Department of Health, Government of Tokelau
The Department of Health provides health care services and is responsible for resourcing promotion, prevention, preservation, and sustainability of the health of Tokelauan people.
The Director oversees the leadership, management and the effective day to day operations of the department, and ensure continuous improvement to clinical and public health services across the three islands of Tokelau. Applications are invited from candidates with relevant qualifications and experiences in the Health Sector. The successful candidate must have first-hand experience working in an isolated and a small developing island state. Understanding of the Tokelauan culture and language is crucial.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director is responsible for the undertaking of the following:
Applications will be assessed according to the following personal skills, qualification and must demonstrate proven experience across:
This is a fixed-term position of 3 years. The position will be based in Nukunonu, Tokelau. Annual salary will be in accordance with the Tokelau Salary Framework plus a supplementary component to be negotiated with the successful candidate.
If interested and suitably qualified, please submit the following: i) application letter detailing a self-assessment against the experiences and skills required for the position; ii) updated CV; and iii) written references specifically for this position from 3 professional referees including their current email addresses.
Applications must be received by 4.00pm, Friday, 03rd Feb 2023. Late applications will not be considered. For further information, please contact email below.
Office of the Tokelau Public Service Commission
Attention: Human Resource Manager, National
P.O. Box 3298
Tokelau Apia Liaison Office
Email: email@example.com; Mobile: (685) 770 4511
Tokelau consists of three small coral atolls that lie between latitudes 8 and 10 degrees South and 171 and 173 degrees West. Atafu, the most northern atoll has a surface area of 3.5km2; Nukunonu, the central atoll is 4.7km2 and Fakaofo, the southern atoll is 4km2. From Atafu in the north to Fakaofo in the south, Tokelau extends for less than 200km and the atolls are 3-5 meters above sea level.
Tokelau's Current Development Strategy