Communications Officer


Applications closed


● Exciting opportunity to support Policing and Justice Sectors

● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu Citizens and Residents

● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands


The Organisation

The Vanuatu Australia Policing and Justice program (VAPJP) is a development support program which has been operating in Vanuatu since 2017, managed by Palladium International Pty Ltd in collaboration with the Australian Federal Police (AFP).


The Position

The role will work within VAPJP and link with Government of Vanuatu (GoV) and Program partners (where relevant) to profile and promote the goals, achievements, lessons and impact of VAPJP.


It will also drive the design and delivery of a coordinated community engagement and outreach work with VAPJP partners, including developing a range of communications tools.


The Communications Officer will also be responsible for management of communications tools within VAPJP, ensuring communications products are developed and distributed in a targeted and strategic manner to the various audiences.


Essential Selection Criteria

► Diploma or equivalent relevant experience

► Qualifications in communications, public diplomacy, public relations, media or related sectors

► 3 years’ experience as a Communications Officer/related field

► High standard of computer literacy

► Vanuatu Citizenship or Residency


Desirable Selection Criteria

► Proficiency in photography, videography and use of social media

► Knowledge and demonstrated use of computerised publishing and editing software

► Ability to work effectively without supervision and with a team

► Good level of written and spoken English and Bislama (French desirable), including highly developed drafting skills


Job Description

Please read the Job Description before applying.


Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted online using the link:


Do NOT email your application.


Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants with a disability are encouraged to apply


Applications closed Tuesday, 19 April 2022

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