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Estates and Infrastructure Coordinator

Tonga Campus

Position Number: TCT035

The Opportunity

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is one of two regional universities in the world and is the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. We are supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. The University of the South Pacific invites suitably qualified applicants for the Estates & Infrastructure Coordinator position.

The Estates & Infrastructure Coordinator is expected to provide leadership and supervision of the Estates and Infrastructure team based at Tonga Campus. The Coordinator has roles in ensuring maintenance operations (construction, plumbing, electrical, drainage), building insurance and engineering certifications, leave management, renewal of service level agreements and ensure that campus facilities are efficiently managed. The Coordinator will ensure the highest possible level in service delivery in terms of managed Estates and Infrastructure, OHS, ensuring at all times that University requirements are followed. The Coordinator is also responsible for the management of all staff within the Estates & Infrastructure department, covering grounds, security and cleaning personnel.

The Person we Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

  • A Degree in relevant discipline (Property and Facilities Management, Construction Management, Project Management, Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent) with two years of subsequent relevant experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of maintenance and/or construction industry gained through on-the-job experience and/or formal training;
  • Demonstrated experience in compiling and presenting technical and other reports;
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision of staff.

Enquiries and further information: Ms. Melefue Puloka, Human Resources Officer, Tonga Campus, Email: Phone: + (676) 29055 

The position is available for a term of three years and may be renewed by mutual agreement. 

Salary Range

  • TOP$33,153 to TOP$38,843 per annum   

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is: 29 March 2023

How to Apply

Click the Apply button to apply for this position online.

The advertisement criteria is available on our University website ( under Employment Opportunities.

Please include the following documents in your application: Academic Credentials/Transcripts, Cover letter clearly addressing key Selection Criteria and Resume with names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor. Referees will only be contacted if you are selected.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

USP is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. USP encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.