29 February, 2012

2928 Program Manager

Foudations of the Peoples of the South Pacific (FSPI)


Non Government Organisation


Port Vila, Vanuatu

Job Hours:

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Due Date:


Job Description:


The Program Manager will be responsible for overall management and fundraising of the coastal program project initiatives in their respective countries.

Applicants should address how they will meet the selection criteria by providing a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and three professional referees. In addition, application should include copies of academic qualifications. For full job details, applicants may visit our FSPI website: www.fspi.org.fj

Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Will report to the FSPI CCP regional team

2) Will liaise with regional programme coordinator and advisors together with country project staffs and village development workers in the management

3) Work closely with country project staffs and national and regional partners

4) Will manage coastal project efforts across a range of technical disciplines. This includes strengthening civil society engagement by facilitating stakeholder’s participation, strengthening capacity development process using participatory and consultative approaches.

5) Promote social dialogue and good governance, soc-economic assessment and participate in natural resource management and strategic communications

6) Manage day-to-day coastal program activities in country with the local team, project partners and community MPA managers

7) Responsible for all substantive managerial and financial management.

Interested applicant must possess the following requirements:


- A postgraduate in an integrated coastal management related field, preferably a masters degree in social science or, environmental management and development; At least 5 years work experience at a

senior level, preferably in the pacific islands region in a field related to the position

- Proven national preferably international-level representation, analysis and advocacy skills; Strong NGO fund raising skills, including experience in seeking and managing donor grants projects and

monitoring and evaluation frameworks; Proven track record of project management experience with donor projects or similar in country projects in Melanesia

- Demonstrated very good and adequate capacity for project leadership and management; Proven ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary and/or multi-cultural team; Ability to meet project

deadlines; Ability to work, live and work within pacific island communities

- Practical experience with participatory and consultative approaches in development work; Ability to form constructive professional relationships with PIC government representatives and

stakeholder organisations, community leaders and chiefs.


25,000 FJD to a maximum of 35,000 FJD


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How To Apply:

All applications should be sent by email to the address provided below.

Contact Name:

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