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Annual Report 2022-23

Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability


ACFID is the peak body for Australian NGOs involved in international development and humanitarian action.


ACFID works and engages with a range of strategic partners in addition to our members.


ACFID is governed by its Board, ACFID Council, and various expert and governance committees.


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Conference 2023

disruptive dynamics, inspired ideas

18-19 October 2023

Meet our Members

The ACFID membership is comprised of Australian NGOs that actively work in the international aid and development sector.

Become a member

Joining ACFID means joining an experienced and powerful mix of like-minded organisations committed to good international development practice.

Membership types & fees

ACFID has two types of organisational membership: Full Membership and Affiliate Membership.

State of the Sector

The State of the Sector Report provides a comprehensive and robust analysis of the state of the Australian aid and development sector.

NGO Aid Map

ACFID’s NGO Aid Map allows the Australian public and stakeholders to explore the work of ACFID Members around the world.

Development Practice Committee

The DPC is an expert advisory group of development practitioners leading good practice within the sector.

Our Focus

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Federal Budget 23-24 Analysis

Facts and figures on how aid is presented in this year’s annual budget

Strategic Plan

ACFID prioritises a robust response to climate change and pressure on civil society in developing countries, as well as other key priorities.

Emergency Aid

ACFID Members provide vital life-saving assistance in the immediate aftermath of an emergency.

Climate Change

Action on climate change is one of ACFID’s highest priorities, as it is an existential threat to humanity and our development.

Civil Society

Civil societies are a cornerstone of regional stability and ensure that the voices of the marginalised are heard.

Supporting NGOS

Supporting NGOs as Valuable Partners.

Inclusive & locally led development

Walking the talk on inclusive development.

Humanitarian Action

Taking humanitarian action for those in greatest need.

Elevating Development

Elevating Development to the Heart of Australia’s International Engagement.


Improving standards, practice and culture to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Code of Conduct

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2022-23 ACFID Code of Conduct Review

The ACFID Code of Conduct is periodically reviewed to ensure it continues to reflect good practice and the needs of ACFID and its members.

Code of Conduct

The Code is a voluntary, self-regulatory industry code of good practice.

About the Code

Find out more about the Code of Conduct and how it operates.

Good Practice Toolkit

Overview and practical resources, and examples to support the implementation of the Code.

Spotlight on the Code

Provides a thematic ‘deep dive’ into each of the nine Quality Principles in the Code


This section outlines the responsibility to be taken by each Member to ensure compliance with the Code.

Complaints Handling

How to make a complaint and information on the Code’s independent mechanism to address concerns relating to an ACFID Members’ conduct.

Other Standards

Mapping the Code with other professional standards and principles in the humanitarian and aid sector in Australia and internationally

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Disaster Ready Coordinator, Program Delivery Unit

CARE Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: ACT | Australia | Any Major City | Remote / Work From Home | VIC
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About CARE Australia 

CARE Australia supports women around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We work in partnership with local communities to provide equal opportunities for women that they have long been denied: the ability to earn an income, gain access to their fair share of resources, to lead and participate in decisions that affect their lives, and to be able to withstand the increasing impacts of climate disasters and other crises.

CARE Australia is a member of the CARE International confederation. We strive for a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

About the Department 

The International Programs and Operations Department (IPO) comprises four units: Business Development, Capability and Impact, Pacific Partnership, and Program Delivery. 

The Department is responsible for the efficient and effective management of Australian funded programs which are delivered primarily in Asia Pacific by a range of CARE International Country Offices and other partners. Programs for which the Department is responsible include both development programs and humanitarian and emergency programs.

The Department ensures that programs are well designed, assists partners to operationalise quality guidelines and provides technical expertise to support program delivery. The Department regularly monitors program implementation and takes management action to ensure program delivery is satisfactory, contractual obligations are met and development gains are achieved. The Department builds and maintains relationships with key institutional donors to secure funding. To fulfill accountability requirements, the Department analyses program outcomes, provides reports to donors and publishes analysis and evaluations to demonstrate the impact of funded programs, enabling program knowledge to be leveraged at scale by CARE Australia and others in the sector.

About Disaster READY

Disaster READY is a disaster preparedness and resilience program implemented through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership. It represents the Australian Government’s largest-ever investment in disaster preparedness in the region and sees AHP partners delivering locally-led programs through their networks in Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste.

About the Role

The Disaster READY Coordinator provides coordination and oversight for CARE Australia’s Disaster READY initiative, including contract management services and financial & administrative support to CARE Australia’s international programs and supports in program management to ensure that programs:

  • are implemented in a timely, proportionate, accountable and effective manner, 
  • meet the objectives and requirements of relevant CARE Australia and CARE International strategies, policies, standards and guidelines, and
  • are coordinated with and supportive of the work of CARE Country Offices, other CI Members and CARE partners.

The role provides grant management coordination and support to CARE Australia.  In liaison with Portfolio Coordinators and Senior Program Officers, this position will support relationships with CARE Country Offices, DFAT, counterparts across the sector, and other strategic stakeholders. 

CARE is a social justice organisation. We are committed to gender justice and anti-racism, and to putting power into the hands of those most affected. All CARE staff must demonstrate a commitment to the prevention of sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse, and the protection of children.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for CARE Australia’s grant management of the Disaster READY 2.0 initiative and coordination across the organisation
  • Responsible for coordination and submission of all narrative and financial reports to AHPSU
  • Act as grant-level information and communication focal point for disseminating information, updates, grant level reporting, and other necessary collective efforts
  • Oversee the effective and efficient delivery of a high quality Disaster READY portfolio in line with CARE Australia and DFAT’s and CAs program quality standards and contractual requirements
  • Develop and maintain information management systems to ensure that information related to the Disaster READY portfolio quality, impact, learning and performance is shared effectively amongst key stakeholders, including support for external communications 
  • Oversee budgeting, financial management and analysis for the Disaster READY portfolio, in conjunction with Finance and Portfolio Coordinators & Senior Program Officers
  • Support Portfolio Coordinators & Senior Program Officers in monitoring individual project plans and budgets under the Disaster READY 2.0 initiative
  • Closely monitor CO financial management and implementation of Disaster READY 2.0 project activities and outcomes in collaboration with Portfolio Coordinators, Senior Program Officers and Finance 
  • Support PDU in contributing to CARE Australia’s DFAT re-accreditation process
  • Support management of relevant quality, compliance and risk issues related to CARE Australia’s programming

Selection Criteria

  • Experience in managing large and complex high value grants 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in inclusive project cycle management in humanitarian settings
  • Knowledge and experience in project finance and risk management, including the ability to prepare and review budgets, costed work plans etc. 
  • A high level of understanding of disaster risk reduction and development programming, and funding mechanisms and familiarity and experience with the Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP) and Disaster READY 
  • Demonstrated initiative, attention to detail, and organization and time management skills, including the ability to manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines.
  • Broad relationship building and coordination skills and experience working with in-country colleagues
  • Strong communication, negotiation and written skills
  • An understanding of the importance of empowering women and girls and a commitment to the protection of children and the prevention of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.
Closing Date: Jan 5, 2023