Salary: $88,949 to $100,015 per annum + 15.4% employer super contribution
The AIFFP is seeking energetic 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 lender 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, 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 professionals with experience in infrastructure, financing, and international development from the private sector, not for profit, public or academic sectors. Successful candidates will have strong cross-culture skills and services capabilities.
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
• Procurement support.
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
Investment and Implementation Team:
Our ideal candidate will have strong research and analytical abilities to undertake project/program financial data and/or risk analysis. You will be able to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders and exceptional written abilities. You will need to experience in project/program management or complex administration, preferably in the infrastructure sector; investment banking, finance, economic modelling; and/or risk management. A qualification in engineering, construction, commerce, or law is desirable (but not required).
Impact and Safeguards Team:
Our ideal candidate will have a foundation in environmental and social safeguards. You will be able to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders and write effectively for different audiences and purposes. You will need to demonstrate experience in at least one of the following sectors:
• disaster and climate resilient programming
• empowering women, poor and excluded communities, and people living with disability through infrastructure development
• quality assurance and infrastructure advisory support, and/or
• risk management in complex aid programs.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Communications team:
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning:-
Our ideal candidate will need to demonstrate their experience in MEL and development programming or an interest in building your capabilities in this area. You will have strong attention to detail and an interest in working with data. Familiarity with aid management systems is desirable.
Our ideal candidate will be experience in communicating with a broad range of stakeholders and writing effectively for different audiences and purposes. You will have held a similar role or worked previously as a professional writer.
Procurement Support Team:
Our ideal candidate will be passionate about achieving quality procurement outcomes that delivers sustainable and resilient infrastructure for the Pacific. You understand the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and have experience in engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders. A qualification in Government procurement is desirable as is experience managing Commonwealth panels and familiarity with AusTender and other procurement and financial management systems.
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.