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Future Leaders Program nominations are open

Applications are now open to Port Moresby based public servants for the Future Leaders Program, which will commence on 9 April 2018 as part of the Pacific Leadership and Governance Precinct.

The Future Leaders Program offers leadership training that is tailor-made for the Papua New Guinea public sector.

  • Improve key public service skills, including leadership capabilities, strategic thinking and policy development.
  • A combination of skills-based training, peer-to-peer learning, participatory exercises, class discussions, academic course work and applied workplace projects.
  • A fully-funded, nine-month program with 3 x two-week residential learning blocks at the Pacific Institute of Leadership and Governance in Port Moresby.

For further information and application forms, please contact the Department of Personnel Management (DPM) through:

Mr Vele Ravugamini, Executive Manager – Executive Leadership Development Division –
Phone: 327 6326 or Email:

Ms Junelyn Veratau, Senior Executive Leadership Development Officer –
Phone: 327 6407 or Email:

Completed application forms and relevant documentation must be provided to DPM by Close of Business on Friday, 9 February 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

Selection criteria:

  1. Applicants must be permanent Public Servants occupying positions from Grade 10 – 14 from the Provinces and Grade 15 – 16 at the National level
  2. Have five years of relevant work experience, including mid–level management experience
  3. Recommended and supported by the Agency Heads to attend the program
  4. Have demonstrated leadership skills
  5. Possess a minimum of Grade 10 or Equivalent High School Qualification
  6. Grade 12 or Equivalent High School Qualification

Required documentation:

  • Completed application forms
  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing duties and responsibilities, demonstrating 5 years of relevant work experience including mid-level management experience.
  • Certified copies of academic certificates and transcript for all previous high school and university studies
  • A letter of recommendation from the Agency Head

Applications that do not include the required documentation will not be considered.