Vacancy 06/18 – TOURISM PLANNING OFFICER

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(Locally-based, Fiji Nationals Only)

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) invites applications for the position of Tourism Planning Officer to join its Secretariat located in Suva, Fiji.  Representing 18 member countries, SPTO fosters collaboration amongst its members on Tourism matters.

The purpose of this role is to support the Sustainable Tourism Development Division in supporting the planning, documentation and implementation of sustainable tourism strategies/policies and projects in aid of regional sustainable tourism priorities of SPTO members.

We are looking for someone who has a ‘can do’ attitude with strong eye for details, very organised, demonstrated research experience, excellent communication skills emphatic to all levels and cultures present in the organisation.  He or she will work with a range of stakeholders from private sector, government agencies, civil society, academia, media and development partners.  SPTO has a gender equality policy.  Both females and males to apply.

To be considered for this position you will have:

  • a minimum of a tertiary preferably in tourism, management, economics, sustainable development or a relevant field with a minimum of 3-5 years in sustainable tourism development work

The candidate must also be skilled in establishing and maintaining robust relationships, exhibit excellent report writing and communication skills in English, both written and verbal.

Remuneration offered will be determined according to the successful candidate’s relevant qualification, experience and skills.

The Job Description for the role can be accessed here.

Application Procedure

Please email your application by Friday 5th October, 2018 4pm Fiji time, to recruit@spto.org with subject “Vacancy 06/18 – Tourism Planning Officer”

For your application to be considered, you are required to provide us with:

  • A cover letter summarising the key reasons why you should be considered for the role based on the specified requirements.
  • A current resume/CV
  • At least three referees (include name, title, relationship and contact details)
  • Important note:Please ensure your documents are in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. 
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