• Australian High Commission

Program Manager


Applications close Sun 28 Feb 2021


● An exciting opportunity to support the Australian High Commission in Port Vila.

● Permanent full-time position open to Vanuatu citizens and residents

● Based in Port Vila


The Organisation

The Australian High Commission in Port Vila manages the Australian Government’s presence in Vanuatu. We promote Australia’s interests, facilitate international trade and investment, deliver development assistance, respond to crises and provide services to Australian citizens. Details of our Department's work, as well as our purpose, outcomes and priority functions can be found on our website www.vanuatu.embassy.gov.au


The Position

Under general direction, Program Managers support the implementation of Australia’s development assistance in Vanuatu. This includes managing program implementation, supporting high-level strategic, policy and program advice and representation at a range of external meetings and events. Program Managers also support financial management and reporting (financial, fraud, performance and quality).


Essential Selection Criteria

► Tertiary qualifications, as well as technical expertise and/or experience in public policy, development or related sectors

► Strong program administration skills

► Strong communication skills, including writing skills and quality reporting

► Strong representation skills

► Ability to provide strong logistical support across all program areas

► Able to work well in a team

► An operational knowledge of aid management

► An operational knowledge of development policy

► Knowledge of Vanuatu and government systems and language.


Applicants should be citizens of Vanuatu or hold residency status that permits work in Vanuatu.


Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted using the link below. Do not email your application. Please click on the link to download the Job Description which includes details on how to apply online.


Click here: https://tinyurl.com/y5o3h973


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


Applications close Sun 28 Feb 2021

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