31 August, 2017

7116 Provincial Disaster Officer – TAFEA

Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazard Department (VGMD) & National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)

Tafea, Vanuatu
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Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project

Job Description:
    The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazard Department (VGMD) and National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) have secured funding for a large-scale national adaptation and disaster risk reduction project designed to address Vanuatu’s immediate climate change adaptation needs and mitigate natural disaster risks.

    The Provincial Disaster Officer will work as a part of NDMO to implement strategies in ensuring Vanuatu is better prepared and more able to respond to Natural Hazards.

    The Provincial Disaster Officer will be contracted initially for 1 year and be based within the provincial center in Tanna, reporting to the NDMO office in Port Vila.

    The successful applicant will have:
    Required qualifications:
    • Diploma, Degree or relevant tertiary qualification in Disaster or Public Administration, Climate Change, Environmental Studies or related field or equivalent work experience
    • Proficient in written and spoken English and Bislama, French an advantage
    • At least 1 year experience working in emergency, disaster, climate change, community development or related field within Vanuatu
    • Willing to travel regularly
    • Driver’s license is essential
    • Self-motivated and able to use initiative
    • Computer literate with a strong command of Microsoft suites.
    • Experience with Vanuatu Government procedures
    • Previous work experience with projects
    • Experience in delivering training and awareness programs and activities
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Project Proposal/ development experience.


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    English, Bislama, French

    How To Apply:

    Further information and Terms of References are available from the PMU Office at the Department of Meteo, in Port Vila, Tel: 678 552938 or email cthomas@meteo.gov.vu
    Interested applicants should send their application letter, resume and name and current address details of three referees to cthomas@meteo.gov.vu or mail to NDMO, PMB 9107, Port Vila, Vanuatu, by 4:00pm, Friday 9th September, 2017.

    Contact Person:

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    (+678) 552938
    PMB 9107, Port Vila, Vanuatu



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