01 October, 2014

5215 General Manager - Funds Management

Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF)


Banking and Financial Services


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) is a body established by the the Vanuatu National Provident Fund Act CAP 189 to provide for member contributions to and the payment of members benefits out of the Fund.

Do you have passion for entrepreneurship with excellent skills and abilities to make financial and investment decisions and strategies? The board is seeking for someone with a mindset and desire to contribute to the economic development of the Fund, with strong leadership and excellent financial management skills, sound technical ability to produce investment and business models and

provide value advice to the CEO and Executive Management of VNPF that promotes, protects and maximise the fund's retirement benefits for its members.

The Fund is now seeking to recruit for its Head Office in Port Vila, a senior professional with suitable qualifications and experiences for the position of General Manager, Funds Management. This is a senior executive position reporting directly to the CEO of the Fund.

This is a demanding and technical position and the incumbent will have the responsibility to assist the CEO in developing strategies to advance the institution's vision, mission and objectives to promote all corporate services, head the business operations of the Fund, including but not limited to developing emerging business and investment opportunities through well researched and

developed qualitative and quantitative analytical processes to improve business opportunities and potential avenues for increasing financial returns for the Fund.

Key Outcomes:

- Development of the investment, finance and contribution divisions of the Fund; Provide regular analytical reports to executive management; Strategize, review and approve divisional work plans, programmes and budgets in consultation with the team leaders within the division; Oversee planning and conduct of research, training and development; Undertake financial and investment

analysis and make recommendations on emerging investment market opportunities; Develop and maintain effective business networks, partnerships and contacts with financial professionals, fund managers, investors and entrepreneurs; Provide support towards an effective and efficient team investment analysts;

For a copy of the detail job description of this position, please contact the Human Resources section of the Fund on phone 23808 ext; 1130 or by email to Linges.Jones@vnpf.com.vu

Key Attributes and Requirements:


- Demonstrated excellent financial and investment qualifications and experience;

- Demonstrated skills in staff training and development;

- Have strong negotiation skills with high integrity and proven skills in building relationships;

- Demonstrated project management skills, including planning, scheduling, and problem solving skills;

- Personal drive and inspiration to enhance the role of developing and empowering an effective Fund's division and its functions;

- High level of confidence with understanding of internal and external market activities;

- Appreciation of business control routines and precision to detail;

- Ability to document work and influence others both internally and externally;

- Ability to work and provide effective investment and financial advise;

- High interpersonal & effective communication skills;

- Conversnt with monitoring, assessing and analyzing investment and marketing activities, trends and situations;

- Ability to work under pressure with high standard outputs;

- The desired candidate shoul have a Master's degree or higher from a recognized tertiary Institution preferably in one or more of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Investment, Business

Administration/Commerce, Economics or related disciplines;

- Preferably with more than 5 years practical experience in similar role;


An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and abilities would be negotiated with the successful candidate.


Not Stated


How To Apply:

Applications must addressed as follows:

Contact Name:

Mr Santos Vatoko


+678 23808




Mr Santos Vatoko, General Manager & CEO, VNPF, PO Box 420, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
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