PHAMA National Coordinator - Vanuatu

Port-Vila, Vanuatu
Apply by 23 May 2018
Mid-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 2 May 2018

Job Description

PHAMA - National Coordinator - Port Vila Vanuatu

  • Maternity leave contract
  • Exciting opportunity in Port Vila – locally engaged position
  • Part time job-share from 1 June 2018 until 30 September 2018, and then full time from 1-31 October 2018, with the potential for extension.
  • From 1 June 2018 to 30 September 2018, the successful applicant will have availability to work 5 hours a day – ideally midday to 5pm.
  • Remuneration will be dependent on the candidate’s qualifications and level of experience.

AECOM is the managing contractor of the Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access Program (PHAMA) – an Australian Government funded aid program promoting primary industry exports from six Pacific countries (Fiji, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu). For details on the PHAMA program please visit


We are seeking applications from suitably qualified personnel for the role of National Coordinator (NC) in Port Vila. The NC will have a project management focus to assist in the delivery of PHAMA’s activities in Vanuatu. The NC will work in collaboration with the second NC in Vanuatu and will report to the PHAMA Deputy Team Leader. Functions will involve accurate and timely completion of administrative, financial and management system outputs, while maintaining constructive relationships with the PHAMA team and program stakeholders.

Working as part of a regionally based team, the successful candidate will have sound organisation skills and a proven ability to set priorities. They will also have an ability to respond to and manage program risks and issues in a timely and effective manner.

For details of program activities and reports, please visit the program website at

Questions regarding this position should be sent to Stephanie Symon (PHAMA Operations Manager) at

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Wednesday 23 May 2018 – Midnight Vanuatu Time

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection. We encourage women and men to apply.

Managed by AECOM and funded by the Australian Government.

About the Organization

AECOM International Development (formerly URS) is a leading program delivery partner of choice for international aid and development programs globally. We implement civil society, democratic governance and government strengthening activities across Asia-Pacific. We build integrated and practical development solutions through partnering with local communities, civil society organisations, governments and the private sector.