26 September, 2014

5199 Project Development Specialist

Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazards Department


Government Department


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

National Advisory Board for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (NAB)

Project Development Specialist

A new exciting opportunity exists within the Ministry of Climate Change to be a member of a dynamic team who is responsible for driving the whole-of-government strategic agenda for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction.

The Climate Change and Disaster Risk Project Development Specialist of the NAB is responsible for providing cross sector coordination, collaboration, analysis of all CC/DRR project, programs, activities and initiatives within Vanuatu. Working under the guidance and direct report of the National Advisory Board Secretariat Strategic Manager, the CC/DRR Project Development Specialist

will maintain strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders that are important collaborators in the NAB’s efforts, most notably at the national and regional level acting as the key focal point for donors in the development of new and potentially ongoing CC/DRR projects.

To obtain a Terms of Reference please contact Connie Sewere at csewere@meteo.gov.vu. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. The preferred national candidate must submit via email a cover letter and CV to csewere@meteo.gov.vu

The successful applicant will possess;


• A degree in community development, project management or related field

• At least 5 years experience working within the Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction sector

• At least 3 years in liaison with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds

• At least 3 years project development and management experience

• At least 2-3 years experience working within donor funded projects

• Experience in workshop facilitation

• Excellent cross cultural communication

• Report writing skills

• Project development / proposal writing

• Computer skills

• Ability to work under pressure and work independently

• English and Bislama, French an advantage


Not Stated


Bislama, English, French


How To Apply:

The preferred national candidate must submit via email a cover letter and CV to the addresses provided below.

Contact Name:

Connie Sewere


(678) 22331; Fax: (678) 22310




VMGD, PMB 9054, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


26-Sep-14 Direct from Employer
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