Employment Opportunity-Executive Director


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The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) seeks well qualified individual to fill the position of Executive Director at National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA), FSM National Government, Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941.

The Position: Responsible to NORMA Board of Directors for the implementation of Title 24 and all other regulations and obligations of NORMA; Responsible for overall management of NORMA including the budget; Ensure all NORMA staff execute the duties listed in their position descriptions; Ensure all Divisions follow NORMA policy and procedures including reporting on the strategic and Corporate Plans in collaboration with the Deputy Director; Determine the appropriate value for fishing rights in FSM Exclusive Economic Zone; Lead all fishery negotiations along with the NORMA Board of Directors; Administer all foreign and domestic fishing agreements including revenue, management and penalties including the Vessel Day Scheme; Liaise with the states and national government in their development program to provide information and data on NORMA’s fisheries management and development work; Testify to Congress committee, State Legislatures and others on behalf of the activities and programs of the Authority; Represent NORMA at national, regional and sub-regional meetings as needed; and Performs other duties as assigned by the NORMA Board of Directors. The Incumbent: Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Public Service or equivalent. Specialized training and/or certification in various fisheries management system; at least 10 years of senior level experience in public or private sector management; and experience in fisheries and/or Pacific Island administration are desirable.

Benefits: A salary $60,000 per annum depending upon the qualification of the applicant. Housing, travel and relocation will be provided if applicable.

To apply: Submit applications/resumes by mail or email to the following addresses:
Officer of Personnel, FSM National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA).

P.O. Box PS-35 P.O. Box PS-122
Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941 Palikir, Pohnpei FM 9694l
Email: personnel@personnel.gov.fm Email: mail@norma.fm
The Office of Personnel will be accepting applications/resumes from January 31, 2023 to March 02, 2023.