OVERSEAS SPECIFIC VACANCY INFORMATION
VACANCY Director of Tourism
COUNTRY & LOCATION St Helena
SALARY £45,000 - £65,000 per annum taxable in St Helena
SHG will make a pension contribution of 7.5% per annum (paid into a local bank account) to enable the
successful candidate to make or maintain pension arrangements.
The following allowances may also be payable. These rates are subject to review during the appointment.
They can go up or down and may change before the appointment commences. All allowances including
pension are exempt from income tax.
COST OF LIVING (Allowance per annum) Single £ 4,246
Couple £ 5,820
1 eligible child at Post £ 3,648
Each other eligible child at Post £ 699
SHG will provide an allowance of up to £500 per month for rented accommodation.
SHG will make a contribution of up to £500 per quarter for Utilities.
RELOCATION ALLOWANCE Start End
2/3 at start
1/3 at end of appointment Single £ 2000 £ 1000
Couple £ 2700 £ 1300
Each child £ 260 £ 140
This is a single fixed rate payment to help with the additional expenses you will incur when you go
abroad. The pattern of these expenses varies from person to person and family to family. This is a non-
accountable allowance, i.e. you don’t have to provide receipts that are intended to cover a variety of costs
buying/replacing household equipment;
losses on household goods that cannot be shipped;
legal fees for drawing up leases on existing property;
setting up home in a new location;
relocating back to your home country
insurance cost on shipping personal effects
Up to £1,600 can be made available for storage and insurance on storage of personal effects.
Transportation of Personal Effects will be met up to a limit of £5,000 at the start and end of the contract.
3 years fixed term contract.
LEAVE & TRAVEL
An entitlement to 30 days leave per annum, inclusive of overseas leave. Fare-paid travel will be paid by
SHG at the start and end of contract and after every 12 months for the employee plus dependants
(spouse plus 3 children). Travel days from/to home country to/from St Helena are concessionary and is
not count against annual leave days. Travel will be economy class for flights and T2H or equivalent on
the RMS St Helena depending on availability of berths.
EXPECTED DATE OF APPOINTMENT ASAP
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 25 June 2012