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Operations Officer

Applications close Sun 05 May 2019

● An exciting opportunity for a Vanuatu citizen to support New Zealand volunteers working in international development in Vanuatu

● Contract full-time position

● Luganville based for Vanuatu citizen

The Organisation

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. VSA supports Kiwi volunteers in Vanuatu in sharing their skills with people in developing countries to help them build a better future for themselves and their children.

The Position

Provide support to the Programme Manager Vanuatu to ensure delivery of a high-quality development programme which meets the needs of the country programme, its partner organisations and volunteers. To assist, and in some cases lead the provision of administrative, financial, logistical, and security and safety servicing tasks as well as to support the development and maintenance of key supplier relationships for operational effectiveness.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Must have obtained training or have acquired a qualification in administration and /or finance

► Demonstrated experience in administration and/or operational management including developing systems, maintaining office records and data management

► Effective computer skills including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and email

► Must have the knowledge and skills to accurately interpret and translate between English and Bislama

► Have a clean police record and valid driver’s licence (both of which must be maintained for the full duration of employment with VSA)

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Proven successful experience of liaising with external organisations and relevant authorities.

► Previous work experience in administration and operations in a development organisation

► An understanding of the role of international NGOs in the development of Vanuatu

► Knowledge of and networks in the development sector in Vanuatu

How to Apply

Please click on the link below to download a job description with details on how to apply online.

For further information please contact

Applications close 5 May 2019

Click the link below to apply online

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