29 January, 2016

6065 Principal Finance Specialist

Utilities Regulatory Authority of Vanuatu


Government Department
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Due Date
15-Feb-16 4:30 pm

Job Description:

The URA was established under the Utilities Regulatory Authority Act No. 11 of 2007. The Authority acts independently of the Government and its primary purpose is to increase access to safe, reliable and affordable electricity and water services, and to promote the long-term interests of consumers throughout Vanuatu. In addition, the Authority assists to resolve consumer complaints and disputes and advises the Government on matters related to electricity and water. It also reviews tariffs under the rules of the Concessions Agreements and relevant legislation.
The URA is seeking to engage an individual to a Consultant position of Principal Finance Specialist for a period of One (1) Year likely to be extended.

Successful candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • An advanced university degree in finance and accounting/economics/engineering/international business
  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in financial analysis; has strong analytical and modeling skills, consulting and project management with full knowledge of the Excel functions
  • Knowledge of and some experience in economic regulation, preferably for utility services
  • Proven track record in capacity building and trainings
  • Proven track record of successful work as a member of a diverse team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English in required, knowledge of French and/ or Bislama an advantage; and
  • Experienced in Vanuatu and/ or other developing country contexts an advantage.


        Candidates with advanced degree, higher levels of experience and analytical skills will be given preference and suitable compensation


        English, Bislama, French

        How To Apply:
        If you are interested in this position, please obtain information from Ms. Lizzie Taura-Govan on the scope of work for this position. All applications are to be submitted by hand or by post to the attention of The Manager Regulation. Applications may also be sent electronically must include CV and references to be considered

        Contact Person:

        Ms.Lizzie Taura-Govan


        (+678) 23335
        The Manager Regulation, URA Office, PMB 9093, Port Vila,Vanuatu 



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        29-Jan-16 Direct from Employer

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