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Thursday, January 12, 2017

6717 Procurement Officer

Ministry of Agriculture

Government Department 
Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Job Description: 

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) is currently revising its structure. In order to gain and maintain momentum on all recovery programme activities of the MALFFB, a Project Management Unit (PMU) has been established within the MALFFB to work with the different departments on the implementation of recovery activities.

The MALFFB will benefit from having a dedicated team to address recovery programme delivery, ensuring that all projects implemented through the departments and implementing partners are delivered on time, to specification and within the budget available. This unit is thus likely to contribute to a stronger productive sector in Vanuatu, including proactive management of recovery activities and El Nino response, while setting up systems for future projects to follow.

The Project Officer (Procurement) will work within the Project Management Unit (PMU) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) to assist the PMU to meet all procurement and asset management issues. This position reports directly to the Project Manager of the PMU of MALFFB.

Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Assist with the development, adjustment and implementation of procurement plans for recovery projects
  • Tendering and procurement from a selection of national and international firms for public, restricted and informal tenders for recovery projects
  • Supervision of transparent procurement processes complying with national and international guidelines (solicitation bases, criteria for evaluation, specifications and evaluation reports to progress contracting)
  • Obtain quotes for parts, goods and equipment nationally and internationally in accordance with the financial requirements of the PFEM Act and the Government Contracts and Tenders Act
  • Management and efficient procurement and delivery of goods and services to project sites or implementing agencies
  • Maintain Assets Register of procured parts (inventory).
Essential Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Financial Management and/or Accounting or a related field
  • At least three (3) years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage the procurement of goods, works and services approved by the DG MALFFB with understanding of government tender and procurement processes
  • Demonstrated analytical, methodological and practical skills
  • High level of computer skills (Word, Excel)
  • Good communication skills
  • English and/or French and Bislama
  • A valid driving license.


Not Stated



How To Apply:

Applications should be mailed to Mr. Hosea Tally, Human Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity, PMB 9039, Port Vila, Vanuatu or sent via email to htally@vanuatu.gov.vu no later than 4:30pm on 20 January 2017 clearly stating the title of post applied for. Any applications received after this date/time will not be accepted.

Contact Person:

Hosea Tally 


Not Stated

PMB 9039, Port Vila, Vanuatu



 Not Stated
             11-Jan-17 Direct from Employer

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