28 September, 2016

6529 Ceremonies & Cultural Manager

Van2017 Pacific Mini Games

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Full Time - Term of Contract: November 2016 to December 2017 (term position)
Due Date:

Job Description:
The Ceremonies and Cultural Manager is responsible for ensuring that the key ceremonial elements as outlined in the Host Contract and PGC Charter are carried out. Also key to the role is to ensure that the Games cultural and ceremonies programs demonstrate the richness of the Vanuatu people and the heritage of the country. The 2017 Pacific Games must represent a balance between sport, protocol and culture.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Ensure the planning and delivery of an opening and closing ceremony. This will be done through the appointment and management of delivery agents/contractors
  • Management of a cultural advisory group that represent the cultural diversity and people of these islands
  • Plan with Sport the medal ceremonies that must have the combination of sport protocol and Pacific Games protocol and a unique Vanuatu influence
  • Planning and delivery of a daily cultural program consisting of local and international entertainers from different genres/mediums to present at "Festival Stages"
  • Planning and delivery of welcoming and flag raising ceremonies at the Athletes Village
  • Planning and delivery of Live Sites program throughout Vanuatu.
  • 10+ years of senior experience producing, or managing festivals or ceremonies with demonstrated skills in project management, budgeting, and resource management
  • Must have demonstrable skills/experience and understanding of the cultural mosaic of Vanuatu
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Position requires a full commitment to the project as extensive and intense work will be required to deliver this scope
  • Fluent (written and oral) in Bislama, French and English.


        A competitive salary will commensurate with experience


        English, Bislama, French

        How To Apply:
        Email, In person - 1. Email your Cover Letter, CV and references to hr@van2017.com. Quote - Position of Ceremonies and Cultural Manager 2. Drop off your Cover Letter, CV and references to : Attention: HR Department, 2017 Pacific Games, c/o VASANOC office, 5 Andre Ballande Street, Port Vila, Vanuatu.

        Contact Person:

        Human Resource Manager


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        HR Department, 2017 Pacific Games, c/o VASANOC office, 5 Andre Ballande Street, Port Vila, Vanuatu

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