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Pacific People Apia, Samoa
Sep 16, 2020
Contract
PROJECT COORDINATOR, SAMOA Great opportunity to make a positive contribution on an Australian government-funded program 12-month contract with potential extension Located in Samoa  AVI (formally known as Australian Volunteers International) an Australian not-for-profit international development agency.  Since 1951, AVI has facilitated effective development outcomes working side by side with over 3,000 partner organisations, governments and community organisations in 89 developing countries.  AVI is the contract holder with the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity , to recruit and engage a Project Coordinator to work on the COMBAT-AMR project . Our client, Doherty Institute, is an unincorporated joint venture between the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infectious diseases and immunity. The Project...
Samoa Surety Insurance Apia, Samoa
Sep 04, 2020
Contract
Reporting to the Director, this is a highly visible position that involves close interaction with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and business partners. The person acting in this role provides support to key insurance management initiatives which includes the management of the organization s insurance program. Key objectives include: 1. Support Director(s) in managing day to day insurance activities and maturing the organization’s Insurance strategy; 2. Effectively manage and drive continuous improvement within the organization s insurance risk management programs. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Minimum of 10 years experience working within the insurance and /or risk management department of a major corporate enterprise. Experience in and working knowledge of the development, negotiation, implementation and management of complex international insurance and bonding programs (power and utilities, renewable energy or construction industry...

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Is this you? You have job vacancies delivered to your mobile device and you think life couldn't be any better when applying for a job? The fingers tap away on "Apply Now"...and another application sent - yay!   Now all you have to do is wait for the interview call and then... a day passes by then another....followed by a week and eventually a month.  You have stuck to the same routine each day without success what are...
Q1. What do I need to register as a job seeker? A1. A valid email is required for you to register as a job seeker  (you must have an email eg a gmail or yahoo)   Q2. Can I use my work email? A2: You can use your work email.....BUT do you wish your employer/IT staff to know that you are looking for a job? We let you decide...   Q3. How many job seeker accounts should I have? A3: Just one! If you submit...
We recently polled our user database to gauge how likely they were to leave their existing employer. The results surprised us! Admittedly it was not a scientific poll but an indicator of how people are feeling. Staff Turnover - good or bad? Any staff turnover used to be seen negatively in the jobs for life era but now amongst many circles - it is celebrated at least when it is a "healthy" churn.  New staff can bring new...
Let’s face it, candidates are human just like us and they have feelings too. Yes,  a reminder is needed of the obvious.  The key reason often stated is because you have not “sold” the job properly. What’s in it for me? Why should a candidate join your organisation? If you can't sell the job to yourself and not passionate about the product (your organisation) then it will come out. Even more sadly,...
 HOW DO I APPLY IN  MYJOBS    ? - Q&A Q1. How do I apply for jobs that I see on www.myjobssamoa.com? A. You will need to sign up on this job site. It’s quite easy to do. If you need help email us info@myjobssamoa.com Q2. Do I need to have an employer’s email address when applying for a job? A. There is a button “apply now “ next to each job listing - you click on this and apply for any...
So what makes you more valuable than the others.....in your organisation? Here are three simple things... 1. Trust  Specifically building trust. Trust comes from two things - integrity and being capable of doing your job. Honesty is a highly valued trait and is often is part of what defines your integrity. Speak your mind appropriately when asked and if you are unsure be honest. It is perfectly "Ok" to not know all the answers...
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