Vacancy – Commissioner Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (‘FICAC’)

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Vacancy – Commissioner Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (‘FICAC’)

Application number: 17/2024

Application closes: 28/06/2024


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Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the position of the Commissioner of FICAC (‘Commissioner’).

Key Responsibilities
In accordance with section 115(10) of the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji (‘Constitution’) the Commissioner has the following powers in relation to all FICAC staff:

(a) appoint persons to FICAC;
(b) remove persons from FICAC; and
(c) take disciplinary action against persons of FICAC.

Under section 115(11) of the Constitution, the Commissioner has the authority to determine
all matters pertaining to the employment of all staff in FICAC, including –
(a) the terms and conditions of employment;
(b) the qualification requirements for appointment and the process to be followed for appointment, which must be an open, transparent and competitive selection based on merit;
(c) the salaries, benefits and allowances payable, in accordance with its budget as approved by Parliament; and
(d) the total establishment or the total number of staff that are required to be appointed, in accordance with the budget as approved by Parliament.

The Commissioner is also responsible for the preparation and implementation of the FICAC strategic plan, including the annual corporate plan and the annual budget. The Commissioner must ensure that such plans incorporate detailed financial and physical operating needs of the FICAC to secure sufficient and timely resources from the Government.

Preferred Qualifications
To be appointed as the Commissioner, applicants must: –
(a) be currently admitted as a legal practitioner in Fiji and have 15 years post admission experience and should possess knowledge, skills and experience in a similar field;
(b) have two to three (2-3) years of people management or supervisory experience leading teams;
(c) possess formal degree qualification in a relevant field from a recognised University is highly desirable;
(d) demonstrate the ability to think strategically and must be willing to work towards ensuring that the FICAC is recognised as an accountable and transparent organisation;
(e) have relevant skills and expertise to manage staff, resources with sensitivity and integrity, and possess the appropriate leadership skills to manage and lead the FICAC to deliver and achieve a standard of excellence;
(f) have proven ability to manage relationships with all relevant stakeholders of FICAC; and
(g) not have any criminal records or Independent Legal Services Commission conviction.

Appointment
Pursuant to section 5(1) of the FICAC Act 2007 the Commissioner is appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Judicial Services Commission, following consultation by the Judicial Services Commission with the Attorney-General.
An attractive salary remuneration package shall be offered to the selected candidate.

Application Process
To apply and be eligible for consideration, applicants must submit the following documents:

(a) Application Letter (which should include: telephone/ mobile numbers, e-mail address and
postal address);
(b) Curriculum Vitae;
(c) Copies of Academic Certificates and Degrees;
(d) Certificate of Admission to the Bar;
(e) Certificate of Good Standing (From Legal Practitioners Unit or equivalent organisation);
(f) Certificate of Citizenship or Passport bio data page or birth certificate;
(g) Passport size photo; and
(h) Two Referees

Submission
Applications must be submitted by 4 pm on Friday, 28 June 2024. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by email to crsofficefiji@gmail.com.

OR hand delivered to the following address:

The Secretary
Judicial Services Commission
Chief Registrar’s Office [High
Court]
Level 3
Government Buildings
Suva, Fiji

Tel: (679) 321-1481
Fax: (679) 330-0674
Web: www.judiciary.gov.fj
Email: crsofficefiji@gmail.com
P.O. Box 2215
Government Buildings
Suva

 

 


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