• Save the Children

Resilience Program Officer – Ambae


Applications close Sun 07 March 2021


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

● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu citizens only

● Based in Ambae


The Organisation

Save the Children is the world's largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to the children's lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child's right to health, education and protection.


The Position

The Resilience Program Officer will support Save the Children’s work in Vanuatu and is responsible implementation of resilience and climate change adaptation program activities within our Building Resilience and Adaptive Capacities project in Ambae. The Resilience Program Officer will work within a small team to build community, government and other key stakeholders understanding of Save the Children’s programming and will represent Save the Children in all local meetings.


This position is based on Ambae island, Penama Province and will have an initial contract duration of 12 months.


RE-ADVERTISED: Previous applicants need not apply.


Essential Selection Criteria

► Tertiary qualification desired

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

► Experience in community mobilisation for disaster risk reduction, resilience, or climate change adaptation programs

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

► Able to work proficiently with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

► 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


Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted using this link. Do not email your application.

Please click on the link to download a job description with details on how to apply online.


Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


Click here: https://tinyurl.com/y9yr6tnl


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


Applications close Sun 07 March 2021.

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