23 April, 2018

Consular and Corporate Services Officer

Australian High Commission
Port Vila

Due Date
7 May 2018

Full time ongoing contract

Organisation Description
The Australian High Commission in Port Vila manages the Australian Government’s presence in Vanuatu. We promote Australia’s interests, facilitate international trade and investment, deliver development assistance and respond to crises. We also provide consular assistance, issue secure passports, provide protocol services and manage the Australian Government’s property in Vanuatu.

Further information about the Australian High Commission can be found on the Australian High Commission’s website www.vanuatu.embassy.gov.au, Facebook page and Twitter account @AusHCVanuatu.

Job Description
The Australian High Commission in Vanuatu is looking for a dynamic, high performing and motivated person with great people skills to join our corporate service team, as our Consular and Corporate Services Officer.

The successful applicant will have varied and interesting roles within the High Commission, focusing on provision of passport and consular assistance services to Australians in Vanuatu, and the management of property leases and core High Commission services.  The role includes opportunity for liaison with government and business and provision of advice to senior officers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supervision of a small number of staff as part of the broader corporate service team.

Selection Criteria
The following selection criteria will be used to assess an applicant’s suitability for the position. All interested applicants are required to submit a written statement addressing how they meet each individual selection criteria.

Selection Criteria
1. Qualifications and/or work experience in business, contract management or a related field
2. Demonstrated representational and/or client services experience
3. Demonstrated proficiency in supervising staff, as well as effective leadership and team collaboration skills to achieve corporate objectives
4. Strong conceptual and analytical skills with an ability to show initiative and apply sound judgement
5. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills in English and Bislama, with the ability to maintain confidentiality
6. Good computer literacy, and experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.

Desirable Criteria
1. Tertiary qualifications are preferred but not essential.
2. A valid Vanuatu driver’s licence.
Not Stated

How to Apply
Apply by:

Contact Person
The Human Resources Manager

Contact Phone Number
(678) 22777

E-mail to send applications to

Postal Address or location to apply in person
PO Box 111
Port Vila

Website to Obtain Further Information


How to apply - more information
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