The Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action Phase II (ATSEA-2) Project seeks highly qualified individuals and consultants to fill up the following posts on the implementation of the project. The job availability specifies the working unit that the role will be working in, at a regional or national level.

Consultant for the Development of the ATS Ministerial Declaration

The ATSEA-2 Regional Project Management Unit (RPMU) is engaging an international consultant (individual specialist) to support the development of a new Ministerial Declaration which will be signed by the Ministers of the four ATS countries during the Ministerial Forum to be hosted by Timor-Leste in August 2024.

Deadline of Application: 9 February 2024
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ATSEA-2 collaborates with a wide range of partner organisations and institutions throughout the ATS region. The success of the ATSEA-2 programme is possible only through this partnership and collaboration.

Yayasan TAKA

Expert support in developing biodiversity, fisheries, land-based and marine pollution, and gender field assessment in Rote Ndao, Aru Islands and Merauke District

Yayasan Reef Check Indonesia

Expert support in the implementation of integrated Coastal Management (ICM) at the district level in Indonesia

Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa’e

Expert support in developing the Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) strategic implementation in Timor-Leste

PT. Multi Area Desentralisasi Pembangunan

Expert support in implementation of EAFM assessment and Pre-assessment in Shrimp in Aru District, Maluku Province, and Barramundi in Merauke, Papua Province, towards MSC certification

PT BMT Indonesia

Expert support in developing the governance mechanism to improve marine and fisheries management in Arafura and Timor Seas

PEC Consulting LDA

Expert support in updating the ATS Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis in Timor-Leste

Global Ocean Inc

Expert support in developing marine and land-based pollution assessment at regional
and Rote Ndao

Eco Custodian Advocates

Develop South Fly Artisanal Fishery Management Plan in South Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Destructive Fishing Watch

Expert support in the implemention of reduction of IUU fishing in Merauke, Indonesia

C2O Consulting

Expert support in developing climate change vulnerability assessment

Center for Coastal and Marine Resources Studies – IPB University

Expert support in updating the ATS Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis in Indonesia

Center for Sustainable Ocean Policy Law – Universitas Indonesia

Expert support in developing regional IUU fishing studies for the ATS region

Aqua Marino Services – University of Papua New Guinea

Expert support in updating the ATS Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis in Papua New Guinea

Kertabumi Recycling Center

Expert support in conducting case study on climate change vulnerability assessment at
site level

National Fisheries Authority (NFA) Papua New Guinea

Fishwell Consulting

Starling Resources

Oceanographic Research Center Indonesian Institute of Sciences (P2O-LIPI)

Regional Plan of Action to Combat Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (RPOA-IUU)

Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG)


Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem

Oil Spill Response Ltd

Expert support in the implementation of trainings related to oil spill preparedness and response, and possible support in development of oil spill preparedness and response plan in ATS

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

PT Hatfield

Coral Triangle Center (CTC)

Kementerian Kelautan dan Perikanan (KKP)

Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN)

Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning

PT. Multi Area Desentralisasi Pembangunan (MADEP)

Pemerintah Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur (Pemprov NTT)

Pemerintah Provinsi Maluku (Pemprov Maluku)

Pemerintah Provinsi Papua (Pemprov Papua)