16 January, 2018

7371 Program Officer Vanuatu

Australian Volunteers International (AVI)

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Due Date

Job Description:
The Program Officer is responsible for providing a responsive, high quality volunteer support, financial, administrative and risk management services to support the effective operation of the Australian Volunteers program (AVP) in Vanuatu.

Knowledge & Experience
  • Formal administration qualifications or relevant, equivalent experience, in a similar position/s
  • Demonstrated experience supporting of international programs, preferably in a development context, including administration, finance and information management
  • A high level of cross-cultural awareness as well as some understanding of the challenges faced when working in an international development context
  • Strong knowledge of international development issues and challenges and an in-depth understanding of the history, culture and political system of Vanuatu
  • Sound knowledge of, and commitment to the underpinning values, goals and objectives of the Australian Volunteers Program (AVP)
  • Understanding of and commitment to AVI’s Vision and Values, EEO, OH&S, Child Protection and privacy principles.
Skills & Attributes
  • A high level of competency and accuracy in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation packages
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills including the ability to take initiative, be flexible in work practices, set priorities, meet deadlines and achieve objectives
  • Good interpersonal communication skills, especially the capacity to maintain open and constructive communications with a wide range of stakeholders in an international context
  • Proven people management skills, coupled with an empathic approach and the ability to effectively and efficiently respond to a diverse range of people issues
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Ability to take initiative and propose practical solutions for ongoing systems improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member.


Salary will be based upon qualifications and experience


English, Bislama

How To Apply:
Please send your CV with a cover letter by email. There is no need to send academic record or references at this stage. Applicant must be a Vanuatu citizen.
Contact Person:

Lou Cochrane


(+678) 7722119
PO Box 6596, Port Vila, Vanuatu


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