22 August, 2014

5105 Economic Specialist

Utilities Regulatory Authority of Vanuatu, Ministry of Fina


Government Department


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

The URA is seeking to engage an individual to the position of Economic Specialist for a period of 8 months. The annual fee for this position ranges between Vatues 2.6 - Vtus 3.0 million.

About the utilities Regulatory Authority

The URA was set up under the utilities Regulatory Authority Act No. 11 of 2007. The Authority acts independently of the Government and its primary purpose is to increase access to safe, reliable and affordable electricity and water services, and to promote the long-term interests of consumers throughout Vanuatu. In addition, the Authority assists to resolve consumer complaints and

disputes and advises the Government on matters related to electricity and water. It also reviews tariffs under the rules of the Concessions Agreements and relevant legislation.

This position is generously funded by World bank through the Government of Vanuatu, Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.

The Candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:


- University Degree in Economics, Econometrics, or political economy;

- Analytical experience in utility, energy and infrastructure sectors is highly desirable;

- Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience in an analytical role in a business, Government department or Non - Government Organisation in which the candidate has proven his/her capabilitiies as Economic


- Demonstrated Team players skills;

- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point. A working knowledge of French is a plus;

- Excellent oral and written communication skills, Fluency in written and spoken English and Bislama is a requirement. A working knowledge of French is a plus;


2.6 - Vatus 3.0 million.


Bislama, English, French


How To Apply:

Please Contact the address below, or to obtain an Expression of Interest Form and Scope of Work call the URA Office to collect this document. Applications (EOI) must include CV/profiles and references.

Contact Name:

Ms. Belinda Rueben


+678 23335




URA, PMB 9093, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


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