17 June, 2022


Vanuatu National Provident Fund


Port vila


Due Date: 






Organisation Description: 

The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) was founded in 1986 and is Vanuatu's only national social security mechanism.


Job Desctiption:

In May 2022, the Vanuatu Government awarded the new electricity concessionaire for Tanna and Malekula Islands to the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF). This concessionaire allows VNPF to be responsible for the generation and distribution of electricity to the people on the two Islands.  This achievement highlighted the aim to localize major infrastructure investments in Vanuatu, in line with the People's Investment Plan 2030.

The position reports to the Vanuatu National Provident Fund CEO and General Manager; and is responsible for overseeing the projects management of all facets of electricity services in Tanna and Malekula.

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes
1. Effective Project Management:
 To ensure the respect of VNPF's contractual obligations;
 Performance and compliance of subcontractors in their contractual obligations to VNPF;
 To prepare internal financial summaries and annual investment budgets for the project's contracts; and
 To create report on the performance and the future development plans of the contract to the CEO.
2. Meeting mandatory report requirements to other stakeholders: The Vanuatu Government, Utility Regulator and Development Agencies;
3. Entertaining constructive working relationships with other stakeholders:  Vanuatu Government, Utility Regulator(s), Land Owners, Legal representative and Development Agencies; and

4. Taking on, as a sole contributor, certain strategic and studies:  tariff reviews, deals with Development Agencies.


Selection Criteria:

Key Attributes and Skills Required

• Knowledge of utilities:  high level of technical understanding, general knowledge of concession models and energy development goals;

• General financial acumen and knowledge of energy and utility tariffs;

• Capacity to create professional reports in Excel, Power-point and Word;

• Good understanding of contracts, service level agreements, and the constructive management of contractual relations;

• Excellent people and networking skills;

• Strong level of conscientiousness and respect of mandatory reporting deadlines;

• Capacity to work autonomously (sole contributor with no reporting line); and

• Excellent leadership skills, goal-driven with desire to exceed goals and targets.

• He/she must have a Business Bachelor's Degree or higher Diploma in Engineering or equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution;

• Has at least 10 years' experience in project management, contract management, project developer, consultant, entity manager, or a similar role that demonstrates these skills; and

• English is a requirement, understanding of French and/or Bislama would be preferable.




How to Apply

Apply by:



Contact Person:

Grace Tabi and Tania Hopman


Contact Phone:

(+678) 23808


Email to send applications to:



Postal Address or location to apply in person:

Mr. Parmod Achary
CEO & General Manager
Vanuatu National Provident Fund
PO Box 420
Port Vila Vanuatu





How to apply - more information:

For a full copy of the detailed job description for this position, Tania Hopman or Grace Tabi on telephone + (678) 23808 or by email to: recruitment@vnpf.com.vu  

 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.


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