08 May, 2020

ACOMV Senior Operations Officer

Anglican Church of Melanesia Vanuatu
Luganville, Santo

Due Date:


Organisation Description: 
The Anglican Church of Melanesia Vanuatu (ACOM Vanuatu) is part of the Province of Melanesia comprising three (3) countries (Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia), with its main administration headquarters located in Honiara, Solomon Islands. It is an established Church Administration in Vanuatu with a strong partnership network with the Vanuatu Government. Vanuatu Christian Council (VCC) and other NGOs. The ACOM Vanuatu is directly responsible to the Church of Melanesia (Vanuatu) Trust Board, Diocesans in Vanuatu, the Mission Boards, and Educational Institutions.

Job Desctiption:
Primary Responsibilities:

1. Liaison with Government Ministries on behalf of Dioceses and Church
2. Provision of general oversight of accounts staff, education staff and projects staff     located within the ACoM Vanuatu office.
3. Liaison with other Church partners on behalf of the Dioceses in Vanuatu and the Church
4. Liaison with the PHQ on matters required from the dioceses and Church in Vanuatu
5. Facilitation of Trust Board (Vanuatu) meetings and support Trustees.
6. Facilitation of and acting as the Secretariat, where appropriate, for the meetings of other Church Bodies
7. Co-ordination of Church and Diocesan property matters in Vanuatu
8. Organising and coordinating travel arrangements for persons visiting or traveling to Vanuatu
9. To oversee the ordering for Diocesan bookshops
10. To co-ordinate and facilitate the scholarship awards to Clergy and Lay in Vanuatu, in consultation with the Education Board

Selection Criteria:
Purpose of Role
We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person for the Position of Senior Operations Officer to be based at Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu. This is a senior position which demands a good standing of leadership and commitment to the effective and efficient administration and operations of ACOM Vanuatu.

This role oversees the effective administration and operations of ACOM Vanuatu. The role will also be responsible for human resources and the oversight of the management of ACOM Vanuatu lands and properties

The candidate we are looking for must have a good compliment of the following backgrounds:
• A minimum qualification of a certificate in Business (operations management) or higher.
• A minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role and can work independently with minimum supervisor.
• Proven experience of working in a busy, multifunctional role.
• Well organized, efficient and detail conscious with good administration skills to lead and motivate a diverse team.
• Able to maintain confidentiality.
• Effective communicator with good command of oral and written.
• Be able to respond to call to attend to work outside of normal working hours,

The position will be remunerated at Level 7 or VT 1,138,550 - 1,394,795 of the ACoM Vanuatu Salary Structure.

How to Apply
Apply by:

Contact Person:
Timothy Womai or Senorita Gete

Contact Phone:
() 36477

Email to send applications to:

Postal Address or location to apply in person:
The Senior Operations Officer (Acting)
Anglican Church of Melanesia - Vanuatu
P O Box 212


How to apply - more information:
All applications must have the following requirements: 1. A cover letter explaining why you are most suitable candidate for the position addressing the Selection Criteria 2. Your most recent up-to-date CV 3. Certified copies of certificates and academic transcripts; 4. Two (2) referees, one work related and one character referee
 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.

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