Internal Opportunity – Director’s Assistant: Operations

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Pacific Islands Forum
  • Post Date: December 11, 2023
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Job Overview

Founded in 1971, the Pacific Islands Forum (PIFS) is the region’s premier political and economic policy international organisation. We are an employer of choice in the region. Applicants for this Fiji-based position must be a Fijian national. Selection is based on merit. The Secretariat is committed to gender balance, diversity, and inclusion. Our workforce is currently over 50% female, and we have representatives from twelve of the eighteen Forum member countries*.

The Opportunity

The Forum Secretariat is looking internally to employ a suitably qualified and experienced individual to the role of Director’s Assistant, based at Operations. The Directors Assistant will be expected to provide timely and efficient secretarial and administrative support to the Director Operations, and senior members of the Operations Team, as directed.

Some key areas of responsibility will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Organisational coordination& secretarial support to the Director;
  • Executive time/diary management& research support;
  • Business partner to HR;
  • Administrative support, and
  • Public relations on behalf of Directors.

At a minimum applicants should have a Diploma in Office Administration / Management, although preference will be given to a university level Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Substantial work experience in a similar (or related) position, preferably in a regional or international organisation, will be considered an added advantage.

Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills- both verbal and written; and exceptional time management skills, with the ability to critically analyse issues. Additionally, the candidate should have sound experience in the use of Windows 365 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Email explorer).

The Benefits

The appointment carries a competitive remuneration and benefits package, including medical and life insurance. The starting salary is FJD26,581 per annum. Interested applicants are encouraged to applyviathe embedded hyperlink:apply here. Further, an Applicant Information Package containing the full job description and remuneration details is available via the Candidates must include, in either their application or Curriculum Vitae, the full contact details of three referees.

Note:Only internal staff who are Fiji citizens can apply. The Deadline for applications is 5pm, 14 December 2023 (Fiji Time). The Forum Secretariat is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Member States of the Pacific Islands Forum: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

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