Salary: $73,162 – $86,207 per annum + 15.4% employer super contribution
The AIFFP is seeking energetic and motivated individuals to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment delivering quality infrastructure projects at the nexus of Australia’s foreign policy and international development agenda in the Pacific and Timor-Leste. You will contribute to cementing Australia’s reputation as a regional partner of choice, financing quality and inclusive infrastructure.
You will be eager to work in a high-performing team brought together by the department from a range of professional backgrounds, including investment bankers, financing and development experts, and public servants. We are looking for individuals who are results driven while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. The AIFFP is an inclusive and supportive workplace that values contributions from all perspectives.
We are seeking individuals with foundation or demonstrated willingness to quickly learn, in infrastructure, financing, and/or international development from the private sector, not for profit, public or academic sectors, with strong cross-cultural people skills, a service mentality, willingness to travel and demonstrated capabilities to work in several roles.
Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack for further information as multiple vacancies are available across the following teams.
• Investment and Implementation
• Impact and Safeguards
• Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Communications
• Corporate and Procurement.
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
Investment and Implementation Team:
Our ideal candidates will need a positive and can-do attitude. You will have exceptional client focus, clear writing, sound judgement, and be able to think strategically. You will require experience in project management, or complex administration, preferable in infrastructure sectors such as energy, transport, and/or climate sectors, highly desirable. A qualification in engineering, construction design/management, disaster resilience/climate science, commerce or economics is beneficial (but not required).
Impact and Safeguards Team:
Our ideal candidates will have remarkable research and attention to detail. You will have excellent written communications skills, which is tailored to a diverse audience. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the development programming, familiarity with aid management systems and processes. A qualification in Social or Environmental Sciences is desirable.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Communications Team:
Our ideal candidates will be motivated to become proficient in collecting and analysing data from complex MEL frameworks to demonstrate the impact of infrastructure investments, and to translate for a wider audience. You will have exceptional writing, coordination, time-management skills, and relevant work experience.
Corporate and Procurement Team:
Our ideal candidates will be passionate about achieving quality procurement outcomes, and/or an interest in build your capability in this area. You will have excellent attention to detail, record keeping, data processing, and an interest in building your finance management and due diligence skills. Qualification is Government procurement or contracting is desirable.
This recruitment process will be used to fill current vacancies as well as those that arise in the associated Divisions over the coming 18 months.
You need to be an Australian citizen to apply, and you will need to hold, or be able to hold, a security clearance at Negative Vetting Level 2 (NV2).
FURTHER INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY
Please visit the DFAT Careers website to view further details of the opportunities and to submit an application by Sunday 15th January 2023 at 11:30pm AEDT.