MFEM Vacancies

CEO Division

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Revenue Management Division


The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) is seeking a leadership professional for the position of Treasurer, Revenue Management Division (RMD). who will report directly to the Financial Secretary.

The ideal candidate will be a strong, influential leader with:

  • an understanding of Cook Islands tax and customs system and a passion for improving community outreach and the ability to demonstrate cultural awareness in all their actions; 
  • excellent stakeholder relationship skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the private sector and Government agencies to provide an exceptional client experience and deliver contemporary, professional and efficient outcomes; 
  • the ability to inspire and develop the people they lead, by managing performance and actively seeking relevant development opportunities and promoting a culture of continuous improvement; and
  • sound understanding of the nature and operations of the public sector, and strong communications skills

We offer a competitive remuneration package including allowances and superannuation, plus relocation costs.

To obtain more information, including position description and remuneration, or the application process, please go to the MFEM website or email Apply in writing to the Financial Secretary with CV and email to

Applications close at 3.00pm Friday 25 August 2017.

Development Coordination Division


Applicants are sought for the post of Development Programme Manager (DPM). This is a full time, permanent role sitting within the Development Coordination Division (DCD) of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.

The DPM will be responsible for providing technical advice to government ministries and other stakeholders on development funded programmes. This is an excellent career opportunity as you will be involved in programmes of national importance, driving improved outcomes for the progression of the Cook Islands.

Extensive collaboration with a wide range of government, private sector and NGO’s is a key element to the position. Likewise, the DPM will work with cross functional teams to ensure that programmes are planned, delivered, monitored and evaluated within a strategic framework over a sustained period.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Proven experience in the Development field;
  • Planning and organisational skills and experience;
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and manage partnerships with donors, government counterparts, the private sector and civil society;
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing development initiatives, policies and programmes; and
  • Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.

The Development Coordination Division is a dynamic environment with a focus on outcomes and delivery. We offer flexibility and a team atmosphere where your career development is taken seriously.

To view the job description click JD-Development Programme Manager.

To apply address your CV and covering letter to:
      Lavinia Tama
      DCD Manager

Applications for this position close 4:00pm Monday, 14th August 2017.

Treasury Operations Division

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Statistics Division

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