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25 Oct 2021


Vanuatu Broadcasting & Television Corporation –  Port Vila, Efate

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic Chief Operating Officer to join the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC). The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for the design and implementation of business operations as well as managing the policy, administrative, financial and day to day operational functions of the VBTC.

The COO will be a highly effective communicator who can maintain high level productive relationships and foster an environment of trust, diversity and inclusion and collaboration in the workplace. With a strong focus on compliance, efficiency, service and profitability, the COO is dedicated to achieving continuous business improvement and embodies the VBTC’s values-led culture, setting clear expectations and modelling successful behaviors.

This role offers a career-defining opportunity to implement and execute the VBTC’s strategic vision. Reporting to the CEO as a valued member of the senior leadership team, you will apply your professional expertise to deliver operational excellence.
An attractive salary will be negotiated with the preferred candidate.


The VBTC is Vanuatu’s only public service broadcaster. Its mission is to deliver content that informs, educates, and entertains all Ni Vanuatu citizens through online, radio and television services. VBTC aims to reach and respond to citizens and reinforce the national identity through the provision of public interest media and discussion.


We would like to hear from you if you possess and can demonstrate the following:

Business operations – comprehensive understanding of business functions such as HR, finance, technical services and marketing. An in-depth understanding of Vanuatu’s changing media, commercial and government policy environment is highly desirable.
Strategic thinking – Inspire a sense of purpose & direction amongst staff; find innovative solutions to complex and challenging situations; identify opportunities; show good judgement & common sense.
Achieves results – Build team capability and responsiveness; excel in own area of expertise and knowledge; implement changes and deal with uncertainty; deliver on results; demonstrate accountability for use of resources.
Communicates with influence – Communicate clearly and effectively; listen, understand and adapt; negotiate persuasively and consult regularly. Communicate appropriate commercial and financial information to non-commercial staff and managers.
Relationship management – Nurtures internal and external relationships, particularly with government and private sector; facilitates cooperation; develops people; proactively manages stakeholders.
Personal drive and integrity – demonstrate professionalism, impartiality & honesty; committed to VBTC values and objectives; brings innovative approach to a problem or solution; displays resilience and integrity; demonstrates self-awareness; seeks improvement.
Innovation and creativity – lateral thinker, develops new ideas and proposals to generate revenue.

Desired Profile:

Proven experience as a Chief Operating Officer or at least 5 years of experience working in senior management within a corporation or other organisation. Qualifications in business administration, HR, Finance, Technology/IT and/or marketing.

Job Expired 03/12/2021

Job Category: Marketing, Media & Communications. Job Type: Full-Time.

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