26 September, 2018

Marketing, Communication & Implementation Specialist - VREP

Vanuatu Rural Electrification Project, Department of Energy
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Due Date
15 Oct 2018


Organisation Description

Vanuatu Rural Electrification Project, a project funded by MFAT, SREP, World Bank and the Vanuatu Government. The Project is subsidizing solar home systems at various sizes with stage 1 targeting 'plug and play' systems and which stage 1 subsiding solar home systems and micro grids and planning to build 5 mini grids.

Job Description

Marketing and communication role to the VREP in order to meet its targets before the closure of the project
Selection Criteria

17. Eligible candidate shall have the following qualifications:
a) Tertiary qualification in business majoring in marketing and communications or a related field;
b) At least five (5) years of strong experience in a position/s that has involved development of marketing plans and their execution;
c) Experience in developing and implementing marketing and communication plans in a small island or developing nation context which have involved supply chains in remote distributed communities, low income, engagement of women, micro finance etc.;
d) Knowledge of social media and internet based communication and marketing methods that deliver best results;
e) Excellent research, writing skills and communicating in English skills, with French an added advantage;
f) Competent in the use of MS Office tools including Word, PowerPoint, Publisher or illustrator; and
g) Ability to undertake travel to rural and remote areas of Vanuatu to interview current customers or potential customers of VREP, women’s organisations, distributors etc. to obtain information on best communication and marketing strategies to drive customers to buying VREP products.
a) Knowledgeable of Pacific Island communities and marketing experiences and customer reactions to products marketed in the Pacific; and
b) Some experience in communication and marketing in the energy sector.
Range from US$5,470 to US$8,205 (exclusive of accommodation, communication costs and other mobilisation costs

How to Apply
Apply by:

Contact Person
Program Manager, VREP

Contact Phone Number
() 25201

E-mail to send applications to

Postal Address or location to apply in person
Department of Energy
Ministry of Climate Change and Adaptation
PMB 9067
Port Vila

Website to Obtain Further Information

How to apply - more information

contact VREP Program Manager, vrep@vanuatu.gov.vu

Source: Direct from the employer
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