18 August, 2017

7088 Export Industry Coordinator

Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce & Industry

The role will be based in the Port Vila office of the VCCI.
Job Hour:
Not Stated
Due Date:

Job Description:
A  number of Industry Working Groups (IWGs) have been established in Vanuatu to promote public/private sector partnership on export development in the agricultural sector including kava, cocoa and livestock.  The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) is now seeking to engage a citizen for the position of Export Industry Coordinator to progress development of these IWGs into representative and sustainable industry bodies, and to  assist in  relevant activities to assist in export industry growth.

Key responsibilities in this role include:
  • Providing secretarial support and coordinating capacity building for the industry groups
  • Assisting with development of industry strategies, activity plans and budgets
  • Promoting the coordination role of industry groups to stakeholders
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between IWG members, VCCI and other industry stakeholders, government and development partners
  • With reference to national and sectoral policy frameworks and relevant industry environments provide strategic guidance on development of the IWGs into sustainable and representative industry bodies
  • Identify capacity building needs of the different IWGs and coordinate technical assistance inputs
  • Assist industry groups to progress development of co-financing arrangements, with private sector, government and relevant development programmes.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:
  • A tertiary level degree
  • Prior work experience in the fields of private sector development, business, trade or agriculture would be preferable
  • Excellent communication skills including a high level of proficiency in oral and written English and Bislama (proficiency in French would also be desirable)
  • Good analytical and research skills
  • Sound skills in office administration, including proficiency in relevant computer applications
  • Good understanding of the productive sector, and business and trade environments
  • Ability to plan, organize and conduct IWG and MAWG meetings in Santo and outer islands of Vanuatu
  • Ability to plan and coordinate activities effectively with team members and with external stakeholders
  • Ability to provide timely and accurate reporting
  • Ability to develop and implement activity work plans within associated budgets
  • Ability to communicate effectively at level of national fora
  • A self-starter with initiative.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.


English, Bislama, French

How To Apply:

All enquiries should be directed to VCCI. Applications, including a detailed resume and the names and contact details of at least two referees can be mailed or emailed to:
General Manager
Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry
PO Box 189
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Applications close on Monday 11 September 2017 at midnight for applications by email.

Contact Person:

General Manager 


(+678) 27543
Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce & Industry, PO Box 189, Port Vila, Vanuatu


Not Stated
              18-August-17 Direct from Employer
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