Details for Various Fixed-term and Ongoing Positions

Various Fixed-term and Ongoing Positions
Senior Program Managers and Program Managers
The Australian High Commission is looking for highly motivated, talented people with ideas and
an interest in development to work as program managers. The Australian Aid Program promotes
Australia’s national interests by contributing to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.
In Vanuatu, our aid program is guided by an aid investment plan agreed between the Government of
Vanuatu and the Government of Australia.
About the Positions
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Senior program managers
Under limited direction, senior program managers oversee one or more sectors of Australia’s aid
program in Vanuatu. Duties include implementing program activities and providing high-level advice
to Australian High Commission Executive. The Australian High Commission is currently looking to fill
the Senior Program Manager Health role. A merit list of suitable applicants may be used to fill future
vacancies.
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Program managers
Under general direction, program managers provide support to the management and implementation
of Australia’s aid program in Vanuatu. Program managers also support coordination and reporting
(financial, fraud, performance and quality) across the program. The Australian High Commission will
use this process to develop a merit list of suitable applicants that may be used to fill future vacancies.
Qualifications/Experience
All senior program manager and program manager positions require relevant tertiary qualifications and
professional/technical or specialist expertise, knowledge or experience in public policy, development
and related sectors.
Essential Requirements
All senior program manager and program manager positions require strong representation,
communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships, represent and
negotiate on behalf of the Australian High Commission. Strong written and spoken English is essential
and spoken Bislama is highly desirable for all positions.
Applicants should be citizens of Vanuatu or hold residency status that permits work in Vanuatu. The
Australian High Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
The position descriptions are available from reception at the Australian High Commission or on the
Australian High Commission’s website at www.vanuatu.embassy.gov.au.
Applications should identify which position you are applying for and must include:
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a Curriculum Vitae;
•	a statement in support of the application addressing the key responsibilities of the position
you are applying for (totalling no more than 3 typed pages); and
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the names and contact details of at least two referees.
Applications should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager at the Australian High Commission,
PO Box 111, Port Vila or emailed to pvla.hrexecsupp@dfat.gov.au. Please direct enquiries about the
positions to the Human Resources Manager on +678 22777. Applications close on Friday 14 July 2017.
Only applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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