24 August, 2015

5764 Communications & Public Relations Officer

Vanuatu Project Management Unit

Job Hours:
Full-Time: 24 Months
Due Date:

Job Description:

The Vanuatu Project Management Unit (VPMU), established under the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), is a dedicated unit for managing large and nationally significant projects with allocation budget and core staff. Currently, VPMU is managing projects with a combined estimated cost of more than US$ 230 million including the Port Vila Urban Development Project (PVUDP), the Vanuatu inter-island Shipping Support Project (VISSP), The Port Vila Lapetasi International Multi-purpose Wharf Development Project, the Vanuatu Tourism Infrastructure Project, and the Vanuatu Aviation Infrastructure Project. The VPMU Steering Committee provides guidance and direction for projects managed by VPMU Staff, Project Consultants and the implementing agencies.

Scope of the Assignment
The Communications and Public Relations Officer will: 
  • Develop and implement the VPMU communications and consultation strategy
  • Oversee VPMU communications and generate visibility for  VPMU's Projects work 
  • Facilitate VPMU community consultation and awareness programs and be the VPMU focal point for community and stakeholder liaison.
The Communications and Public Relations Officer will report directly to the Director of VPMU.

Specific Tasks
The Communications and Public Relations Officer will be recruited on a full-time basis for a period of 24 months. Specific tasks of the Communication and Public Relations Officer can be obtained from the VPMU website (www.vpmu.gov.vu).

Special Qualifications and Experience
  • The Communications and Public Relations Officer will have a University Degree in communications, media journalism, social or political, social science, public or business administration, international relations or another related field. 
  • The Communications and Public Relationship Officer will have minimum of ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in public information work and/or public relations work, preferably in a large governmental, intergovernmental or international organization. 
More information can be obtained from the VPMU website (www.vpmu.gov.vu).


An attractive above award package will be offered to the preferred candidate.


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How To Apply:

Interested candidates must submit their applications to the VMPU Office (Vila Mall, Port Vila) no later than 4-30pm on Monday 31st August 2015

Contact Person:

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Address: Vanuatu Project Management Unit Office, Vila Mall, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


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