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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 position reports to the Principal Fleet Management Officer (Government Fleet Management Unit), and assists in facilitating and administering the Government Vehicle Fleet in accordance with the Master Agreement/ Contract on leasing of motor vehicles, and transport instruction and directions.

The principal accountabilities of the position include:

• Assist in ensuring the efficient allocation of leased vehicles to Government Ministries / Departments.
• Ensure that Ministry staff vehicle requirements are met in a timely manner.
• Records are maintained for Whole of Government Fleet.
• Facilitate all vehicle surcharges where necessary.
• Monitor Government Fleet in accordance with applicable regulation, policies and laws.
• Provide timely advice on vehicle matters to senior management.
• Administer and monitor the database of all Government vehicles.
• Monitor the distribution of fuel cards for use in the various Government ministries and departments, and supervise reconciliation of the same.
• Facilitate conducting refresher courses for Government vehicle drivers on a 6 monthly basis in the 3 Divisions (Central, Western and Northern).
• Actively contribute to all corporate requirements of the Ministry, including planning, budgeting and selection activities when required.

Knowledge and Experience

• A Degree in Public Administration / Economics / Accounting or equivalent from a recognized institution.
• At least 2-3 years’ experience managing vehicle fleets in medium-large organisation

Skills and Abilities

• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of vehicle procurement / acquisition.
• Demonstrated ability to undertake research and analysis.
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet stringent timelines.
• Demonstrated ability to supervise or manage staff.
• Capacity to utilize computer programmes to support the operations of a medium-large organization
• Possess sound communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to interact well with all stakeholders at all levels.

Closes on: 06 January, 2017
Compensation: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant(s).
Contact: Personal Character and Eligibility
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(s) will be required to provide a medical certificate and police clearance as a condition of employment.

Applications must include recent Curriculum Vitae 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.

All applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:

Applications by Post:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Economy,
PO Box 2212,
Government Buildings,

Applications Delivered:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Economy,
Level 5 (East Wing),
Ro Lalabalavu House,
Victoria Parade,

Applications Emailed: (preferred method)

All applications must reach the Ministry of Economy by 4.00pm on Friday, 6 January, 2017.

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