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21 Jan 2020


VASANOC –  Port Vila, Efate

Job Description


This role will, in collaboration with VASANOC CEO, SDO and CDM, be responsible for the following:

  • Provide input into annual planning process, identifying and raising specific considerations for Team Vanuatu;
  • Collaborate with VASANOC CEO, SDO and CDM to align and enhance to capacity development for performance;
  • Report to OSEP initiatives aligned to OSEP regional strategy and VASANOC 4-Year Strategic Plans;
  • Develop and maintain proactive and productive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Communicate information to VASANOC CEO for CEO to ensure VASANOC has all relevant up to date information;
  • Participate in team activities and meetings demonstrating respect and consideration for individual experience and expertise;
  • Engage in continuous learning and contribute positively to a collaborative and respectful working environment aligned with the culture and values of VASANOC;
  • Set up the training and education pathway for all Team Vanuatu in collaboration with VASANOC CEO, SDO and CDM;
  • Align quality assurance process of planned education programs with OSEP, and with Vanuatu Qualifications Authority standards;
  • Assist Team Vanuatu to become qualified and accredited in OSEP organizational development, entourage and sport specific courses;
  • Work with VASANOC CEO, SDO and CDM to plan, prepare athletes and officials as part of High Performance Team Vanuatu to international and regional games;
  • Assist Team Vanuatu in the annual completion of the ONOC national sport federations Readiness Assessment Tool (RAT) for the purpose of strategic plan development;
  • Where available recruit, skilled, certified, local experts to deliver all OSEP courses and support them towards gaining sport specific trainer qualifications;
  • Coordinate, organize and deliver OSEP courses, workshops and meetings;
  • Conduct reviews and continuous professional development for OSEP trainers;
  • Organize training certificates for those who successfully complete courses are distributed in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate a variety of projects, functions and/or program components (e.g. meetings, events, travel and accommodations, catering arrangements, training rooms, facilitators’ and multimedia equipment. etc.) for the purpose of completing activities and/ or delivering services in a timely fashion;
  • Facilitate and collaborate with VASANOC CEO, SDO and CDM on national, regional and international Team Vanuatu development, expansion and accreditation of sport training pathways.
  • Implement, monitor and maintain OSEP partnership agreements in collaboration with VASANOC CEO.

Main Duties:

  • Manage Team Vanuatu sport education programs in partnership in collaboration with VASANOC CEO and SDO.
  • Manage in collaboration with VASANOC CEO and SDO, the implementation of Team Vanuatu sport specific courses across Vanuatu to increase performance of athletes at regional and international games.


  • VASANOC Chief Executive Officer and SDO.
  • ONOC Oceania Sport Education Program Coordinator, (Suva, Fiji)


  • Promote the interests of VASANOC and act as a representative of the organisation;
  • Undertake any other duties that the VASANOC CEO and SDO, requests to be performed that are within the expertise and skills of the Officer;


  • Advanced computer skills especially in the use of accounting packages, the Microsoft office suite and data bases as well as the ability to quickly learn new software programmes.
  • Proficient or at least 5 years experienced with administration.
  • Proven ability to work in a busy environment;
  • Must be extremely organised and able to demonstrate proactivity and prioritization skills to meet agreed deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with internal and external customers;
  • Excellent skills in data analysis and presentation and very process oriented;
  • Must be flexible and adaptable;
  • Able to deal with confidential information and /or issues using discretion and judgement;
  • An enthusiastic approach to administration and accounting;
  • Able to understand, read, write, speak in French, English and Bislama;


  • Strategic and operational planning and performance review
  • Course facilitation in sport
  • Experience working in sport communities in Vanuatu or the pacific
  • At least 5 years of proven results-based work experience in sport education
  • Partnerships scoping, management and retention
  • Strong knowledge of sport development and performance issues and challenges and an in-depth understanding of the history, culture and political system in Vanuatu
  • Advanced analytical skills;
  • Highly developed judgement and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills;
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, and computer literacy skills;

Term: 4 years 2020-2024 (renewal subject to performance and need)

Package: Salary of USD20,000 per annum inclusive of VNPF, paid leave, professional development and travel. Person will manage a USD55,000 budget for programs and implementation.

Location: VASANOC Haus, 5 Andre Ballande Street, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
Contact and Address for Application

Job Expired 04/02/2020

Job Category: Sport. Job Type: Full-Time. Job Salary: 0 - 1,000,000.

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