18 December, 2013

4591 Finance Management and Procurement Advisor

Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazards Department


Government Department


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

A term of two years

Due Date:


Job Description:

The Vanuatu meteorological and geo-hazard department (VGMD) and national disaster

Management office (NDMO) have secured funding from the World Bank for two large-scale

National adaptation and disaster risk reduction projects designed to address of Vanuatu‘s

Immediate climate change adaptation needs and mitigate natural disaster risks.

The finance manager and Procurement Adviser will work with the PMU/VMGD in the

Implementation of these two projects with the respective implementing agencies. The procurement

and Finance Management Adviser will be contracted to ensure that appropriate procurement

Planning and implementation, financial control and reporting are met during the course of the

projects, and to build capacity of the PMU for financial management and procurement.

The Finance Manager and Procurement Adviser will be contracted for 2 years renewable, and be

based in the VMGD project management unit.

Further information and Terms of Reference are available from Connie Sewere at csewere@meteo.gov.vu


• University graduate in accounting or financial administration/managemnet;

• CPA or equivalent;

• Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior management position ,covering financl.

• Management and procurement activities, preferably in developing countries;

• Familiar and experienced with World Bank finance systems and procedures; and

• Proven ability to mentor and train staff in all aspects of financial management and procrement.

• Familiar with World Bank procurement systems and procedures;

• Experience in the Pacific Region; and

• French, English, Bislama.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant.


Bislama, English, French


How To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their application letter, resume and name and current contact details of three referees to the addresses below.

Contact Name:

Connie Sewere


Not Stated




VMGD, PMB 9054, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
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