05 September, 2014

5134 Northern Water Manager

Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazards Department


Government Department


Shefa, Malampa, Penama, Sanma, Torba

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

The Republic of Vanuatu is been provided with grants from the GEF the EU and the GFDRR to implement a project with the objective of increasing the resilience of communities in Vanuatu to the impacts of climate variability and change and national hazards on food and water security as well as livelihoods.

Component 4 of the IRCCNH project will suport the increase of access to secure water supply in rural area of Vanuatu. Activities may include:

(i)Completing the national inventory of rural water system, updating rural water supply standard and guidelines for rural water supply provision, and improving outreach to partners working in the sector.

(ii) Installing rainwater catchment and storage systems to supply safe waterto people in rural communities.

Some of the keys tasks and responsibilities;

- Responsible for activities in Central Provinces of Shefa and Malampa (including an overlook at the activities in Northern Provinces of Torba, Sanma and Penama.).

- Responsible for the overall program Coordination of Component 4 of the IRCCNH project;

- Responsible for coordinating National Water Resources Advisory Committee secretariat and meetings;

- Responsible for the administration and management of provincial water resources and water supply work program;

- Supervise the development of community development, sanitary and water supply programs that lead to good healthy water quality and sustainability and rural water supplies.

- Responsible for the development of provincial water resources and water supply work program and budgeting, to ensure that programs are carried out efficiently and effectively.

Further information and Terms of Reference are available from Connie Sewere.

Some required qualifications:


- Degree in field relevant to IWRM ( Hydrology/Hydrogeology) and/or Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Management;

- Minimum of 5 years practical experience at a senior project management level;

- Water supply engineering and managerial experience;

- Good practical ( plumbing/engineering) skills;

- Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects;


And attractive remuneration package is offered to the successful applicant.


Not Stated


How To Apply:

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

Contact Name:

Connie Sewere


+678 22331`




VMGD, PMB 9054, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


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