Infrastructure Project Manager


Applications closed


● An exciting opportunity to support the New Zealand Aid Programme

● Contract part-time position open to All Applicants

● Based in Port Vila


The Organisation

Mō te Manatū - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (the Ministry) acts in the world to build a safer, more prosperous and more sustainable future for New Zealanders. We do this by building connections with and influencing other countries to advance New Zealand’s interests, project New Zealand values and secure the outcomes that matter to New Zealand. We pursue the Government’s international priorities and provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.


The Position

The objectives of the Infrastructure Project Manager are to:

• enhance & safe guard Aotearoa New Zealand’s return on investment through ensuring effective delivery of infrastructure and asset management projects (Activities)

• provide technical and operational oversight of the New Zealand’s International Development Cooperation infrastructure Activities in Vanuatu,

• drive a solution focused approach in managing relationships with Government of Vanuatu agencies, contractors, other donors, and other stakeholders at the operational level.


Essential Selection Criteria

► Engineering or relevant other qualification, and experience in engineering, architecture, infrastructure project management or related field.

► Experience in project and contract management (including finance and administration).

► Sound planning and organising skills, and ability to prioritise workload and coordinate a range of tasks simultaneously.

► Ability to build, maintain relationships with internal and external peers / contacts, including partners in a cross-cultural environment.

► Strong sense of customer service and passion for delivering high quality outputs.


Desirable Selection Criteria

► Experience in international development-related fields.

► Understanding of development principles and the socio-economic context of developing countries.

► Understanding of gender, human rights and environmental issues and their application in developing countries.

► Sound understanding of tikanga and Treaty of Waitangi principles.


Job Description

Please read the Job Description before applying.


Apply Online

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


Do NOT email your application.


Applications closed Tuesday, 21 June 2022

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