UNELCO Engie is seeking to recruit a Ni-Vanuatu (male or female) to fill the position of: Chief Operational Officer Water


  • Higher Technical Diploma [Brevet Technique Supérieur (BTS)] in Electricity or equivalent diploma or 5 years experience in a similar position


  • Knowledge of water supply network
  • Knowledge of hydrology
  • Ability to attend to breakdowns for clients and on the network
  • Field analysis

Personal qualities:

  • Reliable
  • Receptive
  • Accurate and organized
  • Responsive and familiar with the local context
  • Good human relations


  • Lead and coordinate all the water-related operational, working and subcontracting teams and stock procurement requests
  • Check all of the facilities visited for compliance purposes and to avoid any risk, both in terms of safety and normal operation
  • Prepare reports for the department
  • Propose solutions for improving water facilities
  • Comply and ensure compliance with safety regulations and instructions
  • Contribute to budget preparation
  • Take part in selecting parts and fittings for existing networks with warehouse staff
  • Supervise teams of 4 to 12 persons
  • Prepare the weekly schedule of maintenance work
  • Prepare the annual schedule of maintenance work
  • Procure replacement equipment and spare parts
  • Organize breakdown repairs arising from faults
  • Take part in selecting parts and fittings to be supplied from the warehouse
  • Be involved in the duty roster of the department in case of emergency
  • Work closely with the other departments and units of the company
  • Look after company assets assigned to him/her
  • Report any problem and/or malfunction to superiors and offer solutions to issues encountered
  • Deal with any customer requests and undertake any task as required with a view to ensuring good quality service to customers.


  • Good command of English and French.

Applications are to be posted to the Managing Director, UNELCO VANUATU LIMITED, P.O. Box 26, Port Vila, Vanuatu, or sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


BP 26 Port-Vila

Tel : 26000