04 December, 2013

4571 Local Level Coordinator

Live & Learn Environmental Education Vanuatu


Non Government Organisation


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Team Leader - Pacific Risk Resilience Program (Component 2) based in Live & Learn Regional Office, Suva, Fiji, the local Level Coordinator directly supports the management and effective implementation of the Pacific Risk Reduction Programme (component 2) for Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

At least 5 years of relevant experience at community or local level in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation, working knowledge of country’s community and local governance structures, knowledge and understanding of socio-economics, political and demographic situation of the country.

General Terms and Conditions of Employment are according to Live & Learn standard employment contract which are based on the Labour Relations Act of Vanuatu. Details for: annual/sick leave, leave passage, housing allowance etc. Are included in the employment contract;

● Identify existing and potential change agents and capacity development required by each change agent at both community, schools and local government level;

● Implement the monitoring and evaluation framework;

● Coordinate and facilitate the establishment of local forums for consultation between community, local level government and NGOs on risk resilience;

A tertiary qualification in a relevant area, preferably at Masters level in Geography, Environment, Development Studies, Disaster Management or related field.

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages Corporate Responsibility & teamwork; People Skills; Partnering & Networking; Results-Orientation; Innovation & Judgment; Communication; Job Knowledge and Expertise.

1. Commitment to consultative and participatory engagement processes with all stakeholders including staff;

* For more information on responsibilities and job description please contact the employer directly.


1. Ability to lead and manage organisation, projects and staff;

2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English – ability to communicate information effectively and clearly and able to listen effectively to colleagues and partners;

3. Excellent facilitation and communication skills;

4. Teamwork skills – commitment to collaborating, sharing information and initiatives and giving constructive feedback;

5. Reliable, good organisational skills, punctual and able to meet deadlines – so targets and project and program goals can be achieved effectivel

6. A demonstrated understanding of development principles and capacity development practice;

7. Ability to identify problems and develop appropriate responses based on sound judgment;

8. Excellent critical thinking with problem identification and analysis skills;

9. Understanding of and ability to implement evaluation processes and good practice as it applies to international development;

10. Understanding of environmental and other relevant issues in the context of Pacific Countries;

11. Strong computer skills


Not Stated




How To Apply:

Applications are to be send to the address below.

Contact Name:

Dr Andrina KL Thomas, Country Manager


678 27448




Dr Andrina KL Thomas, Country Manager, Live & Learn Vanuatu, P O Box 1629, PORT VILA, Vanuatu.


04-Dec-13 Direct from Employer
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