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4327 MIA Policy Legislation Officer 13 - 26 March 2018



Policy and Legislation Officer

The Ministry of Internal Affairs invites applications for the vacant position in its Women Affairs division:

Post Title:  Policy and Legislation Officer

Placed at:  Band J of the Public Service Band Structure (TOP 39,300.00 per annum)

Job Purpose

  • To ensure that the Women’s Affairs Division achieves its objectives by providing legal advice to the Ministry, Council and Advisory Bodies, on the implementation, monitoring, evaluations and reviews of legislation and national, regional and international plans and commitments, on women’s empowerment and gender equality.


  • 3 years minimum at a senior legal position, gender, policy or related fieldExtensive knowledge of public policy and legislation.  Bachelor in Law (LLB) or any related field.  Desirably, a Masters in Law, Public Policy Social Science or any related field. Ability to convey ideas analytically and clearly in both Tongan and English (written and spoken).

All applications must be accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae, two reference letters (including one from current employer), and certified copies of academic transcripts.

Interested public servants are required to submit endorsement of their respective Chief Executive Officers.

Applications to be addressed to:

Acting Chief Executive Officer for Internal Affairs
Taufa’ahau Road

and to be received no later than 4.30pm on 26th March 2018.

For further clarification or obtaining a copy of the Job Description, please email etongotea [at] mia [dot] gov [dot] to or call 771 6336.