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Solomon Islands Labour Mobility – Policy Adviser


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RFx ID : 19113393
Tender Name : Solomon Islands Labour Mobility – Policy Adviser
Reference # : WPG-0100330
Open Date : Monday, 9 October 2017 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 30 October 2017 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Registration of Interest (ROI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 80101500 - Business and corporate management consultation services
  • 80101600 - Project management
  • 80161500 - Management support services
  • 93121600 - International relations and cooperation
  • 93141500 - Social development and services
  • 93141800 - Employment
  • 93141900 - Rural development
  • 93142000 - Urban development
  • 93142100 - Regional development
  • 93151500 - Public administration
  • 93171500 - Trade policy
  • 93171600 - International trade
  • International
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Rebecca Wilson
+64 4 917 9270
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

Solomon Islands Labour Mobility – Policy Adviser

• Initial 12-months full-time (230 working days) residential in Honiara
• Working within the Solomon Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade
• New Zealand Government development assistance programme
• January 2018 start date (or as soon as possible)

The New Zealand Government has partnered with the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) to provide technical assistance to help strengthen the capacity of the Labour Mobility Unit (LMU) within the Solomon Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET). The Solomon Islands Labour Mobility policy adviser will work closely with MFAET and LMU staff, the Solomon Islands Labour Division of the Ministry of Commerce, and other stakeholders.The key focus of this role is to:

• Build a comprehensive understanding of the wider labour mobility policy context including the barriers to Solomon Islands participation through familiarisation with existing Solomon Islands labour mobility policies/strategies/practices and regional capacity
building support initiatives.
• Review the capacity of the LMU and make recommendations to strengthen the unit’s performance based on a clear identification of roadblocks and an informed view of current operations.
• Facilitate a comprehensive consultation process with stakeholders to inform the development of the National Labour Mobility Policy Framework.
• Mentor and train officials in the LMU and MFAET to improve administration processes to reduce some of the barriers for employers recruiting Solomon Islanders, including a review of the private recruitment agent model and licensing requirements.
• Coordinate and strengthen the labour mobility stakeholder network through the development and implementation of a stakeholder engagement plan to promote Solomon Islands’ labour mobility proposition.

A further up to 12-month extension of this assignment is possible and may be considered if required. For the full advertisement and role description - please log into GETS to view the two PDF attachments to this notice. Hudson Global Resources has been engaged to manage this procurement process. Please refer all correspondence, queries or requests for more information to:

Rebecca Wilson
Associate Director, Hudson, Wellington, New Zealand
Cell: +64 21 429 154

Awarded Status

This tender has been completed.

Further information:
Contract awarded to Barbara Wilkinson on the 01/02/2018

Completion date: Friday, 23 February 2018 8:45 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)