Cook Islands Ridge to Reef Project (R2R)

REQUEST FOR QUOTES (RFQ): GIS Specialist, Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) (position #21)

The Cook Islands National Environment Service (NES) is seeking a GIS Specialist, Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) to assist with implementation of the Cook Islands Ridge to Reef Project (R2R). R2R is funded by the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) in partnership with the Cook Islands Government. The project aims to enhance the capacity of the Cook Islands to effectively manage its protected areas and sustainably manage its productive landscapes at local scales while considering food security and livelihoods.

The GIS Specialist will play a key role in the preparatory stages of marine spatial planning for Marae Moana (Cook Islands Marine Park). He/she will provide the R2R Project, Marae Moana Technical Advisory Group, Marae Moana Coordination Office, and government agencies with technical advice on the development of high priority marine spatial plans.

A copy of the Request for Quotes (RFQ) (including selection criteria and how to apply) can be found below or by emailing Hayley Weeks, R2R Project Manager on

Closing date: 4.00pm 20 May 2020 Cook Islands local time (GMT-10 hours)

Late applications will not be considered.

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