》Up to 10 input days per month between July 2023 – June 2025 with opportunity to extend for a further 12 months
》Desk based/remote role, with some Pacific regional travel required from time to time
》Applicants from this position may be used to establish a merit list for similar opportunities
The Australia-Pacific Partnership Platform (Partnerships Platform) is looking for motivated and skilled professionals who are keen to make a difference. We seek passionate staff who work collaboratively to deliver the ideas and advice that will help the countries in which we work meet governance and stability challenges. The Partnership Platform is seeking an experienced and motivated Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist or Specialists to support us deliver on our enabling and development outcomes. This could be a pool of people, an organisation or an individual, we are throwing the net wide through this process to all interested and experienced candidates.
The MEL Specialist is responsible for providing MEL technical advice and support across the Partnerships Platform including country sub-designs and/or programs. The areas of focus of the role are:
》Providing technical advice to the Support Unit and working closely with the MEL and Communications Manager and MEL Officer;
》Taking a leadership role in the delivery of the Partnerships Platform Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Adaptation (MELA) Plan;
》Designing and delivery training and technical advice to deployed personnel;
》Supporting the development of systems and tools to track data against indicators; and
》Developing MELA plans as part of program design processes.
This is remote working/homebased role, with an average of 10 input days per month with some Pacific Regional travel required.
Click on the link or copy and paste it to access the full Terms of Reference for this position: https://bit.ly/42yK4Zf
About the Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform
The Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform is an Australian Government initiative funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and managed by DT Global. It provides Pacific Countries with a suite of flexible, fit-for-purpose options that support broad governance and stability development outcomes.
The Partnerships Platform operates as a mechanism through which DFAT will design and implement country-level and sector-level activities and programs; therefore, the program logic at the platform level is focused on enabling outcomes and shared efficiencies, such as partnerships, Monitoring, Evaluation Learning and Adaptation (MELA) and Gender Equality Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI). Theories of change related to country-level development outcomes will be determined through sub-design processes. The Partnerships Platform portfolio is expected to evolve over time, with the Support Unit taking an adaptive management approach to implementation with Partners.
We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate a high degree of flexibility, respect, resilience and adaptability, this includes the ability to successfully build and manage relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.
To be successful in this role, you will have post graduate qualifications in evaluation, development or a related social science and have extensive experience in developing and delivering monitoring and evaluation capacity building approaches to a range of stakeholders in developing countries. You will have extensive experience in MEL positions within the international development sector coupled with experience on DFAT funded programs and the Asia Pacific region. Experience in the design of international development programs will be highly valued.
You will be required to demonstrate a strong understanding of, and commitment to Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI), child protection and the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), anti-corruption and other DFAT safeguarding policies.
As some travel may be required for this position, applicants will need to undergo medical screening prior to deployment. Amendments to the position’s terms of reference may be made during the period of the engagement as required.
The Partnerships Platform is committed to increasing the pool of Pacific Island expertise. Suitably qualified people of the Pacific are strongly encouraged to apply.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, including First Nations people, LGBTQIA+, women, gender diverse and people of different abilities.
We can make adjustments during the recruitment process for people with a disability. If required, please contact our recruitment team via email at recruitment @ auspacpartnerships.com.au to discuss how we can support you.
HOW TO APPLY
We welcome your interest in joining the Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform as an Adviser. Please ensure you review the Candidate Information Pack before applying (click the link or copy and paste it into your browser): https://bit.ly/42yK4Zf
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to complete an online application and submit the following:
1) Your CV
2) A cover letter addressing the selection criteria (no more than 250 words per criterion)
Kindly note that applications that do not include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria may not be considered.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE Tuesday, 30 May 2023 at 11:59 pm AEST
Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants may be contacted to establish a merit list for similar roles in other Pacific Island Countries.
About DT Global
DT Global is driven by a fundamental commitment to one goal: to work in partnership with communities, governments, and the private sector to deliver innovative, data-driven solutions that transform lives beyond expectations. DT Global—launched in 2019—is built on legacy companies AECOM International Development’s Services Sector, Development Transformations, IMC Worldwide, and Cardno International Development. To fulfil its profit-for-purpose mission, DT Global is a key donor to the DT Institute, an independent not-for-profit organization, in support of DTI’s efforts to test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities with the aim to improve as many lives as possible.
Our global team of almost 2,500 staff and experts work in over 100 countries. We aim to maximize sustainable development impact across a wide range of practice areas, including Conflict Prevention, Stabilization & Transition; Economic Growth; Environment & Infrastructure; Governance; and Human Development. We meet communities where they are on the development spectrum and help them move to where they want to be. Together, we bring over 60 years of experience, relationships, and technical excellence to improve lives around the world on behalf of our partners, clients, and stakeholders.
DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal-opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.