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Overseas Development Program Facilitator

St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia Inc |
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The St Vincent de Paul Society around the world has a long tradition of partnering between established and developing countries to support those in need. These partnerships are stewarded through their National Councils and overseen by the Society’s Council General International.

In an exciting new development, the National Council of Australia is joining with the National Council of New Zealand and Council General International’s regional representatives to establish a regional partnering initiative the St Vincent de Paul Oceania Partnerships Program.

As part of offering Secretariate services to this initiative, the National Council of Australia is expanding the team who support this work and is looking to engage an OVERSEAS PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM – FACILITATOR (OCEANIA).

If you are skilled in financial and business administration, have a passion for supporting organisational development and an interest and understanding of the different contexts in the Pacific then this might be the role for you.

This role is a part-time. 12-month individual employment contract that will ideally be based in Canberra. It will involve overseas travel between Canberra, Fiji and the Pacific.

If this position sounds like you, please review the position description and send a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your right to work in Australia.

Please note applications will be assessed as they arrive and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.

This position is directly responsible to the OPP Director, or their delegate with dotted line responsibility to the International Territorial Vice President – Oceania, for the following KBDs and the achievement of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (which are outlined at Attachment 1).

  1. Supporting the provision of Secretariate services to the SSVP Oceania Partnership per approved governance arrangements.
  2. Supporting SSVP Oceania Partnerships operational planning and the implementation of program activities by region and by country.
  3. Documenting National Society Development milestones on dashboard.
  4. Supporting legal, financial, and administrative compliance with Vincentian, Australian, New Zealand and local governance requirements including provision of annual accounts and audits.
  5. Identifying core costs of each National Council’s operations and scoping core cost funding model.
  6. Supporting strengthening of National Council communications and information systems technology.
  7. Supporting Oceania National Councils to develop Special Vincentian Support Project applications to contribute to National Society Development or improve National Council operations and/or infrastructure.
  8. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the SSVP Oceania Partnership and its program’s outputs and outcomes.

These KBDs and the associated KPIs cannot be delegated without the authority of the CEO or their delegate. Other duties may be required, as directed, commensurate with skills and abilities.

Closing Date: Jul 5, 2024