28 July, 2017

7050 Handicrafts Market Manager

Vanuatu Strategic Tourism Action Plan (VSTAP)

Government Department 
Port Vila, Vanuatu
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Port Vila Handicrafts Market Manager
Job Description:
The Vanuatu Tourism Infrastructure Project (VTIP) Management Committee, under the Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Industry, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business, has requested the Department of Industry (DOI), as part of the Handicraft Business Development Program (HBDP) funded through the Vanuatu Strategic Tourism Action Plan (VSTAP), to employ the services of a Handicrafts Market Manager (firm or individual) on a 12 month contract, as a high priority. The manager will be responsible for managing the two new market houses in Port Vila as part of the HBDP being implemented by the Department of Industry. 

The DOI will require the Handicrafts Market Manager (HMM) to professionally manage the market houses with the objective to sell only goods ‘Made in Vanuatu’. The main purpose of the assignment will be to create and implement good governance procedures within a tight timeframe for the management of the market houses and the vendors. The HMM will need to undertake the following duties, activities and tasks: 
  • Finalizing and implementing the market vendors’ compliance criteria and guidelines
  • Completing the evaluation of the application process, using the criteria and guidelines
  • Establishing contractual agreements with the handicraft market vendors, including terms for the payment of rent, monitoring and implementing these agreements
  • Establishing and implementing financial management tools and reporting systems
  • Liaison with DOI staff related to the ‘Made in Vanuatu’ branding project
  • Managing resources, budgeting, funding and financial management for the sustainability and viability of the market houses as an asset
  • Liaison with the PVMC and PWD about the Maintenance Plan for the facility areas
  • Assessing the implementation of a skills program for the market vendors in 2018
  • Reporting to the DOI on a monthly basis or as required. 

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How To Apply:

A more detailed Terms of Reference can be requested by emailing lkapp@vanuatu.gov.vu or by phoning (+678)33405. Interested consultants are requested to submit a cover letter with a supporting CV and include Capability Statement outlining previous experience of completing similar work in a management capacity. 

Application should be emailed to lkapp@vanuatu.gov.vu or hand delivered to the VSTAP Office, Ministry of Trade, Tourism, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business, by close of business on Friday August 11th, 2017.

Contact Person:

Lucy Kapp


(+678) 33405

VSTAP Office, Ministry of Trade, Tourism, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business


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