06 February, 2024

Trust Officer

Anglican Church of Melanesia




Due Date: 




Contract - Readvertisement


Organisation Description: 

ACOM Vanuatu is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person for the Position of Trust Officer to be based at Loganville Santo, Vanuatu. This is a senior position which demands a good standing of management and efficient administration and operations of ACOM Trust Vanuatu.
This role looks after the effective and effective management and administration of lands and properties of ACOM Trust Vanuatu.


Job Desctiption:

The position will be responsible to the General Secretary through the SOO and would undertake the roles and responsibilities as outlined below;
1. To be Secretary to the Church of Melanesia (Vanuatu) Trust Board and to carry out the functions of the Trust Board
2. To arrange and organize meetings of the Trust Board and to liaise with Chairman of Committees set up by the Trust Board on all matters related to the functions of the Trust
3. To manage the properties of the ACOM (Vanuatu) Trust Board in the two Dioceses
4. To provide administrative support services to COM Holdings Limited and the Committee established by the Trust Board
5. To establish and maintain an efficient land administration registry for all COM (Vanuatu) Trust Board lands within Vanuatu
6. To liaise with the Ministry of Lands and other appropriate Government Bodies and Authorities on all matters relating to Trust Board Land and Properties.
7. To update at all times and maintain the Trust Board Land Registry
8. To be responsible and to facilitate the process of acquisition and registration of land of the Trust Board from customary landowners, individuals and Government
9. To liaise with Diocesan staff on all land matters
10. To provide an annual budget for all land rate and property taxes
11. To provide a schedule of land rents/ rates and submit to Finance Clerk
12. To organize land surveying, valuation and demarcation
13. To organize the building Project Committee Meetings
14. Other duties as may be required from time to time by the Provincial Administration Manager
15. To be counterpart to the Finance and Business Consultant and to work closely with Provincial Liaison with Government Ministries on behalf of Dioceses and Church


Selection Criteria:

Selection Criteria:

The candidate we are looking for must have a good compliment of the following backgrounds:
• A relevant qualification in Diploma in Business or related discipline with at least 5 years' experience in a similar role.
• Highly self-motivated with effective management and administration skills in property and land management, including minute taking, meeting organisation and preparation of meeting packs.
• Proven experience of working in a busy, multifunctional role.  
• Very well organised, efficient and detail conscious.
• Able to maintain confidentiality.
• Effective oral, written and listening skills.
• Be able to respond to call to attend to work outside of normal working hours,




How to Apply

Apply by:



Contact Person:

Mr. John Siba


Contact Phone:

(678) 7774190


Email to send applications to:



Postal Address or location to apply in person:

The Senior Operations Officer
P O Box 212
Republic of Vanuatu




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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