VACANCY: Small Business Development Officer

Government of Tokelau
VACANCY: Small Business Development Officer (Closes 30 June 2017)

Job Title: Small Business Development Officer
Department: Economic Development, Natural Resources and Environment (EDNRE)
Reports to: Manager of Economic Development
Responsible for: Supporting Officers
Work Station: Nukunonu
Salary: Contracted

The Department of Economic Development, Natural Resources and Environment (EDNRE) is seeking applications for the position Small Business Development Officer. The position is contracted for two years and is based in Nukunonu.

  • Strong time management;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft functions;
  • Sensitivity to working within the Tokelau cultural context
  • Ability to keep confidentiality of government and departmental information;
  • Excellent inter-personal/relationship skills
  • Passion for village and national development aspiration;
  • Good team player
  • Creative and able to think outside the box for solutions
  • Strong and analytical and communication skills
  • Fluency both in English and Tokelauan
  • Competent worker who produces result in an unsupervised environment
  • Any other relevant skills
Minimum qualification of Bachelor of any related fields of Business and Commerce or even high level of experiences and skills on business field.

The Small Business Development Officer is responsible to the Manager of Economic Development Unit and is expected to:
  • Complete all tasks and assignments from the Manager of Economic Development, Director of EDNRE & Minister of EDNRE;
  • Assist the Manager of Economic Development (EcD) in achieving AWP on the allocated dates specifically on Small Business Developments.
  • Report monthly to the Manager of EcD on progress;
  • Assist the Manager of EcD in identifying financial opportunities and risks through research;
  • Create effective linkages with the business people, regional & international organizations;
  • Develop effective plans, ways and ideas for an ongoing operational;
  • Support corporate culture, growth and development in a supportive, honest and open manner;
  • Collect and update information about Small Businesses on each island
  • Ability to operate and management Small Businesses Developments
  • Any other tasks as an when required
  • Minister of EDNRE
  • Director of EDNRE
  • Tokelau Finance Department
  • Taupulega
  • Village CBOs
  • Village GMs
  • Manager of Economic Development
  • Regional and international development agencies
Closing date for applications: 4.00pm, Friday 30 June 2017. Late applications will not be considered.

Please send your electronic copy of application letter, copy of your CV and names of two referees to the following address:
Peteleema Eti Tefoepua
Manager of Economic Development
Nukunonu, TOKELAU
Office Phone +690 730075 (working hours)