16 November, 2015

5929 Technical Trade Assistance

Trade Development Division | MTTCNVB

Port Vila, Vanuatu
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Job Description:

The Trade Development Division in the Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business (MTTCNVB) is seeking a consultant to provide the following services: quality review of key policy initiatives under the Ministry; support in the preparation of the National Trade Development Committee Meeting (NTDC) through added capacity to review the NTDC issue papers; and drafting of key documents to secure support for Aid-for-Trade projects. The contract will be over a 12 month period and cover several specific assignments up to a total of 50 working-days, of which 15 working-days of which will relate to work to be done in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

A suitable candidate must satisfy the following criteria for qualifications, experience and technical skills.
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in public administration, economics, management or a relevant discipline
  • At least 2 years of experience in trade-related policy-making and formulation of aid-for-trade project proposal
  • Experience of drafting and reviewing issue papers for the National Trade Development Committee (NTDC)
  • Knowledge of Vanuatu’s policy environment and trade context relevant to the reviews and redrafting of the Vanuatu Trade Policy Framework, the National Industry Policy, and the National Cooperative Policy.
  • Knowledge of the background and recommendation for establishing an effective national architecture dealing with sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) and technical barriers to trade (TBT) in Vanuatu
  • Specific technical knowledge of the Single Window project to be implemented by Vanuatu’s Department of Customs and Inland Revenue.


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        English, Bislama

        How To Apply:
        Email - Please forward your applications via the email address provided. Interested applicants can obtain the Terms of Reference for the contract from James Tatangis, Acting Principal Trade Development Officer, MTTCNVB. Applicants must submit their CV, a cover letter explaining how their education and experience will allow them to deliver the outputs, and a financial proposal in the form of their daily for consultancy services. 
        Contact Person:

        James Tatangis


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        16-Nov 15 Direct from Employer

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