06 August, 2014

5058 Program Officer for Melanesia

Barrett and Partners


Other Business Services


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

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Job Description:

On behalf of our client, The Christensen Fund, we are seeking a suitable candidate to fill the position of Program Officer for Melanesia to based here in Port Vila.

Position requirements are:


- A graduate degree in an environmental or social science field, along with the knowledge of bio-cultural diversity, stewardship, landscape, resilience, and indigineous peoples.

- Superior written and oral communication skills in English, an ability to work in Tok Pisin and/or other relavant lingua francas like Bahasa or Motu.

- Experience in budgeting and financial statement analysis.

- Well-organized, self-sufficient, and IT-savvy (e.g. Microsoft Office suite and web-based applications including grant making systems)

- Ability to travel as required by the job desciption.

- Demonstrated abiliy to take on multiple roles and effectively manage complex, evolving work enviroonments. Able to manage multiple projects and resources simultaneously, internally and externelly, as well as

personally. Able to manage time and work under pressure.

- Demonstrated commitment to the visions and struggles of local communities in Melanesia to maintain their cultural integrity and environmental heritage.

- Prior employment in an international grantmaking foundation and an understanding of best practices associated with US private foundations highly preferred.


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How To Apply:

Applicant who meet the above hiring criteria are invited to send their CV for immediate consideration to the following address below.

Contact Name:

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" Program Manager" ( Reference Number 3080), Barrett & Partners, P.O. Box 240, Port Vila Vanuatu.


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