Maritime Sector Governance Officer


GHD has a vacancy for a Maritime Sector Governance Officer in its offices in Port Moresby.

Privately owned by their people, GHD is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services companies. Their global network of over 10,000 people operates in the water, energy and resources, property and buildings, environment, and transportation markets. GHD’s International Development Assistance (IDA) Team delivers project management and technical services for the world’s largest development organisations to improve the lives of people in developing countries. The Papua New Guinea – Australia Transport Sector Support Program (TSSP) continues the Australian Government’s long term commitment to the PNG transport infrastructure sector. The shared long term goal of TSSP is a safer, more reliable transport system in place enabling economic and social development in PNG.
Maritime Sector Governance Officer, Papua New Guinea – Australia Transport Sector Support Program

The role

The program now seeks applications for the position of Maritime Sector Governance Officer to work full-time based in Port Moresby (to April 2020) with potential for extension. This position will support the Transport Sector Development Manager (TSDM) and the Senior Maritime Adviser to support improved governance and coordination across PNG maritime agencies.

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting the TSDM in the revitalization of the Maritime Working Group;
  • Developing improved maritime sector governance including identification and monitoring of sector plans, projects, budgets and coordination, including major maritime project developments currently underway or planned;

Job requirements

  • Degree qualified in Project Management Business Management, Civil Engineering or similar
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding and experience working in the PNG maritime sector and its agencies.
  • Experience in project management, procurement processes and tender evaluation; combined with high-level skills and experience in stakeholder engagement, facilitation, negotiation and presentation.

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