29 January, 2016

6066 Senior Economist

Utilities Regulatory Authority of Vanuatu

Government Department
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Due Date

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 Senior Economist will be hired on a permanent basis with a six (6) months probationary period.

Successful candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in economics or business management from a recognized institution
  • 3 years of relevant professional experience in an analytical role in a business, Government or Non-Government organization where the candidate has proven his/her capabilities in economic analysis
  • Demonstrated team skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in written and spoken English and Bislama is a requirement. A working knowledge of French is 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 to Application 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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