VASANOC advertise for CEO post

VASANOC has advertised the position of Chief Executive Officer.

The position was previously held by the newly appointed Director of the Department of Youth Development and Sports Henry Tavoa.

Personal Requirements

• The person will need to be confident, enthusiastic, honest and show strong initiative and creativity in leadership;

• Must be an analytic, critical and strategic thinker;

• Must have proven track record in sports development, sports administration or in their education or industry, have a strong and genuine interest in developing sports in Vanuatu;

• Has friendly and helpful disposition to enhance ability to work;

• Able to work both independently and as part of a team

Qualifications Essential

• A minimum 5 years in general and/or Sports Administration;

• Holds a Degree in general and/or Sports Administration or Management;

• Evidence of leadership in sport (paid or volunteer)

• High level of facilitation skills;

• Good understanding of sports organizations & system in Vanuatu;

• Excellent verbal and written skills and computer literacy;

• Enthusiastic about developing sports in Vanuatu;

• Fluent in reading and writing English and or French and or Bislama;

• Have knowledge of Vanuatu Sports system as it relates to National Federations

Government and Non-Government Organisations

• Able to establish strong networks and relationships with VASANOC stakeholders &

communities regarding sports;

• Able to lead & participate in a team environment;

• Has high standard of oral and personal presentation skills;

• Able to find solutions to problems faced in implementation of duties;

• Able to prioritize and meet deadlines;

• Willing to learn;

DESIRABLE: Posses valid driving license;

LOCATION: Position will be based at VASANOC Haus, Port Vila with substantial travel within and outside Vanuatu.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Management of daily administrations, operations and programs of VASANOC;

• Receive all correspondence of VASANOC;

• Keep Minutes of each meeting of VASANOC & Executive Board;

• Develop, maintain and strengthen excellent partnerships with VASANOC Board and Staff, National Sport Organizations of Vanuatu, Vanuatu Government, Sport Commissions (nationally and internationally), International Olympic Committee, Association of National Olympic Committees, Oceania National Olympic Committees, Commonwealth Games Federation and Pacific Games Council;

• Carry out decisions of the General Assembly & Executive Board;

• Receive all fees and money due to VASANOC and attend to the payment of accounts;

• Work with the Finance Commission, Finance Officer, VASANOC Treasurer &

VASANOC Auditor in keeping VASANOC books in preparation of finance & audit


• Oversee VASANOC Headquarters operations and supervise employees of VASANOC;

• Oversee the development and implementation of The Strategic Development Plan;

• Supervise the tasks assigned to the various Chairpersons of VASANOC Commissions;

• Other duties as required by the Executive of VASANOC;

Application letter should include;

  • References
  • Educational Qualifications
  • CV/Resume on not more than 3 A4 pages addressed to Secretary General of VASANOC Cyrille Mainguy

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