Monday, January 28, 2013

Nauru hiring staff to be based in New York City to assist AOSIS Chair

The Republic of Nauru is hiring a sustainable development and energy adviser to support the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). The position is based in New York City and will focus on preparations for the Third Global Conference for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States and the sustainable energy initiatives relevant to SIDS, and the post-2015 development agenda.

The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of economic development and energy issues, and their links to the climate change crisis. Demonstrable experience working with small island communities and United Nations organizations is strongly desired. Key responsibilities will include conducting research and analysis on relevant topics and closely collaborating with AOSIS members. Strong writing and communications skills are essential as the successful candidate will be responsible for drafting statements, briefing documents, position papers, submissions, presentations and representing the Chair at meetings and conferences. The role requires substantial international travel and an ability to perform under pressure in a deadline driven environment.

An advanced degree in a related field is required.
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered. Applications must be received by 31st January 2013. Please submit a cover letter, three references, and a cv to: AOSIS Recruitment by email at

[Note: This above message is part of an email message forwarded by Mrs. Jane Chigyal, FSM Permanent Representative to the United Nations. ]

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