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Tertiary Students Encouraged to Apply As Ministry Prepare Data Collection From Informal Settlements

You will will be responsible for collecting and analysing data, preparing reports and assisting the Ministry in conducting house numbering in these informal settlements.
29 Dec 2021 16:17
Tertiary Students Encouraged to Apply As Ministry Prepare Data Collection From Informal Settlements
An aerial photo shows the number of illegal structures in the Wailea informal settlement in Suva on January 7, 2021. Photo: Leon Lord

The Ministry of Housing and Community Development (Ministry) invites Expressions of Interest from interested individuals (including current tertiary students) to assist the Ministry in the collection of household data from informal settlements in Fiji.

 

Background

The Ministry is currently updating its Household Database for informal settlements in Fiji.

The purpose of this exercise is to collect data on the number and nature of house structures, population and economic status of families living in these informal settlements.

 

Scope

The first phase of development in these informal settlements is to update the database for Twenty Four (24) informal settlements that are within Development Leases under the Ministry in the Central, Western and Northern Divisions.

Successful applicants will be responsible for collecting and analysing data, preparing reports and assisting the Ministry in conducting house numbering in these informal settlements.

 

Training and Resources

Applicants should be familiar with digital data collection tools.

The Ministry will provide further on-the-job training, required tools (including tablets) and transport.

 

Duration: Two months commencing from February 01, 2022.

 

Person Specification:

• A go-getter with the willingness to learn

• Good communication skills

• Good team player

• Possess a friendly attitude

• A passion to meet people

• Fully vaccinated

 

How to Apply: Applicants are encouraged to apply online through Ministry’s Website – www.housing.gov.fj

Applications by Post:

Permanent Secretary for Housing & Community Development,

PO Box 2130, Government Buildings,

Suva, Fiji

 

Applications Delivered:

Korobasaga House, 33 Gorrie Street, Suva, Fiji

 

Applications close on Friday, 14 January 2022 at 4:00 pm (late applications will not be considered).

Write to the Ministry’s friendly Human Resource team at  jale.vakatale@govnet.gov.fj for any assistance with your application.



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