Government of Fiji: Recruitment and Appointment of Permanent Secretaries

Competitive Salary
14 Jul 2018
28 Jul 2018
CEO, Department Head
Contract Type

Government of Fiji

Recruitment and Appointment of Permanent Secretaries

  • Chief Executive role
  • Leading Transformation of Government Services
  • Key Roles in Fiji’s Economic and Social Development

The Fiji Public Service Commission is seeking well qualified applicants for Permanent Secretary roles where the decisions made can change people’s lives.  Permanent Secretaries are chief executives responsible for leading and management of their Ministries, and for policy support and advice.

Permanent Secretaries are being sought for the following seven Ministries:
Fisheries, Forests, Health and Medical Services, Housing and Community Development, Local Government, Waterways and Environment, and Youth and Sports.

Eligible candidates will have had high level executive leadership and management capabilities in large and complex service delivery organisations in the private or government sectors. They will have led major reform or change programs setting strategic direction, implementing significant and sustained change, and, will have well-developed people leadership capabilities. They will be familiar with working in digital environments and the different opportunities and demands that this brings.  They will have sophisticated stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills and strong communication and engagement skills.

Resilience and drive are essential personal attributes for these Permanent Secretary roles.  Relevant academic qualifications are essential.

The leadership consultancy, NGS Global has been commissioned to work with the Fiji Public Service Commission on managing the recruitment for this appointment. Details of the recruitment process and all documentation as well as Application Information, is available by sending an email by clicking on Apply. Applications close on 28th July 2018.