31 August, 2015

5786 Export Industry Coordinator

Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce (VCCI)

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Due Date:

Job Description:

A number of Industry Working Group (IWGs) have been established in Vanuatu to promote public/private sector partnership on export development in the agricultural sector including kava, cocoa and livestock. The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) is now seeking to engage a citizen for the position of Export Industry Coordinator to progress development of these IWGs into representative and sustainable industry bodies and to assist in relevant activities to assist in export industry growth.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Providing secretarial support and coordinating capacity building for the industry groups
  • Assisting with development of industry strategies, activity plans and budgets
  • Promoting the coordinator role of industry groups to stakeholders
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between IWG members, VCCI and other industry stakeholders, government and development partners
  • With reference to national and sectoral policty frameworks and relevant industry environments provide strategic guidance on development of the IWGs into sustainable and representative industry bodies
  • Identify capacity groups to progress development of co-financing arrangements, with private sector, government and relevant development programmes.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience requirements
  •  A tertiary level degree
  • Prior work experience in the fields of private sector development, business trade or agriculture would be preferable
  • Excellent communication skills including a high level of proficiency in oral and written English and Bislama (proficiency in French would also be desirable)
  • Good analytical and research skills
  • Sound skills in office administration, including proficiency in relevant computer applications
  • Good understanding of the productive sector and business and trade environments
  • Ability to plan and coordinate activities effectively with team members and with external stakeholders
  • Ability to provide time and accurate reporting
  • Ability to develop and implement activity work plans within associated budgets
  • Ability to communicate effectively at level of national fora
  • A self-starter with initiative.


The remuneration and benefits package for the position will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


English, Bislama, French an advantage

How To Apply:

 All enquiries should be directed to VCCI. Applications, including a detailed resume and the names and contact details of at least two referees can be mailed or emailed to the following addresses provided.

Contact Person:

General Manager


(+678) 27543
Address: Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, PO Box 189, Port Vila, Vanuatu



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