VANUATU PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT (VPMU)
NEW ZEALAND AID PROGRAM (NZAID)
The Vanuatu Project Management Unit (VPMU), established under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), is a dedicated unit for managing large and nationally significant projects with allocation of budget and core staff. Currently, VPMU is managing projects with a combined estimated cost of more than US$120 million including the Port Vila Urban Development Project (PVUDP), the Vanuatu Inter-island Shipping Support Project (VISSP), and the Port Vila Lapetasi International Multi-purpose Wharf Development Project (PVLIMWDP). VPMU is also likely to manage the implementation of the proposed Vanuatu Tourism Infrastructure Project (VTIP). The VPMU Steering Committee provides guidance and direction for projects managed by VPMU. The Director of VPMU is responsible for day to day management of the projects supported by VPMU staff, project consultants and the implementing agencies.