Application for Administrative Officer

The Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency (MARENA), operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities, is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the following position on contract basis for two years:

Administrative Officer- on contract basis for two years


A.     Candidates should possess –

 (i)   a degree in Public Administration and/or Management or Law from a recognised institution or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Board.


  (ii)   a pass at the Final Examinations of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

B.       Candidates should also –

    (i)    reckon at least two years’ experience in a senior administrative/managerial position;

   (ii)   possess effective communication skills and interpersonal skills;

   (iii)   have the ability to lead others, to promote teamwork and exercise accordingly;

   (iv)    be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; and

    (v)   be computer literate.

Candidates should produce written evidence of experience/knowledge claimed.


Role and Responsibilities:

Mode of Application:

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

The candidate will be responsible, amongst others, to:

1. To be in charge of the Administration Division of the Agency and to be responsible for its day-to-day management.

2. To assist in formulating, in line with rules and regulations and best practices, administrative procedures and policies for the Agency and ensuring compliance thereof.

3.  To act as Secretary to the Board.

4.  To make arrangements of all meetings for the Board and other sub-committees.

5.  To represent the Agency on Boards and committees, as and when required.

6. To formulate and direct the implementation of plans and policies relating to industrial relations, discipline, health and safety and staff welfare, etc.

7.   To act as mentor and to provide on-the-job training to new recruits in the Administration Division.

8.   To liaise with the Agency’s Legal Adviser on all legal issues.

9. To prepare agendas, minutes, reports of Board meetings and other sub-committees and to ensure their safe custody and follow up on decisions taken by the Board.

10. To establish proper administrative and control procedures throughout the Agency and to ensure compliance thereto.

11. To promote and participate in the organisation of programmes, functions and activities aiming at enhancing organisational efficiency and awareness.

12. To be responsible for the timely coordination, editing and publication of the Annual Report of the Board.

13. To provide assistance and support to the general office management.

14. To organise and facilitate meetings, conferences and other special events; coordinate and attend committee meetings, and participate in committee discussions, as appropriate.

15.  To use ICT in the performance of his duties.

16. To perform such other duties directly related to the main duties   listed above or related to the delivery of the output and results expected from the Administrative Officer in the roles ascribed to him.