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COOK ISLANDS GOVERNMENT (CIGOV) VACANCIES

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Kia Orana! Welcome to the Cook Islands Government Jobs & Vacancy Portal.  This has been established to help the Cook Islands Public Sector's recruitment efforts to attract experienced, qualified and professional individuals who wish to serve in the Cook Islands for our people.  Positions range from Management, Operations to Expert or Specialist fields, these can be located on either Rarotonga or in the Outer Islands 'Pa Enua'.  For regular updates or prompts please signup below.   Kia Manuia! (Be well and may you live long)

 

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Location:

Business Trade Investment Board Cook Islands (BTIB)

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 15, 2021

Listed:

May 5, 2021, 1:15:11 AM

Are you motivated, enthusiastic and an optimistic person?

BTIB is looking for applications from candidates to join our team.

TRADE & PA ENUA DEVELOPMENT (COORDINATOR)

This role is building a pipeline of opportunities for Cook Islands businesses and developing working relationships with key stakeholders.

Location:

Ministry of Cultural Development (MoCD) - Tauranga Vānanga

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 26, 2021

Listed:

May 5, 2021, 12:49:07 AM

The Public Service Commissioner invites applications for the position of
Head of Ministry of Tauranga Vānanga- Ministry of Cultural Development (MoCD)

Head of Ministry (HoM) Purpose:

The Head of Ministry is responsible for managing the overall operations of the MoCD in alignment with the Cook Islands National Cultural Policy 2017-2030 and the Cook Islands National Cultural Strategy.
Oversees the implementation of Government policies to meet the employees and stakeholder needs, and compliance with the obligations under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management Act 1995-96, and compliance with the obligations of her/his employment contract.

Communicates with people inside and outside of the Ministry to discover what policies and marketing strategies will help it move forward, and tendering advice to the responsible Minister and other Ministers of the Crown.

Makes important decisions that affect the Ministry’s direction and its employees.

HoM Job Duties:
• Takes the lead across all aspects of MoCD by reviewing how divisions work together to reach Ministry goals and by coming up with fresh ideas that will progress MoCD forward
• Determines the direction of MoCD by working with management and leading team members to create and implement strategies and goals
• Builds a positive and productive culture in the workplace by listening to employee opinions, making adjustments, and recognising the team's accomplishments
• Communicates MoCD’s vision and take steps to make it a reality
• Consults with stakeholders to decide which direction the MoCD should go
• Keeps up with current trends in the industry and modern business practices by reading periodicals and consulting with peers
• Performs other decisions as necessary, such as reviewing reports, making presentations to the Public Service Commissioner, responsible Minister and Ministers of the Crown, and examining how MoCD can cut expenses and increase revenue

Location:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI) - Te Kauono Tutara e te Mana Tiaki

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 26, 2021

Listed:

May 5, 2021, 12:40:25 AM

The Public Service Commissioner invites applications for the position of

Head of Ministry of Te Kauono Tutara e te Mana Tiaki- Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI)

Head of Ministry (HoM) Purpose:
The Head of Ministry is responsible for managing the overall operations of MFAI in alignment with the Cook Islands National Cultural Policy 2017-2030 and the Cook Islands National Cultural Strategy.
Oversees the implementation of Government policies to meet the employees and stakeholder needs, and compliance with the obligations under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management Act 1995-96, and compliance with the obligations of her/his employment contract.

Communicates with people inside and outside of the Ministry to discover what policies and marketing strategies will help it move forward, and tendering advice to the responsible Minister and other Ministers of the Crown.

Makes important decisions that affect the Ministry’s direction and its employees.

HoM Job Duties:
• Provides the overall direction and management of MFAI
• Leads the development of MFAI’s values and objectives
• Develop and put in place business strategies, plans and policies to achieve goals
• Ensure MFAI’s policies and procedures are followed by staff
• Manage risks to MFAI and consult with management staff on issues
• Assess and manage business operations and financial performance
• Ensure MFAI complies with the MFEM Act 1995-’96, PERCA Act 1995-’96, OPSC Act 2009 (2016), and MFAI legislations.
• Reports regularly to stakeholders
• Maintain relationships with key Government, Private, NGO, National, Regional and International partners/stakeholders
• Represents MFAI at conferences and official occasions.
• Reflects the relevant MFAI standards and best practices in the development of Ministry-wide policies and procedures
• Adjusts organisational priorities quickly as situations change
• Reviews MFAI’s goals and initiatives to align with Cabinet priorities
• Synthesises complex information gathered from a variety of external sources and disseminates it to staff

Location:

Cook Islands Ministry of Education

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 14, 2021

Listed:

May 5, 2021, 12:33:16 AM

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions across our schools and Ministry Headquarters.

MoE Headquarter Positions, Nikao, Rarotonga:

SENIOR MAINTENANCE OFFICER

This senior position comes with a range of responsibilities. The successful applicant would be required to conduct warrant of fitness inspection of education buildings, prepare work plans for repair and maintenance, procure materials, assemble and distribution tasks and manage the maintenance team (two staff).

Location:

Cook Islands Ministry of Education

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 14, 2021

Listed:

May 5, 2021, 12:31:31 AM

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions across our schools and Ministry Headquarters.

MoE Headquarter Positions, Nikao, Rarotonga:

DAY-TIME CLEANER

The successful applicant will be expected to provide a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene through the Ministry office. This position would suit someone reliable with previous office cleaning experience, a high level of initiative and attention to detail.

Location:

Cook Islands Ministry of Education

Ministry:

Pa Enua

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 14, 2021

Listed:

May 5, 2021, 12:29:21 AM

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions across our schools and Ministry Headquarters.

School Positions:

PROPERTY/MAINTENANCE OFFICERS (PART-TIME)

Maintenance positions exist at: Araura College (Aitutaki), Apii Mauke (Mauke), Apii Mitiaro (Mitiaro), and Tetautua School (Penrhyn). This is hands-on position would suit someone with experience in building/property and grounds maintenance, a high level of initiative and attention to detail.

Location:

Cook Islands Ministry of Education

Ministry:

Rarotonga & Pa Enua

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 14, 2021

Listed:

May 5, 2021, 12:27:23 AM

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions across our schools and Ministry Headquarters.

School Positions:

INCLUSIVE EDUCATION TEACHER AIDES (PART-TIME)

We are looking for that special someone who has a genuine interest in working with young people and specifically one-on-one with a student to support student learning and development. Someone who is energetic, caring, with the ability to form positive relationships with children, with a willingness to learn themselves.

Positions are available at the following schools on Rarotonga and in the Pa Enua: Papaaroa SDA School (ability to converse in Kiribati is helpful), Blackrock ECE and Apii Mitiaro (Mitiaro)

Location:

Treasury Management Division

Ministry of Finance and Economic Management

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 10, 2021

Listed:

May 4, 2021, 6:16:21 PM

Accountant
This position will be involved in providing financial management services across Government. Key selection criteria;

Your primary responsibilities will include:
• Assist transition to a single platform Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS);
• Improving timeliness and accuracy of Government agency accounts;
• Develop Agency processes and reporting to improve Public Sector Financial Management;

Qualifications
• Degree in Accounting or equivalent
• Work experience that is both relevant and current

Knowledge and Experience
• Demonstrated experience in a related field of work
• Understanding of spreadsheet and maintaining databases

Location:

Corporate Services

Seabed Minerals Authority

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 12, 2021

Listed:

April 30, 2021, 12:25:21 AM

The Cook Islands Seabed Minerals Authority has a vacancy for a professional and competent Administration and Finance Officer

Do you:
- Have interest in the Seabed Minerals Sector
- Have proficiency in English and Cook Islands Maori
- Have minimum 2 years work experience in office administration or finance area
- Tech savvy and communications experience on social media platforms
- Have the ability to speak confidently in the public forum
- Have an ability to multi-task, pay attention to detail, and meet deadlines
- Want to develop your career

Location:

Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI)

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 15, 2021

Listed:

April 30, 2021, 12:11:41 AM

Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) invites applications for the following position;

Waste Programme Coordinator

Looking for someone with strong analytical and strategic thinking with a vision on how to manage the waste problem of the Cook Islands. This is a senior role with minimal supervision. Must have a passion for recycling and repurposing waste and driving waste management strategies into the community. A formal qualification in environment or related field is a must, and at least three years’ experience in a
similar role.

If you want to make a difference for the betterment of our environment and our communities this is the place to be.

Come and join our team

Location:

Treasury Management Division

Ministry of Finance & Economic Management

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 10, 2021

Listed:

April 28, 2021, 11:52:00 PM

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) is looking for motivated and dedicated team members to apply for the following positions:

1. Payroll Team Leader
The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive payroll experience with knowledge of PayGlobal system being an advantage. Key selection criteria;

Your primary responsibilities will include:
• Ensuring all data relating to the government’s payroll processing is processed timely and accurately;
• Provide all necessary payroll reporting to all stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Payroll record keeping and reporting requirements and procedures.
• Skill in both verbal and written communication.
• Skill in performing detailed payroll computations.

Location:

Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR)

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 8, 2021

Listed:

April 28, 2021, 9:24:30 PM

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) is seeking suitably qualified and experienced
Individuals for the following role:

Information Management Systems (IMS) Technical Adviser

The role is to assist the Ministry with the strategic design and implementation of the MMR Information Management System to cater and allow for secure, comprehensive and sustained data collection, storage and management. 

Location:

Cultural Governance Division

Ministry of Cultural Development - Tauranga Vananga

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 11, 2021

Listed:

April 27, 2021, 9:13:26 PM

A vacancy exists for a Policy Analyst and Cultural Planner in the Cultural Governance Division.

If you are interested in the above position:

A Job Description can be obtained from the Ministry of Cultural Development Office, PO Box 8, Rarotonga.

Location:

Revenue Management Division

Ministry of Economic and Finance Management (MFEM)

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 11, 2021

Listed:

April 27, 2021, 12:23:05 AM

If you are passionate and have experience in accounting or taxation, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for bright and enthusiastic applicants wishing to build a career in Revenue Management Division.
- High level of computer literacy, analytical and communication skills
- An understanding of commercial law is desirable
- Ability to work with minimum supervision
- A minimum of two years’ experience in an appropriate environment Salary is dependent on credentials and experience

Location:

Revenue Management Division

Ministry of Economic and Finance Management (MFEM)

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 11, 2021

Listed:

April 27, 2021, 12:20:58 AM

If you are passionate and have experience in accounting or taxation, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for bright and enthusiastic applicants wishing to build a career in Revenue Management Division.

• Appropriate work experience in accounting or other related areas will help but is not essential
• Good work ethics and attitude
• A reasonable level of computer literacy
• Attention to detail
• Salary is dependent on credentials and experience

Location:

Property Division

Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC)

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 14, 2021

Listed:

April 26, 2021, 11:19:34 PM

The Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC) require an experienced and suitably qualified person to fill the ASSET MANAGEMENT OFFICER position. To support the functions of the Property Division and the delivery of its outputs, in particular:

- Contribute effective technical support to the overall management of government properties and assets;
- Provide operational, technical and functional assistance to the Property Manager;
- Work in collaboration with stakeholders and property staff in the delivery of operational, technical and functional assistance;
- Assist in strengthening internal processes and systems i.e Asset Management Program;
- Support development of related responsibilities to enable CIIC to meet its vision;

The ideal Candidate will have:
- Project management experience;
- Ability to use various software applications e.g Microsoft Word, Excel and Projects;
- Broad understanding of Asset Management system or similar applications;
- Ability to work independently;
- Excellent time management;
- Excellent oral and verbal communication skills;

Location:

Punanga Nui Market

Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC)

Ministry:

Rarotonga

$

Salary:

-
$

Deadline:

May 8, 2021

Listed:

April 26, 2021, 11:06:46 PM

The Cook Islands Investment Corporation has a vacancy for a full-time Security Officer at the Punanga Nui Market.

Interested applicants must be willing to work on a roster system including weekends and public holidays.

Do you meet the following?
- Good level of fitness and physical ability to complete a full range of duties.
- Awareness of health and safety procedures
- Punctual, reliable & trustworthy
- Have a valid Cook Islands driver's license
- Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

We actively promote the employment to Cook Islanders or those who have a Cook Islands Permanent Residency.