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1 Feb 2023


Vanuatu Qualifications Authority Port Vila, Efate

Job Description

About Vanuatu Qualifications Authority

The Vanuatu Qualifications Authority (VQA) is the national regulator of the post-school education and training (PSET) sector. The VQA regulates PSET courses and providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met.

The VQA is one of the key agents in the implementation of the national PSET Policy 2016-2020. The VQA is working in close collaboration with the Tertiary Education Directorate of the Ministry of Education and Training and with PSET providers to achieve the PSET Policy vision of: A sustainable, well-coordinated and inclusive PSET system that maximises access to relevant and quality assured qualifications that lead to improved economic, social and cultural development opportunities for all.
For more information about VQA, please visit

Purpose of the Position is:

The Information & Marketing Officer is responsible for supporting the Authority in raising visibility of the Authority by carrying out an effective marketing and communications plan in order to:

  • Promote the VQA as whole to external stakeholders
  • Promote the VQA roles, activities and events
  • Attract youths, high school students, employees to view PSET as a viable pathway to a successful career

The information and Marketing Officer’s duties are but not limited to:

  • Providing high level customer service to VQA’s internal and external stakeholders
  • Writing and producing, and managing marketing materials for VQA roles, course accreditation, registered PSET providers, PSET system, and any other documents relevant to the promotion of the Authority
  • Establishing close working relationship with media outlets and printing companies
  • Liaising with each division to update the VQA’s website and social media content as necessary
  • Ensuring all information disseminated to stakeholders are accurate, relevant and updated
  • Coordinating the VQA’s presence at stakeholders’ events
  • Assisting and coordinating the VQA’s planned events

The Successful Candidate must meet the following Position criteria:

  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Information System
  • 3 years’ experience in the field of marketing and public relations
  • Experience in developing marketing strategies
  • Experience in developing advertising kits and tools such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Computer literate and good command of Microsoft Office
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Hardworking, with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to maintain certain levels of confidentiality
  • Analytical and practical thinker
  • Excellent cooperative behaviour with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated person with high standards of personal excellence
  • Respect of self and others and commitment to work and in helping others
  • Time management and ability to prioritise multiple tasks as well as work under own initiative
  • Good team player
  • Can work under pressure with limited supervision
  • Fluent in English, Bislama or French
Job Expired 17/02/2023

Job Category: Marketing, Media & Communications. Job Type: Contract. Job Salary: 1,500,000 - 2,000,000.

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