07 December, 2009

471 Liason Officer

The World Bank


Banking and Financial Services


Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Job Description:

The World Bank provides financial and technical assistance to countries throughout the world to catalyze economic growth and eliminate poverty. The Pacific Department currently works in eleven developing countries in the Region (the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall

Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga and Vanuatu). It has Country Offices in Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Solomon Islands.

The World Bank Group is seeking a Liaison Officer to be based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The liaison officer will be responsible for supporting the government in implementing its national development strategy and facilitating strengthened coordination between the World Bank Group and the government, and in promoting aid coordination more broadly.

The position is for 12 months with the possibility of a 12 month extension given satisfactory performance and workload requirements.

The position will report to the WBG Country Director for the Timor-Leste, PNG and Pacific Island in Sydney.


- Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in economics, business administration, development studies, finance or accounting;

- At feast 5 years experience in public finance management, administration, post evaluation, or country programming; Excellent written and oral communication skills;

- Experience working in government organizations, fiscal, economic and development aid management agencies, with past involvement in public relations and information dissemination being an advantage;

- A sound understanding of multilateral development bank policies and processes; Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills and ability to work independently; Computer skills, especially in the use of

Microsoft Word and Excel;

- Familiarity with Pacific culture and institutions would be an advantage.


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How To Apply:

Qualified candidates may apply on-line at given website below and choose under Consultant/Temporary Opportunities - Current Vacancies, the job #092092. Alternatively please send your application

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Human Resources, The World Bank, Level 19, 14 Martin Place, Sydney - NSW 2000 - Australia



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