VCC Disaster Ready Management Vacancy

The Vanuatu Christian Council (VCC) is seeking a DISASTER READY PROJECT MANAGER for the DISASTER READY PROGRAM. This is a full-time position, due to start April 2018 to June 2019 for an initial 14 -months contract with possibility of extension.

We are seeking a candidate with experience and necessary skills to manage all 4 components of project implementation:

1. Strategic Asset Management

2. Evacuation Centre Management Training Development and delivery

3. Psychosocial training development and delivery

4. Theology of disaster risk management

The Manager will be responsible for:

  • Leading the implementation of the 3 projects; including a detailed implementation plan.
  • Monitoring implementation of Strategic Asset Management deliverables.
  • Leading the recruitment process for the Evacuation Centre Management and Psychosocial support Officers.
  • Coordinating the activities of the document review consultant and the Monitoring and Training Officer.
  • Guiding and capacity building any needs of the Evacuation Centre Management and Psychosocial support officers.
  • As needed, lead consultation meeting with stakeholders to trial resources.
  • Attend coordination meetings with other Disaster Ready Partners (Led by CARE).
  • Support development and implementation of M+E framework for project.
  • Monitoring budget vs. expenditure.
  • Preparing reports for donors.
  • Participate in working groups as a representative of VCC as appropriate.
  • Other duties as specified by supervisor.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Core values align with VCC and AfP policies.
  • A degree in a relevant field and or at least 5 years’ experience in Disaster Risk Reduction or general community development projects.
  • Experience managing a disaster response highly desired.
  • Experience or qualification in project and team management.
  • Report writing skills.
  • An understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to challenges and multiple project needs.
  • Time management skills.
  • Experience with cash handling in the field.

For more information regarding the role please contact the VCC Administration on Mobile No: 7364175/5748821

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter that addresses the essential selection criteria as outlined above to the VCC General Secretary, Ps Shem Tema, Office (ex-Murray Youth Hostel opposite APTC) or email: and

Applications close 5pm Friday 6TH April, 2018

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