16 Aug 2019


Australian High Commission Vanuatu Port Vila, Efate

Job Description

  • An exciting opportunity to support the Australian Government’s Department of Defence under the Australian High Commission in Port Vila.
  • Permanent full-time position for candidates that have a current legal right to work in Vanuatu
  • Port Vila based

The Organisation

The Australian High Commission in Port Vila manages the Australian Government’s presence in Vanuatu. We promote Australia’s interests, facilitate international trade and investment, deliver development assistance, respond to crises and provide services to Australian citizens. Details of our Department’s work, as well as our purpose, outcomes and priority functions can be found on our website www.vanuatu.embassy.gov.au

The Position

Under general direction, the Defence Finance and Administration Officer provides financial, administrative, operational and logistical support to the Australian High Commission (AHC) and the Defence Cooperation Program (DCP). The position will be primarily based at the AHC but will require short-term work at Mala Base and Cook Barracks depending on operational and administrative requirements. The position will work independently to support strong coordination across all areas of the DCP operations, and may be required to undertake work outside of normal hours.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Relevant accounting/finance qualifications, or equivalent level experience

► Prior experience working in a professional office environment

► Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel

► Excellent verbal and written English and Bislama communication skills

► A current and valid driver licence, and the ability to maintain a clean driving record

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Experience using financial management systems (e.g. SAP) and databases

How to Apply

Applications for this role must be submitted using this link


Please click on the link to apply online and upload your resume.

For further information please contact [email protected]

Applications close Tue 03 September 2019

Job Categories: Office & Administration. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not stated. Job expires in 13 days.

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