Program Officers (Cash and Health)
● An exciting opportunity to know that your work contributes to making the world a better place for children.
● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu citizens only
● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands
The Program Officer will support Save the Children’s work in Vanuatu and is responsible implementation of program activities within our Health or Cash Program. The Program Officer will work within a small team to build community, government and other key stakeholders understanding of Save the Children’s programming will represent Save the Children in all local meetings.
We are recruiting two program officers to support our Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and the First 1000 Days health program activities. The Program Officer will report directly to the respective Program Manager and work collaboratively with the Regional Technical Advisor for the program. The Program Officer will implement activities in a range of locations in Vanuatu. These are full time positions for 9 to 12 months depending on the programs requirements.
Essential Selection Criteria
► Minimum two (2) years of experience in a relevant position;
► Previous experience in Community Support Organisations or Non-Government Organisations;
► Broad working experience in Vanuatu;
► Good reporting skills and able to work proficiently with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel;
► Fluency in Bislama as well as intermediate knowledge of English is required.
Desirable Selection Criteria
► University degree is desirable;
► Experience in community mobilisation or similar activities; experience in conducting distributions is desired;
► Committed, honest and eager to learn;
► Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully with a wide range of people.