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Vacancy Director Post

The Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden Foundation
Notice of Vacancy- Post of Director
 
The Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden Foundation, a statutory body operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as Director on a contract basis for a period of one year.
 
Salary
Rs 59,400 x 1800 - 68,400 x 2,400 - 73,200 (PRB 2013)
 
Qualifications
 
A
 
Cambridge Higher School Certificate or Passes in at least two subjects obtained on one certificate at the General Certificate of Education “Advanced level.”
 
B
 
A degree in Agriculture or Biology or Zoology or Botany or Forestry from a recognized institution
 
OR
 
Equivalent qualifications to A and B above acceptable to the Board
 
C
 
Candidates should also:
 
(i)
 
reckon at least five years’ experience in the fields of Agriculture, Botany or Forestry;
 
(ii)
 
have a sound knowledge of government policies and legislations relating to the conservation and protection of endemic flora and fauna;
 
(iii)
 
possess strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills;
 
(iv)
 
be familiar with modern trends and techniques in management; and
 
(v)
 
be computer literate
Note
 
Qualification at A above should have been obtained prior to qualification at B above. However, candidates who, as at 30 June 2003 , did not possess the qualification at A above, will also be considered provided they hold-
 
(a)
 
a Cambridge School Certificate or Passes obtained on one certificate at the General Certificate of Education “ Ordinary level” either (i) in five subjects including English Language with at least Grade C in any two subjects or (ii)in six subjects including English Language with at least Grade C in any one subject or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Board ; and
 
(b)
A Master’s Degree or postgraduate diploma from a recognized institution in one of the fields at B above or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Board
 
Qualification at (a) under ‘Note; should have been obtained prior to qualification at B above and at (b) under ‘Note’
 
Candidates should produce written evidence of experience claimed.
 
Role and Responsibilities
 
To be responsible for the execution of the policy of the Board and for the control and management of the day-to-day business of the Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden Foundation
Mode of Application
 
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications together with their curriculum vitae, and photocopies of their qualifications to the Chairperson of the Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden Foundation, Wooton, Eau Coulée. Application should reach the Chairperson not later than 15 00 hours on Monday 11 March 2013.
 
Application forms can be obtained at the Office of the Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden Foundation, Wooton, Eau Coulée or can be downloaded from its website http://valleedosterlog.gov.mu.
 
Further information regarding the post is available for consultation at the office of the Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden Foundation, Wooton, Eau Coulée and on the website http://valleedosterlog.gov.mu
 
The Board reserves the right to convene only the best qualified candidates for interview and does not bind itself to give any reason for the rejection of an application. The selected candidate will be called upon to work at Osterlog (in Le Val Region) located in the districts of Grand Port and Moka. The Board also reserves the right not to make any appointment following the present exercise.
 
The Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden Foundation
 
Date: 18 February 2013