06 November, 2017

7214 Senior Economist

Utilities Regulatory Authority

Government Department 
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Full Time
Due Date

About the Utilities Regulatory Authority
The URA was established under the Utilities Regulatory Authority Act No. 11 of 2007. The Authority acts independently of the Government and its primary purpose is to increase access to safe, reliable and affordable electricity and water services, and to promote the long-term interests of consumers throughout Vanuatu. In addition, the Authority assists to resolve consumer complaints and disputes and advises the Government on matters related to electricity and water. It also reviews tariffs under the rules of the Concessions Agreements and relevant legislation.

Job Description:
The Utilities Regulatory Authority (“the URA”) is seeking to recruit a Senior economist in utility regulation

The URA is seeking to engage an individual to the position of Senior economist - utility regulation. This is a permanent position with six (6) months probationary period.

Successful candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or Advanced degree in economics or business management from an accredited recognized institution
  • 3 years of relevant professional experience as business and economic analyst in a business, Government or Non-Government Organisation where the candidate has proven his/her capabilities in economic and financial analysis
  • Demonstrated team skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in written and spoken English and Bislama is a requirement. A working knowledge of French is an advantage.
Candidates with advanced degree and higher levels of experience will be given preference and suitable compensation


    The  remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


    English, Bislama, French

    How To Apply:

    If you are interested in this position, please obtain information from Ms. Belinda Reuben on the scope of work for this position. All applications are to be submitted by hand or by post to the attention of The Manager Corporate, URA Office, PMB 9093, Port Vila, Vanuatu. Applications may also be sent electronically to breuben@ura.gov.vu before or by due date. Application must include CV and references to be considered. 

    Application deadline:  Wednesday 8th, November 2017 at Close of Business 4.30pm Vanuatu Time (GMT +11).

    Contact Person:

    Ms. Belinda Reuben


    (+678) 23335
    The Manager Corporate, URA Office, PMB 9093, Port Vila, Vanuatu



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