• Save the Children

Penama Provincial Liaison Officer

Applications close Tue 15 June 2021

● An exciting opportunity to know that your work contributes to making the world a better place for children

● Contract position open to Vanuatu citizens only

● Based in Saratamata – East Ambae

● Salary Vt 1,000,000 - VT1,200,000 / annual

The Organisation

The overall goal of Save the Children’s Save the Children Korea-funded ‘BRAVE program in Vanuatu is to strengthen local humanitarian capability and vulnerable community resilience to natural hazards. A key emphasis of the BRAVE program is developing humanitarian capability within Penama Provincial Government. As a strategy for doing so, Save the Children will support the secondment of a full-time Provincial Liaison Officer for placement within the Penama Provincial Disaster Management Office.

The Position

The purpose of this role is to provide ongoing, day-to-day technical and operational assistance to the Penama Provincial Disaster Officer in the coordination of all disaster preparedness, response, and recovery initiatives for the Province. You will also be expected to work with range of stakeholders including government and other government partners.

The Provincial Liaison Officer will be based in Penama Provincial Disaster Management Office and will work closely with our partners.

This is a full-time position for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Have good skill base in Microsoft office tools and able to work proficiently with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

► Minimum two (2) years of experience in a relevant position.

► Broad working experience in Vanuatu.

► Experience in community mobilisation or similar activities; experience in conducting distributions is desired.

► Good reporting skills.

► Previous experience in Community Support Organisations or Non-Government Organisations.

► Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully with a wide range of people

► Committed, honest and eager to learn.

► Fluency in Bislama as well as intermediate knowledge of English is required.

Apply Online

Ambae applications - if you are located on Ambae, you can hand in your application to the Save the Children Office in Saratamata, addressed to: Human Resources, or you can email it to evelynne.kalo@savethechildren.org.au

All other applications for this role must be submitted using this link. Please click on the link to download a job description with details on how to apply online.

Click here: https://tinyurl.com/yxj77zx9

- Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

- Applicants with a disability are encouraged to apply

Do not email your application.

For further information please contact Leilani.Sikkema@linkps.com

Applications close Tue 15 June 2021

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