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Sustainable Development Officer
Location: Port Moresby
Type: Full Time
Posted: 13 March 2024

Steamships Limited is looking out for a capable individual to join our Corporate Affairs team as a Sustainable Development Officer. 

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role for a Sustainable Development Officer located in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. As a Sustainable Development Officer, you will participate in the creation of a new and ambitious sustainability strategy at Steamships. The newly created role offers potential for professional development. Main responsibilities will include supporting on: implementation of sustainability projects across our logistics, property, and hotels divisions; environmental data collection, analysis and reporting; community engagement. The Sustainability Officer will raise awareness of sustainability issues and initiatives within the company and represent our values externally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject (such as environmental sciences, international law, development studies, etc.) 
  • Flexible depending on skillset. Roughly 2-3 years in similar role or covering similar responsibilities. However, high-calibre individuals (e.g., junior accountants, lawyers) with transferable skills (data handling, analysis, critical thinking) would be considered. 
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills – confident interacting with senior colleagues and building relationships across the divisions and externally.
  • Strong time-keeping and organizational skills.
  • Qualitative and quantitative research skills.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn, with a curious, analytical mind.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to manage a varied workload and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrable interest in global and local sustainability issues. 
  • Genuine commitment to personal professional development 

 Application Deadline

Interested candidates are to submit their applications by 27th March 2024.

All applications must include an expression of interest letter with the candidate's updated CV. These can be sent via email to with the subject heading APPLICATION_SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER.

Expressions of Interest can be addressed to:

The Recruitment Specialist

Steamships Limited

P. O. Box 1

Port Moresby