The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) formally the Office of Higher Education was created by the Higher Education (General Provisions) Act 2014 and is tasked to facilitate the development of the Higher and Technical Education sector in Papua New Guinea. Under the new legislation, the Department’s primary responsibility is to provide strategic leadership and direction for the sector towards achieving Vision 2050.

As a result of this development, the Department is now seeking highly qualified and experienced personnel to fill the following positions.

POSITION NUMBER  

DESIGNATION

SALARY GRADE
  OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY  
EXECUTIVE UNIT
DHEEX003 EXECUTIVE OFFICER 16
DHEEX013 MANAGER – AUDITS 16
STRATEGIC PLANNING
DHESPR019 COORDINATOR – MONITORING AND EVALUATION (PROJECTS) 14
DHESPR023 COORDINATOR – STATISTICS (NON UNIVERSITIES) 13
  OPERATIONS WING  
DHEOPS001 DEPUTY SECRETARY – OPERATIONS 19
QUALITY ASSURANCE
DHEOPS006 COORDINATOR (UNIVERSITIES) 14
DHEOPS012 MANAGER – PRIVATE PROVIDERS 15
TERTIARY ADMISSIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
DHEOPS018 MANAGER – TERTIARY STUDENT ADMISSION 15
DHEOPS029 SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER – UNIVERSITIES 12
DHEOPS031 COORDINATOR- NON UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS 14
CORPORATE SERVICES
DHEOCS001 EXECUTIVE MANAGER – CORPORATE SERVICES 17
DHEOCS048 SENIOR BUDGET OFFICER 14

Applicants must meet the Public Service minimum position and person specified qualifications. Job descriptions for positions can be obtained from the following contacts below;

All applications with relevant supporting references, updated resume/curriculum vitae and copies of certificates must be submitted in triplicate to;

Department of Higher Education, Research, Science & Technology
P.O.BOX 5117
BOROKO
National Capital District

Attention: Human Resource Manager

Any application that does not follow these requirements will be automatically rejected.

Applications close at 4:06pm on Friday 25th August 2017. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Editor’s note: A PDF version of the advertisement can be downloaded here.

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Jan Czuba

Jan Czuba

Fr. Jan is the acting Secretary for the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) and has vast experience in the sector.

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