ACFID jobs

Working at ACFID is much more than just a job - it’s a chance to join a community of like-minded individuals working together to end world poverty and injustice.

All applications should consist of a completed Application for Employment Form, Resume and Statement against the Selection Criteria.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please send your full application for the available role to [email protected] by the nominated time and date outlined in the job vacancy announcements below.

Current Vacancies


Learning and Innovation Lead – Permanent Full-time, Canberra based

ACFID is the peak body for Australian non-government organisations involved in international development and humanitarian action. Our purpose is to lead and unite our members in action for a just, equitable and sustainable world.

ACFID has an exciting full-time opportunity for a dynamic and results-driven professional to lead a dedicated team of learning and innovation experts.  In collaboration with team members, subject-matter experts and key stakeholders, you will enable ACFID’s member agencies and their staff to enhance their capabilities, improve their performance and adapt their strategy and models to ensure they remain relevant and effective in the fight against poverty, inequality and injustice.

You will lead on:
• developing ACFID’s approach to learning and innovation.
• designing and continuously improving our suite of platforms, methods and tools which enhance learning and innovation.
• designing and delivering creative learning solutions to business-critical issues. 

You will have:
• An extensive understanding of contemporary approaches to learning and innovation
• A demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo, introduce new ideas and develop innovative solutions
• An aptitude for critical analysis, reflection, learning and adaptation.
• A demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with and influence a diverse set of stakeholders

ACFID offers a base salary of $81,386 to $83,344 per annum (which includes a fringe benefits concession of $15,900) plus 9.5% superannuation.

Please send your application including a completed Application for Employment Form, a statement addressing the competencies outlined in the Position Description and a current Resume to [email protected] or post to Private Bag 3, Deakin ACT 2600. 

Applications will close at 5pm on Thursday 30 March. You must be already eligible to work in Australia. For further information, please contact Chris Adams on (02) 6285 1816.

 

Policy and Advocacy Support Officer – part-time 0.5 FTE

  • Do you have an understanding of the key issues in the aid and development sector?

  • Do you enjoy working in fast-paced team environments?

  • Do you have experience managing logistics and coordination activities?

  • Do you have demonstrated ability to research and write succinctly and accurately on complex topics?

Located in Canberra, the Australian Council for International Development is the peak body for Australian non-government organisations involved in international development and humanitarian action. Our vision is a world where gross inequality within societies and between nations is reversed and extreme poverty is eradicated.

ACFID has an exciting part-time opportunity within the Policy and Advocacy team. Within the ACFID Secretariat, the Policy and Advocacy Support Officer supports the work of the Policy and Advocacy Team on key initiatives, including ACFID’s work on thematic policy issues; preparation for consultations and engagements between ACFID Members and external stakeholders, including DFAT, and regular reactive work in response to media or other opportunities.

This position is offered on an initial 1 year part-time contract with potential to extend.

ACFID offers a base salary between $54,297-71,621 per annum (pro-rata) depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. (which includes a fringe benefits concession of $15,900) plus 9.5% superannuation.

Please send your application including a completed Application for Employment Form, a statement addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the position description and a current Resume to [email protected] or post to Private Bag 3, Deakin ACT 2600. Applications will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 26 March You must be already eligible to work in Australia. For further information, please contact Joanna Pradela on 02 6285 1816.

 

Development Economics Advisor – part-time 0.5 FTE

  • Do you have an understanding of the financing trends and issues relevant to the aid and development sector?
  • Do you enjoy working in fast-paced team environments?
  • Do you have experience in development position statements, submission, publication and briefs and developing and implementing advocacy strategies?
  • Do you have an ability to communicate complex information in ways that can be understood by non-technical audiences?

Located in Canberra, the Australian Council for International Development is the peak body for Australian non-government organisations involved in international development and humanitarian action. Our vision is a world where gross inequality within societies and between nations is reversed and extreme poverty is eradicated.

ACFID has an exciting part-time opportunity within the Policy and Advocacy team. Within the ACFID Secretariat, the Development Finance and Economics Advisor leads the formulation of, and advocacy on, development financing policy and positions, in line with ACFID’s vision, mission and values and in support of the development financing commitments Australia has made within the 2030 Agenda and the 2015 Paris Agreement.

This position is offered on an initial 1 year part-time contract with view to permanency.

ACFID offers a base salary between $71,621-83,344 per annum (pro-rata) depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. (which includes a fringe benefits concession of $15,900) plus 9.5% superannuation. Please send your application including a completed Application for Employment Form, a statement addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the position description and a current Resume to [email protected] or post to Private Bag 3, Deakin ACT 2600. Applications will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 26 March You must be already eligible to work in Australia. For further information, please contact Joanna Pradela on 02 6285 1816.

 

Consultancy for Mid-Term Review of the Research for Development Impact Network program

The Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network works in partnership with ACFID to deliver access to diverse research expertise in international development, broker partnerships between acedemia and NGOs, and build capacity for effective and ethical resesarch practice.

The RDI Network is seeking to engage an external consultant(s) to complete a short-term consultancy to undertake an in-depth strategic review of its current three-year program progress to date. The consultant(s) will produce a formal review report, capturing insights and offering clear recommendations for the second phase of the program. The purpose of this review is to examine the progress made against the work plan indicated in the program proposal, including progress against outcomes as well as activities. The review will also be used to gather lessons learned, update the program, and encourage further engagement with stakeholders.

Interested applicants should read the full Terms of Reference and application details, prior to submitting an Expression of Interest to Philippa Smales [email protected], by COB 11 April.

 


Casual Register

Are you interested in working with ACFID? From time to time we have a requirement for casual staff for short-term administrative work in our Secretariat in Canberra. If you would like to be contacted about future opportunities, please complete the ACFID Employment Application Form and send it with your resume to recruitment@acfid.asn.au.