TAL: Job Vacancy

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TAL is currently implementing the Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP) for Tonga, Tuvalu Kiribati and Samoa, and this is being managed within TAL by the Technical and Fiduciary Services Unit (TFSU)

The PAIP TFSU has an opening for a skilled, motivated and committed person who is interested in working and contributing to the development of Aviation in the Kingdom of Tonga. We are seeking people with a high drive for results, demonstrable teamwork, good self-awareness and self-regulation.

The Position:

TFSU Project Accountant, Full-time based in Tonga

Length of Assignment

To commence as soon as possible for 12 months period


Technical and Fiduciary Services Unit (TFSU)

Reporting to

Mrs Lasale Cocker, Program Manager, PAIP TFSU

Purpose of the post:

A TFSU Project Accountant is sought to provide support to the Finance Manager in all aspects of the financial operations for the Tonga project, as well as support and oversight across the other countries through the role of TFSU. The TFSU Project Accountant will be supported by other staff and report to the TFSU Finance Manager and ultimately the TFSU Program Manager.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required:

ü  Tertiary qualifications from a recognized institution in a relevant discipline

ü  Demonstrated experience, of at least three (3) years, in hands-on financial or accounting roles;

ü  Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing financial management tools;

ü  Demonstrated experience in providing on the job training and ability to communicate effectively with counterparts;

ü  Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and pay attention to detail.

ü  Previous experience in World Bank funded projects and accounting/disbursement systems therein.

ü  Must be willing to travel to other PAIP countries from time to time

Interested candidates may also download the TERMS of REFERENCE here: http://www.tongaairports.com/about/pacific-aviation-investment-program/tender-vacancy/

Firms may nominate individuals and submit CVs on their behalf.

Applications must be received at the address below by Monday, 1st June 2015. Email submissions will be accepted with attachments no more than 3MG. Your Application should be clearly marked – “Expression of Interest for PAIP TFSU PROJECT ACCOUNTANT ref no: TAL/TFSU/D32.1

Attention: MS Pua Latu, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Address: PAIP TFSU Project Office, Ground Level, TAL Building, Poutaha, Nuku’alofa, Tonga


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