05 September, 2014

5135 Engineer/Architect/Procurement

Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazards Department


Government Department


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazards Deperment ( VGMD) and National diaster Management Office (NDMO) have secured funding from the World Bank for two large-scale national adaptation and diaster risk reduction projects designed to address Vanuatu's immediate climate change adaptation needs and mitigate natural diaster risks.

The Engineer/Architect will work with the PMU/VMGD in the implementation of this two projects with the respective implementing agencies. The Engineer/Architect will be contracted to ensure that appropriate, time and cost effective procurement of works and related goods and reporting are met during the course of the projects, and to build capacity of the PMU for works design

and procurement in accordance with agreed project budgets and guidelines, will be responsible for the day- to-day activities relating to all works procurement under IRCCNH and MDRR.

The Engineer/Architect will be contracted for 1 year renewable, and be based in the VMGD Project Management Unit.

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

Required qualifications:


- At least 3 years' experience of design and supervision of building construction works;

- Minimum Bachelor Degree in engineering, specializing in civil or structural engineering or architecture, registration/certification with a recognized professional institute or Association being an adventage.

- Excellent writing skills, and ability to prepare clear, concise reports and presentations to a broad range of audiences (work samples required).

- Excellent communica6tion and inter-personal skills;

- Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, to manage multiple deadlines and to pay attention to detail ensuring accuracy in outputs;

- Demonstrated preparedness to be adaptable and to learn and apply new systems and approaches;

- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team to meet deadlines and project objectives;

- Competent in the use of computer applications, and at a minimum, AUTOCAD, Excel and MS Word (or open source equivalents).

- Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-sector team and to interact with partners of different background(communities, provincial works departments, NGO's, private sector, Government agencies).


An attractive remuneration package will be 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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