• Leilani Sikkema

Country Director


Applications closed.


● NGO Leadership Role

● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu Citizens only

● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands


The Organisation

ADRA Vanuatu is a locally registered humanitarian organisation, working in Vanuatu since 2008. ADRA has offices in Port Vila and Luganville and implements various projects across Vanuatu.


The Position

The role of ADRA Country Director is to provide visionary and strategic leadership to ADRA Vanuatu so that it fulfils its mission as the humanitarian development agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Vanuatu. The Country Director ensures that the quality of ADRA Vanuatu's community development programming is participatory, innovative, and results in positive impact in the lives of beneficiaries.


Essential Selection Criteria

► 5+ years experience in NGO work in Vanuatu

► Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field

► Proven skills in leadership and strategic management, specifically in the NGO context.

► Demonstrated networking skills and ability to represent ADRA Vanuatu in all relations with stakeholders

► Passionate about ADRA’s Purpose and Values

► A collaborative attitude and adaptability

► A sound understanding of international development and the humanitarian NGO sector

► A minimum of five years management experience relevant to development

► Demonstrated proficient English writing skills

► Be willing to undergo Vanuatu Police screening, sign and abide by Human Resource Policies including Child Projection, Safeguarding, and ADRA’s Code of Conduct

► Proficiency with Zoom, and Microsoft Office tools (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.)


Desirable Selection Criteria

► A member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with a strong commitment to its mission

► Well-developed leadership and coaching capability

► Prior experience in management role in ADRA or other NGO

► Social enterprise development experience

► A willingness to pursue further professional development


Job Description

Please read the Job Description before applying.


Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted online using the link below.


Applications closed on Sun 07 November 2021.

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