04 November, 2016

6615 Database Officer

Department of Geology, Mines & Water Resources

Government Department 
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Due Date
14-Nov-16 (4pm)

Job Description:
The Government of Vanuatu is currently addressing the repair and rehabilitation of existing water supply infrastructures damaged during Tropical Cyclone Pam in March of 2015. The destruction caused by TC Pam and, the drought associated with the current El Nino conditions/ event have resulted in water shortages on many islands of the archipelago.

The TC Pam Recovery project under the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources is committed to repair and re-build better water systems to increase community resilience to impacts of climatic variability and, natural hazards to ensure water security.
The development of a three-point plan was required to provide a strategic response to the pressing and longer-term water security needs of the people of Vanuatu. The three elements of this plan are interrelated and indivisible, and will be rolled out in parallel, and they include: 
  • Emergency response to El Nino drought conditions
  • Repair and rehabilitation of existing water supply
  • Additional and alternative construction of water supply.
Are you motivate, driven to excel, a strategic thinker, passion for community development, a team player and being part of a project management team? Then we have exciting career opportunities for you.

Applications are invited for suitable qualified and experienced individuals to be part of a project management team offering growth potential in a challenging, professional and dynamic environment at the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources for the following position.

Key Outcomes:
  • Liaise with Project Officers re information material development
  • Deliver awareness program schedules in schools and communities
  • Assist donors, Non Government Organizations (NGO) and sector stakeholders to organize, coordinate and disseminate Water resources information
  • Attend meetings as directed by supervisor
  • Collate, print, bind and disseminate reports and information materials for Department of Water Resource
  • Prepare meeting rooms, organize Agenda, catering and any other duties related to meeting organization as directed by Supervisor
  • Work with communities to deliver awareness training
  • Manage filing & archiving of reports
  • Design, write and/or produce press releases, newsletter for Department of Water Resources
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by Supervisor.
Qualification & Key Attributes and Requirement:
  • Must hold a Bachelor Degree in Information Management or Database or ICT
  • Appropriate media or communication work experience
  • High level of report writing skills
  • Demonstrated research skills
  • High level of Skills in Computer (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Must have a good communication skills
  • Must be hardworking, honest and reliable
  • Must be analytical and practical thinker
  • Must be fluent in English and or French and Bislama
  • A valid driving license and Web Site Management.


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    English, Bislama, French

    How To Apply:
    Interested candidates may submit their application, with a letter of interest and CV to the address provided below. Job Descriptions and TOR can be collected at the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources. George Pompidou Area, or for further information, please contact Ms Rossette Kalmet on email rkalmet@vanuatu.gov.vu or Ms Nicole Matan on email nmatan@vanuatu.gov.vu  

    Contact Person:

    Rosette Kalmet or Nicole Matan


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    The Director, Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources, PMB 9001, Port Vila, Vanuatu


    rkalmet@vanuatu.gov.vu or nmatan@vanuatu.gov.vu 

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                  03-November-16 Direct from Employer

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