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Head of Program Operations

Interplast Australia & New Zealand |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: VIC
Sub location(s): East Melbourne

ABOUT INTERPLAST

Interplast Australia & New Zealand (Interplast) was founded in 1983 and is a not-for-profit organisation which provides volunteer plastic and reconstructive services together with capacity building activities to developing communities in the Asia Pacific region.

Interplast works to improve the lives of people in developing countries who are disabled as a result of congenital and acquired medical conditions such as cleft lip and palate or burn scar contractures. Volunteer plastic and reconstructive surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and allied health professionals provide free medical treatment for those who would otherwise not be able to afford access to services. Interplast works closely with local services to build their capacity to deliver surgical and other related health care interventions.

Interplast is a signatory to the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Code of Conduct and is an accredited non-government organisation with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director – International Programs, the Head of Program Operations is responsible for the operational planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Interplast programs, projects, and activities in across the Asia Pacific region.

Additionally, the Head of Program Operations will undertake projects linked to the organisation’s strategic objectives and priorities across the Asia Pacific region.

This role is responsible for the operational delivery of Interplast’s programming cycle in line with strategic objectives and our theory of change.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Program and partnership coordination
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Communications, relationship, and network building
  • Systems and processes
  • Compliance and regulatory affairs.

This position will lead the operational elements of the International Programs Team, thereby allowing the Director – International Programs to focus on strategic programming priorities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The position is based in East Melbourne, although Interplast’s flexible work arrangements allow for regular work-from-home opportunities.

Salary and other employment conditions will be negotiated with the preferred candidate.

Employment is subject to legal entitlement to perform work and a satisfactory National Police Check and International Counter Terrorism Check.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

For further information, or to have a confidential, obligation-free discussion, please contact:

Jess Hill, Director – International Programs on 03 9249 1231 or at [email protected]

A copy of the position description can be found here.

Closing Date: Jan 25, 2023

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