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Job vacancies at SPREP - Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Welcome to the career site of Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programe (SPREP) at Impactpool!

SPREP is the regional organisation established by the Governments and Administrations of the Pacific charged with protecting and managing the environment and natural resources of the Pacific.

The head office is based in Apia, Samoa with about 100 staff. There is also a SPREP office in Fiji as well as SPREP Officers stationed in the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

SPREP has an annual budget of USD $15 million in 2017. The establishment of SPREP sends a clear signal to the global community of the deep commitment of Pacific island Governments and Administrations for better management of the environment within the context of sustainable development.

The strategic direction for SPREP is clearly set out in the 2017-2026 SPREP Strategic Plan. The Plan outlines the mandate, vision and programmes for the organisation, and places strong emphasis on effective delivery of services to SPREP Member countries and territories.

SPREP’s mandate is to promote cooperation in the Pacific region and provide assistance in order to protect and improve its environment and to ensure sustainable development for present and future generations.

SPREP has 21 Member countries

SPREP has 21 Pacific island member countries and territories (American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Marianas, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Wallis & Futuna) and 5 developed countries (Australia, France, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States of America) with direct interests in the region.

Four regional goals to achieving resilience and sustainable Pacific communities: 

  • Regional Goal 1: Pacific people benefit from strengthened resilience to climate change
  • Regional Goal 2: Pacific people benefit from healthy and resilient island and ocean ecosystems
  • Regional Goal 3: Pacific people benefit from improved waste management and pollution control
  • Regional Goal 4: Pacific people and their environment benefit from commitment to and best practice of environmental governance

These define the core priorities and focus of SPREP in the areas on:

  1. Climate change resilience
  2. Ecosystem and Biodiversity Protection
  3. Effective Waste Management and Pollution Control
  4. Environmental Governance

From now on, you will find all SPREP’s positions at Impactpool, update your Impactpool profile to stay alerted when SPREP jobs are posted. Find specific information aout how to apply below. When e-mail your application, please indicate that you find the job at


Important information to applicants for SPREP: When applying to SPREP you must always include:

  1. Completed Application Form– can be downloaded in relation to each job vacancy (you are required to complete in full all areas requested in the Form rather than referring us to your CV);
  2. A detailed Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Submitting applications:Press the apply button at Impactpool: In the e-mail subject line clearly mark what job you are applying for. Example: “Application for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist”.

Applications that do not complete the SPREP Application Form and submit all the requirements stated above will not be considered.