Commission Staff Training Manual 2017-2018

There is an urgent need for capacity building of the Commission to ensure it is well prepared to conduct the next general election in 2019 and near future.The training and advice provided by PIANZEA and our regional and international partners will go a long way to achieve these expectations. The following link: Nauru Electoral Commission Staff Training Programme consists of the basic training details which will be required for the Commission’s capacity building.

Electoral Commission Communication Plan

The success of any election depends on the support of leaders and stakeholders and a good communication strategy needs to be in place foremost to ensure the public is aware of any electoral development as provided to them by the Commission. This Communication Plan serves as a guideline for the Electoral Commission to consider using the available resources at its disposal to increase awareness of our democratic  electoral systems. Please see attached link: Electoral Commission Communication Plan 2017 for further details.

Job vacancy: Nauru Electoral Commission. Position – Administrative assistant. Closes 12 Jan 2017 before 5pm.

On behalf of the Nauru Electoral Commission


The Electoral Commission is looking for a competent and reliable Administrative Assistant to support the Office of the Electoral Commissioner.  The interested applicant must be willing to work extra hours and committed to the work and integrity of the Commission. Preferably, a mature and experienced individual with multitasking skills and team player who shows professionalism and responsibility.


Position: Administrative Assistant

Section: Office of the Electoral Commissioner

Job Type Classification: Contract


Job Description: Directly responsible to the Electoral Commissioner for the following:

  • Manage and schedule appointments including coordinating meetings, workshops, etc.
  • Prepare typing of correspondences, documents, reports, etc. for the Commissioner.
  • Support the Commission’s meetings including drafting minutes of meetings.
  • Arrange and communicate agendas and all correspondences
  • Ensure the safe and proper keeping of confidential electronic documents including cataloging of hard copies in the Commission’s library.
  • Create action list for management staff from meetings.
  • Attend to specific assigned tasks related to the election process.


  • A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in an office setting.
  • Computer literate in MS Office (Word; Excel; PowerPoint; Publisher) including database, email and internet;
  • In-depth knowledge of office management and
  • Familiarity with basic research methods and reporting techniques;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills;
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities;
  • Integrity and confidentiality;
  • Diploma in business administration or relative field, but not essential;
  • Able to meet deadlines and work with minimum supervision;



  • High School Diploma
  • Post-secondary education in business, computers, or office management is an asset


Closing Date

5pm, 12th January, 2017.

Send Cover letter; CV and support documents to corinnejoram.1905@gmail.com