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3 Oct 2019


Vanuatu Public Service Commission –  Shefa and Luganville

Job Description


The Vanuatu Public Service Commission wishes to recruit an experienced and qualified person to fill these Executive Positions below.

Job Level: Director General
Ministry: Ministry of Climate Change and Adaptation
Grade: DG 2.1
Annual Salary (VT): 5,989,600

Job Level: Director GRT
Ministry: Ministry of Prime Minister
Department: GRT
Grade: DIR
Annual Salary (VT): 4,682,900

Job Level: Secretary General – Shefa
Ministry: Ministry of Internal Affairs
Department: DLA
Grade: SG 2.1
Annual Salary (VT): 3,968,600

Job Level: Town Clerk – Luganville
Ministry: Ministry of Internal Affairs
Department: DLA
Grade: SG 2.1
Annual Salary (VT): 3,968,600

Purpose of the position:
The Director’s main functions are to oversee and coordinate overall management and implementation of the core programs and priorities of the department under each Ministry. He/ She is the Administrator and policy advisor in assisting Ministries and Director General’s (DG) Office to ensure that the Ministry achieve efficiently and effectively its strategic objectives and to be accountable to PSC and the Government.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Providing practical advice to the Minister/ DG’s/ Director’s office on overall Government policy formulation and implementation
  2. Set sound strategic direction by ensuring that corporate and business plans of the ministry/ department encompasses Ministries’ goals or objectives
  3. Oversees the core programs and the performance of the Ministry, department, provincial Government and Municipality
  4. Ensure all key government policies and programs relating to Public Finance and Economic Management are implemented effectively and efficiently
  5. Manage the financial resources of the Ministry, department, province and Municipality according to the approved program activities
  6. Empower all staff to provide best Management practices to maintain a team of motivated professionals and competent to achieve department priorities
  7. Provide sound management to implement all devolved functions of PSC to department and ministry.

Selection Criteria:

Qualification – Degree/ Masters related field

Experience – Must have 5-10 years relevant experiences at a Senior Executive Management level in a Public or Private sector institution

Special Skills – Strong leadership skills, negotiation skills, managerial and supervisory skills, planning skills, analytical skills, policy development skills, computer skills, interpretation skills and research skills

Language – English and French and Bislama

The Office of the Public Service Commission will provide any person with information package containing details of the above vacancy including duties and responsibilities, reporting arrangements.

Job Expired 18/10/2019

Job Category: Government & council. Job Type: Full-Time.

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