CONSUMER COUNCIL OF FIJI

POSITION VACANT

REGIONAL COORDINATOR  (LABASA OFFICE)

 

The Consumer Council of Fiji’s fundamental aim is to promote and safeguard the interests and welfare of consumers stipulated under the Consumer Council of Fiji Act Cap 235. The Council’s Labasa office has a vacancy for the above position.

 The successful applicant will: Ensure that the Regional Office functions efficiently and effectively, and at all times meets and contributes to the Council’s overall objectives; Co-ordinate and manage the day-to-day operations of the regional office; Co-ordinate and undertake all consumer education awareness activities, research and policy work, mediation work of the Council covering the Northern Division; Supervise and manage the regional office and its staff. A Degree in education, economics, business studies, social science or equivalent is required. At least 5 years of work experience in management or leading a small team; Experience in handling disputes; Good understanding of consumer issues and laws; Experience of public awareness-raising and media-related activities; Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders; Experience in organizing training workshops and events; Excellent communication and writing skills in English and presentation skills; articulate and persuasive; A commitment to consumer issues and excellent IT skills is essential.

 Salary:  $26,576 - $38,727. The contract will be for 3 years subject to renewal based on consistent good performance.

 Applications for the position closes on 30th October 2017 at 4pm.  For further information on the above positions, feel free to contact Senior Manager Corporate on telephone: 3300792 or e-mail:  projectmanager@consumersfiji.org

 Written applications accompanied by a detailed CV, certified copies of academic transcripts/qualification, references (if any) and contact details of 2 referees should be sent to the following address:

 

The Chief Executive Officer

 Consumer Council of Fiji

Private Mail Bag

Suva

 

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by Consumer Council of Fiji, then your application has not been successful and we thank you for your interest in applying.