Tetra Tech

IT Unit Support Officer

Tetra Tech

Job Description

Why Tetra Tech International Development?

As a leading Global Development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the planet thrive.

Tetra Tech International Development works with governments, businesses and NGOs to solve complex development challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including DFAT, USAID and the Asian Development Bank to deliver effective and sustainable projects in more than 80 countries around the world.

  • Opportunity to contribute to the education sector in Vanuatu
  • Contract until December 2021
  • Based in Port Vila, Vanuatu
The Program

The Vanuatu Education Support Program phase II (VESP II) is an Australian government funded program, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training of Vanuatu (MoET). VESP works with the Ministry supporting the implementation of early childhood and primary education activities aligned to the three strategic pillars of the Vanuatu Education and Training Strategy Sector:
  • Increase equitable access to education for all people at all levels of education.
  • Improve the quality of education
  • Improve planning, fiscal and Financial Management
The Position

The IT Unit Support Officer will undertake responsibilities aligned with two main goals. The first goal will be to ensure the Ministry can continue to operate in potentially disrupting Emergency situations, using the Government recommended productivity tools. The objective is to ensure the Ministry is ready to adopt effective tele-working practices, should the need arise.

The second goal is to review the current Ministry’s website Design and technology and support measures to ensure its Administration is easier and that it is also more user friendly, increasing its utility.

The IT Unit Support Officer may also be asked to work along other duties, at the discretion of the IT Manager.

The Person

To be successful in this position, you will be degree qualified in technology and design or a related field. You will demonstrate experience managing high-usage websites in low digital literacy environments, as well as providing training and support to low digital literacy users.

You will possess excellent English written and oral communication skills, a sound understanding of the Vanuatu environment and will be willing to undertake travel within Vanuatu as required.

This position is locally engaged and reserved for National Citizens of Vanuatu.

This program is managed by Tetra Tech International Development, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Tetra Tech International Development has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international Development Projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development (now known as the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office). Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, Economic Growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

Tetra Tech International Development has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in Gender Equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

Tetra Tech International Development is also committed to respectful workplaces and does not tolerate sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment of any kind.

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to Child Protection.
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