National Market Access Coordinator for PHAMA

2014-11-08T00:00:00Z

PHAMA, the well-regarded Australian Government-funded programme, whose goal is to increase exports of high value primary products from Pacific Island Countries, is looking to employ a National Market Access Coordinator based in Vanuatu.<!--more-->

The programme’s goals are to help exports, contributing to increased economic growth, private sector development and improved rural livelihoods in predominantly agriculture-based small country economies. PHAMA works across 5 Pacific Island countries (Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu) with the Project Office based in Suva, Fiji.

The National Market Access Coordinator (NMAC) will provide administrative and secretarial support to the Market Access Working Group (MAWG) and Industry Working Groups (IWGS). This will include providing strategic guidance to the MAWG and IWG on identification, prioritisation and budgeting for activity work planning and implementation.

The appointee will operate a project office in Vanuatu involving accurate and timely completion of administrative, financial and management system outputs, while maintaining constructive relationships with the PHAMA team. Working as part of a regional team, the appointee will have sound organisational skills, with a strong ability to set priorities and provide timely and effective response and management to program risks and issues.

The successful candidate will have substantial relevant professional experience or equivalent combination of relevant tertiary qualifications and experience. The tenure of the employment is two years, with possible extension. The compensation would be A$5000 per month depending on qualifications and experience, according to URS, the company retained to administer the recruitment process.

For more details and to apply, visit <a href="http://www.urs.com/InternationalDevelopment/ProjectRecruitment">www.urs.com/InternationalDevelopment/ProjectRecruitment</a> and enter the job code 629.