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Monday, December 1, 2014

5323 Executive Director

Youth Challenge Vanuatu (YCV)


Non Government Organization


Port Vila, Vanuatu - Location corrected!

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Job Description:

Youth Challenge Vanuatu is currently seeking applications for suitably qualified individual willing to join our hardworking team for the full-time position of Executive Director.

*This is highly an important position, if you believe you're ready to take up the challenge and be part of the amazing team and friendly work environment.
Please contact Shirley by email or phone for a full copy of the job description. Note that the due date has been extended from the 20th - December as previously stated to the 31st - December 2014. This ad will re-appear each week up until the week of 20th December 2014. 

The duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. The Executive Director position has overall responsibilities for managing and ensuring the long term sustainability of international volunteer program and local programs run by YCV;
  2. Provide oversight of volunteer program placing 2-3 teams of international throughout Vanuatu twice a year;
  3. Oversee the management of the livelihoods and leadership programs which are focused on helping Ni-Vanuatu youth succeed in securing employment and small business ventures. Local program include Ready for Work, the Youth Drop-In Centre, and the Future Leaders Program with Offices in Port Vila and Luganville;
  4. The important position will work to monitor the performance of 3 direct reports which include the Finance Officer, the Youth Center Coordinator and the Program Manager (who is responsible for managing 4 Coordinators from the Future Leaders Program and the Ready for Work Program);
  5. The Executive Director is responsible for managing relationships with donor partners and ensuring that all reporting commitments are completed in a timely and effective manner, representing YCV with external  stakeholders and support the work of YCV Board in ensuring the ongoing and effective management of the organization.
The successful candidate will be assessed in accordance with the following requirements listed:


  • Experience in a leadership position, preferably with an NGO; Experience in an organizational and program development with a proven record for increasing organizational performance, implementing creative strategies and driving growth;
  • Sound knowledge in project management and experience in robust, accountable management of financial resources;
  • Demonstrated capability to apply sound judgement and strategic thinking to complex issues;
  • Strong communication and networking skills;
  • High level of spoken and written English and Bislama, with French as an asset;
  • Familiarity with the work of YCV;
  • A degree/diploma in a relevant field is preferred;
  • Passionate about working with a team of young and dynamic staffs, volunteers and board of YCV.

Not Stated


English and Bislama


How To Apply:

Please forward your written applications including your CVs and References to either one of the following addresses provided below. Interested applicants may contact Shirley by email or phone for the full  position description.

Contact Name:

Mrs Shirley Abraham


(+678) 28182



Shirley Abraham, Youth Challenge Vanuatu, PO Box 1105, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


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