Industry: Government Department Location: Port Vila, Vanuatu Job Hours:
Contract - The timeframe for this
contract is for not more than 80 days (60 days for actual contract period plus
two additional days per month for 10 months).
Due Date 12-Aug-16
As part to the tropical cyclone Pam recovery
program, the Government of Vanuatu through the Department of Biosecurity
Vanuatu wishes to upgrade its pest and disease database. The Department of Biosecurity
Vanuatu wishes to recruit an expert on a short term contract to assist the
Department to undertake this task. The activity is contracted for a period of
80 days; further information on the package can be obtained from Biosecurity
Vanuatu. This contract is advertised for a suitable local Database Programmer
to carry out activities under that said contract. Below is the Term of
Reference for that Contract.
Terms of Reference for Database Programmer
destruction caused by TC Pam to fruits and vegetables and the environment
factors following the cyclone including change pest and diseases habitats. The
drought associated with El Niño conditions have created food security risk in
all six provinces with small islands being particularly impacted upon. In
future, unless adequate preparations are made, cyclone, drought and pest and
diseases incidence will again cause the same types of problems.
Government is addressing the present and unfolding situation through the National Recovery and Economic Strengthening
Program. The Government’s response will ideally ensure that people are
provided sufficient support in terms of production of vegetable crops
throughout the provinces and their livelihood improved in the immediate future
and in the longer term.
MALFFB, a consultant is being requested to assist in the setting up of a
website and incorporating the Vanuatu Pest List database into the website.
will work directly with the Department of Biosecurity.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Assist the Department of
Biosecurity to the review current work and to develop a website
Undertake a desk review of the
existing Vanuatu Pest List database
Liaise with SPC Vanuatu Pest
List Database Officer to incorporate information into the database
Upload the Vanuatu Pest and
Disease List database into the website
Carry out relevant training to
Biosecurity, Plant/Animal Health Officers on how to use the website
monthly follow up training for Biosecurity, Plant /Animal Health officers.
advanced degree in ICT or computer science
least three years of experience in ICT or programming and three years of
working experience in Vanuatu
ability to work with a multi-sector team and to interact with different
stakeholders (communities, provincial offices, NGOs and private and public
experience in training in ICT and related fields
to communicate effectively in English, Bislama and/or French.
English, Bislama, French
How To Apply:
The interested applicants must apply for the said contract
to the following address or telephone (+678) 23 519. Applications can also be e-mailed through the
following e-mail address: email@example.com
closing date of all applications is scheduled for Friday12th August