The Papua New Guinea Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PNGEITI) is an entity established by the Government to promote transparency and accountability in the revenues it receives from mining and petroleum activities and how it spends. PNGEITI is part of a global initiative known as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

With the increase in the scope of operations, the PNGEITI National Secretariat is now seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following vacancies.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all international development partner (IDP) coordination, meetings, events, consultations and programs and projects, and maintenance of effective special projects and administrative files and records, joint coordination meetings and joint events and activities;
  • Initiate and develop project funding proposals, plan and manage external financial grants and budgeting activities in compliance with external donors and development partners’ requirements;
  • Coordinate and closely liaise with EITI international office, EITI Asia Pacific Regional office as well as other EITI countries on EITI implementation activities including global conference events, meetings, workshops, webinars, on-line meetings and other engagement programs;
  • Coordinate all PNGEITI membership subscriptions, international engagements, meetings, familiarise with the Requirements of the EITI Global Standard to ensure EITI implementation in PNG is consistent with the requirements of the EITI Standard;
  • Contribute to quarterly newsletter production, Annual Activity Reports, industry employment surveys and other reports and publications as required from time to time;
  • Assist in compiling, proof reading and undertaking quality checks and editorials on the financial reconciliation parts of PNGEITI reports, the newsletters and other reports and publications by the Secretariat; and
  • Perform such other duties as directed by the Head of Secretariat or a senior Secretariat staff.

Selection criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration, Business Communication Development Economics or other relevant related fields acceptable to the Secretariat
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience working in similar fields, preferably working with donors and development partners and international development programs and projects;
  • Excellent written and spoken English – should have good report writing skill and designing financial and project proposals;


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist implement and manage media and communications plans and strategy for the Secretariat;
  • Oversee the development and implementation of effective media/public relations activities and related management systems and processes;
  • Facilitate all PNGEITI information sessions, training, and follow-up sessions to include needed logistical, facilities, materials, promotion, confirmations, tracking, evaluation support or services
  • Ensure effective management of information flows between the Secretariat, the stakeholders, development partners, project consultants and other external stakeholders;
  • Draft articles, develop contents and new tools for the PNGEITI website and to ensure the website is regularly updated/upgraded, modernised and formatted, consistent with that of the EITI International Secretariat website;
  • Manage and develop PNGEITI’s internal and external communication tools, including intranet, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, posters, etc and any required contracting relationships with IT service providers;
  • Develop and implement regular PNGEITI outreach and roadshow programs including press releases, interviews and other external engagements in liaison with development partners and civil society organisations and industry companies; and
  • Responsible for maintaining and uploading PNGEITI products including; newsletters, reports, press releases, press releases, media statements, advertisements, articles and such other products onto the website on a regular basis as part of information dissemination to the public.

Selection criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Journalism, Communication, Marketing or other related fields
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience working in a communications, media or related field
  • Strong and proven experience with web and social media
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Tok Pisin
  • Experience with design, including Adobe, Desktop Publisher and Photoshop software
  • Strong communications and problem-solving skills



Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organising meetings and appointments and taking minutes of stakeholders and Secretariat meetings and keep records of meeting attendances;
  • Assist in reception, secretarial and administrative duties including; copying, scanning and binding documents for meetings and dissemination to stakeholders;
  • Organise logistics for duty travels for Secretariat staff and stakeholders for meetings, outreaches, consultations, roadshows and conferences;
  • Maintain files and records and other office procedures (e.g., timesheets);
  • Procure, purchase and manage Secretariat’s stationary, equipment and outreach and promotional materials; and
  • Assist Finance and Administration Officer on corporate or administrative tasks as required such as banking, IRC taxation, staff superannuation and general administration and financial matters.


Selection criteria:

  • Minimum of Diploma in office administration or related fields
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in general office administration
  • Proficient in English (both written and spoken)
  • Well-developed and demonstrated coordination, team building, problem solving skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (proficiency in relevant financial software is desirable).

Application Process:

Applications with copies of recent CVs containing details of three referees and educational qualifications can be hand delivered at the counter of the Treasury Building, Waigani Drive, or submitted electronically by filling the form:


Applications should be addressed to:

The Head of Secretariat

PNGEITI National Secretariat

PO Box 1907



For further details please contact Ms Naomi Puipui on Telephone 313 3772, or email Note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

Applications close at 4:30pm on 6th April, 2022.Bottom of Form


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