Monitoring Control and Surveillance (MCS) Analyst

The Forum Fisheries Agency is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for its position of MCS Analyst to join our team in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The position is part of the Fisheries Operations Division of FFA. This role is offered on a 3 year contract. 

Reporting to the Surveillance Operations Officer, you will provide analysis of fisheries data to detect Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing and for other monitoring control and surveillance purposes. You will also be responsible for improving the analytical and profiling capability within the Secretariat and member countries. 

Specifically the Key Result Areas of the position includes the following-:

- Identifying key data to be used for MCS analysis and assisting in the development of the supporting analytical tools

- Improving the analytical and profiling capacity within the Secretariat and members

- Providing training on MCS analytical procedures and tools; and

- Providing technical support and advice to Members on suspected IUU and fisheries offences

To be considered for the role you will possess a relevant tertiary degree (Marine Science, Marine Affairs, or similar) or a relevant tertiary diploma combined with at least 5 years experience in a similar role.  You will also have demonstrated experience in fisheries data analysis with an all-round knowledge of data collected in Pacific tuna fisheries and its use for fisheries compliance purposes. 


To learn more about the position, interested candidates can download the Job Description and submit their applications online through this link:

Closing Date: 
Friday, December 22, 2017