Vacancy Notice: Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock

Contract, Full Time
Auki, Honiara; Solomon Islands
Posted 1 week ago

Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock
P O BOX G31, 
Honiara, Solomon Islands 


Vacancy Notice

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following vacant positions in the Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock. Men and women from all provinces are encouraged to


The Solomon Island Agriculture and Rural Transformation (SIART) is a World Bank funded project under the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL). The World Bank finances the Project through a Grant and a Credit facility.  The objective of SIART is to increase agricultural production and improve market access in selected value chains in 3 Project Provinces (Guadalcanal, Malaita and Makira/Ulawa), and in case of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency, respond promptly and effectively to.

The SIART Project is structured with 4 components:

  • Component 1. Agribusiness and Infrastructure Investments
  • Component 2. Institutional Capacity Development
  • Component 3. Project Management
  • Component 4. Contingent Emergency Response Component

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Project Management Unit (PMU), is responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of the SIART Project.  The PMU will include resources to deliver SIART services activities, including work planning, reporting, budgeting and financial management, procurement, monitoring and evaluation, safeguards, capacity building and communication and provides progress reports, and financial reporting, in accordance with both Solomon Islands Government and World Bank requirements.

The PMU is seeking expression of interests from qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions:

Please contact the SIART Communications Officer – Mr Oligao Niniu on Phone Tel: 20003 or email for the Terms of Reference (TOR) for each of the positions.


ICO19 Finance Officer – Malaita Province MAL Auki
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Financial Management or Diploma in Finance with more than 5 years of experience
ICO08 Procurement Assistant PMU
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., engineering, procurement, law, finance, business administration, economics) or in lieu of a bachelor’s degree another relevant tertiary qualification as well as other relevant practical experience (minimum 3 years of recent and relevant procurement experience).
ICO11 Institutional Development Officer PMU
  • Masters Degree in Rural Development / Social Science / Sociology / etc., with 7 years of work experiences in Producer Organisation (PO) establishment
  • At least 5 years of project implementation experience on the PO formation and strengthening processes
  • At least 2-3 years of work experience in management of POs
ICO14 Social Safeguards Officer PMU
  • A bachelor’s degree in social science, planning, anthropology or similar relevant discipline.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in community consultations, impact assessment, data collection and analysis, and report writing at the policy level.
  • Demonstrated ability in effective project management is essential, including expertise in work planning, ability to work independently and in a team; effective at providing advice and output on time; and ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and experience in the agriculture and livestock sector is an advantage.


A copy of the RS Form 6 – Application for Employment Cover and the Terms of Reference (TOR) for each position are available and can be obtained from the Project Office at the Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock Services, 2nd Floor, SIPEU Building, Town Ground or send an email to:

Documents Required

  1. RS Form 6 – Application for Employment Solomon Islands Government Cover.
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  4. Two Reference letter- referees
  5. Certified copies of your latest qualification
Send your applications addressed to:
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock Services,
P O Box G13, Honiara.Hand deliver to:

SIART Project Office,
1st Floor, SIPEU Building, Town Ground, Honiara or
send by email to

Closing Date for all positions:
Tuesday 26th September 2023 @ 4:30pm


For all queries about the application process or the position/s please contact:

Name: Oligao Niniu
Phone: 20003





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Job CategoryFinance Officer, Institutional Development Officer, Procurement Officer, Social Safeguards Officer

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