Manager Communications

  • USP
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Nov 09, 2019
Full time Teaching, Education & Training

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

Strategic Partnerships, Advancement and Communications - LDM030

The Opportunity

The Strategic Partnerships. Advancement and Communications Section within the Vice-Chancellor's Office is looking for a highly qualified individual for the position of Manager Communications. The appointee will report to the Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, Advancement and Communications and provide support to him/her in accomplishing the communication accountabilities for the University. The core responsibilities of the Manager Communications are development/implementation — of communication strategy and annual communication plan which serves the changing dynamics of the University and that create opportunities for the future growth of student enrolment by enhancing the profile of the University. The position has supervisory responsibilities and the incumbent is required to work very closely with other Managers and senior staff within the Strategic Partnerships, Advancement and Communications section and across the University in a collaborative manner.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position. applicants must have:

  • Postgraduate qualification or progress towards Postgraduate qualification in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations or related fields and extensive experience in communications and public relations, preferably in a higher education environment: or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training:
  • Knowledge of higher education administration, public and media relations, strategic communications, project management, budget and staff management requirement; familiarity with business computing, websites and electronic presentation media is also important:
  • Experience in writing speeches and profiles;
  • Experience with Press-production: 
  • Knowledge of social media networking tools.



The position is available for a term of 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.

Salary Range: Level 3 FJ $66,521 to FJ $81,491 per annum
Enquiries: Ms. Lolohea Hawili, Executive Assistant:tel: (679) 3232148; email:

How to apply

Candidates may use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at

Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources
Office; tel: (679) 3232072; email: or

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.

Closing date for applications: 8 December 2019

Job Functions

Communications and PR


Education & Training  



Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only