06 August, 2014

5059 One (1) Supreme Court Judge

Judicial Services Commission Supreme Court of Vanuatu




Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

The Judicary of Vanuatu seeks to recruit one (1) suitably qualified persons for the position of Judge of the Supreme Court. The Judge of the Supreme Court will:

- Hear and dispose of all cases as assigned;

- Travel on Supreme Court circuits to all parts of the country as assigned;

- Assist the Chief Justice with juducal education; and

- Assist with any other request made by the Chief Justice;

A full detail of the entitlements can be obtained from the Registrar of the Supreme Court. All appropriately qualified Ni-Vanuatu are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be required to produce a medical certificate.

Essential Selectiobn Criteria;


- Possess a Degree in Law from a recognisied university;

- Be admitted to practie law in Vanuatu, a Commonwealth or other jurisdiction and have practiced for at least 7 years;

- Meet all requirements under the Constitution, the Judical Services & Courts Act, and the Legal Practitioners' Act;

- Be fluent in either English or French language, with working knowledge of the other;

- Possess demonstrable ability for case management;

- An outstanding and reputable member of his/her community.

- Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

- Computer literacy.

- Experience of conducting judical education courses;

- Knowledge of experience of automated Court Management Systems;

- Knowledge or experience of court recording and transcription;

- Be able and willing to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.


Remuneration is as provided for in the Judical Services & Courts Act and the Government Remuneration Tribunal determination of 2006.


English, French


How To Apply:

All applications must be accompanied by a CV and 2 Referees, and send to the address below.

Contact Name:

Not Stated


Not Stated



Registrar of the Supreme Court, PMB 9041, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


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