15 July, 2015

5695 Program & Training Specialist

United States Peace Corps/Vanuatu

Government Agency (U.S)
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Job Hours:
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Due Date:
20-Jul-15 - no later than 4.30pm

Job Description:
As a qualified professional and functioning under general supervision, the Programming and Training Specialist (PTS) has responsibility for supporting the planning, developing, implementing and administering of Peace Corps Vanuatu: (1) Volunteer support system (2) Volunteer small grants program and (3) Peace Corps Response Program. The PTS will serve as a member of the project team providing volunteer support directly to Volunteers, while assisting in all programming and training activities. The PTS implements approved activities relating to Peace Corps small  grants program; acts as the staff liasion for Peace Corps Response, and plugs gaps identified in general volunteer support.

Required Qualification
  • Minimum Education: Completion of Year 13 or International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Minimum Experience: Five years progressively responsible staff experience within an international volunteer organization or diplomatic mission, including at least one-year as a trainer within the organization and one-year basic budgeting experience
  • Language: Level IV (Fluent) spoken and written English and Bislama
  • Valid Vanuatu Driver's License
  • Computers: Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
Desired Qualification
i) Knowledge: Knowledge of government procedures, adult training, budgets and project design and management

ii) Skills and Abilities
  • High level organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Basic budgeting and math skills
  • Ability to work with difficult people in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to work independently in accordance with written procedures with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to oversee the planning, organization and execution of specific projects and to write document, including precise, analytical reports
  • Ability to render advice employing sound judgement within Peace Corps guidelines.


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English, Bislama

How To Apply:

Candidates interested in this position should submit: 1) Cover Letter stating how the candidate meets the required ad desired qualifications; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Three references with current contact information. Applicants not meeting all of the required qualification will not be interviewed.

Acceptable methods of submission include:
Mail: Director of Management & Operation, U.S. Peace Corps Vanuatu, Private Mail Bag 9097, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Email: cleal@peacecorps.gov
Deliver: Peace Corps Vanuatu, Level 1, Vila Mall Building, Pierre Lamy Street, Port Vila

Applications must be received at the Peace Corps Office no later than 4.30pm. on Friday July 20, 2015.

Contact Person:

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Address: Director of Management & Operation, U.S. Peace Corps Vanuatu, Private Mail Bag 9097, Port Vila, Vanuatu



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        14-July-15 Daily Post (Issue # 4525)

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