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MINISTRY OF ECONOMY - LOGISTIC ASSISTANT (Fiji Procument Office Suva)

The Ministry of Economy (‘Ministry‘) is responsible for providing efficient and effective economic and financial advice to Government including management of the national economy consistent with the Government’s macroeconomic and financial objectives. The following divisions support the Ministry in the delivery of its outputs and these include: budget management services and policy formulation, effective implementation and monitoring of projects and programmes (Budget and Planning Division) accounting services (Treasury), debt management services (Debt Management), internal control and audit services (Internal Audit & Good Governance), facilitation of procurement for whole of Government (Fiji Procurement Office), implementation of Government wide financial management reforms (Financial & Policy Assurance), management of Government capital projects, quarters and office space (Construction Implementation Unit), administrative and support services (Corporate Services Division) as well as statistical compilation and dissemination (Fiji Bureau of Statistics).

The Ministry invites applications from qualified and professional candidates for the following position:

Vacancy #199/2017: Logistic Assistant (Fiji Procurement Office - Lautoka)

The position reports to the Manager Procurement through the Supervising Officer.

The key responsibilities of the position include:

• Provide support and assistance in logistics strategy and operations;
• Assist in the development of best practice logistic processes;
• Work closely with line agencies to ensure the effective and efficient delivery and storage of goods;
• Assist in the preparation of customs entry, clearances and delivery; and
• Undertake the preparation of service charges for exports and imports.

Knowledge and Experience

• A relevant logistic and or customs clearances experience and or qualification in supply chain management (or related field) from a recognized institution.
• At least 2 years’ practical experience working in a Logistic department of an organization.
• Basic knowledge of logistic process including customs clearances
• Practical knowledge and experience in management of customer and stakeholder relationship.
• Understanding of the Fijian Constitution (2013) and applicable customs clearance laws of Fiji

Skills & Abilities

• Demonstrated willingness and ability to understand and interpret guiding logistics and customs clearance processes.
• Demonstrated ability to respond to queries within a short turnaround time.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team, and with clients and stakeholders.
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet timelines.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills with high proficiency in technology use.

Applicants for employment in the Ministry of Economy must be a Fiji Citizen, under the age of 55 years, in sound health and with a clear police\record. The successful applicant will be required to provide a medical certificate and police clearance as a condition of employment.

Closes on: 5 January, 2018
Compensation: $13,011.05 - $18,897.01
Contact: Applications must include recent Curriculum Vitae, Transcript(s), Certificate(s) and at least two (2) referees, with one being a current supervisor (where applicable). This is to be submitted under a covering letter of no more than three (3) pages which explains how the applicant meets each of the Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

LATE AND INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Applications should be submitted in one of the following ways:

Application By Post Application Hand Delivered Application Emailed
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Economy,
PO Box 2212,
Government Buildings,
SUVA.
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Economy,
Level 5 (East Wing),
Ro Lalabalavu House,
Victoria Parade,
Suva.
vacancies@economy.gov.fj

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