Solomon Islands have to offer.

To view the full position description and full responsibilities, please click Apply Now.

What you bring to the team

We are looking for a dedicated and pragmatic individual who holds a University Degree in Human Resources Management and at least 10 years of experience in HR with 7 years as Manager Human Resources, ideally in an international or regional organisation. It is also essential that you have a strong understanding of regional employment regulations and practices.

Your approachability and highly developed interpersonal and communication skills will ensure you can build strong working relationships with staff of all levels in our organisation. These skills, alongside honesty and transparency, will allow you to effectively lead and manage the HR team and give you the ability to be a mentor and a coach to the broader organisational team.

Moreover, you will be a strong problem-solver with excellent planning and organisational skills.

Benefits on offer

If you want to make the ultimate sea change and find out more about life on the leading edge of Pacific development, this is the opportunity for you!

You will receive a competitive salary package circa US$91,197 – $126,659 (tax-free, for citizens of most countries), commensurate with your skills and experience.

This includes superannuation, paid at 7.5% into either a nominated fund or an additional cash supplement. We reimburse all reasonable medical, dental, and optical expenses for yourself and your dependents. Insurance coverage is also available for personal accidents, life, medical & repatriation.

For the full range of benefits, click Apply Now.

Candidates who have previously had a second interview with the Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) for this position do not need to reapply for this role.

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!

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