ACFID is seeking to hire two Policy and Advocacy Advisors to start with the team in early 2023. The
policy and advocacy advisors will support and implement the creation of development and
humanitarian policy positions and associated government relations and stakeholder engagement
activities for ACFID. The positions will work within the PAT team to ensure that ACFID is positioned to
engage in current policy debates including around DFAT’s New International Development Policy, as
well as to foresee and predict new areas of policy that meet ACFID’s strategic aims and those of our
A key responsibility of the policy and advocacy advisors will be to examine the emerging challenges
being faced by ACFID’s membership and influencing the ways in which Australia’s official
development assistance program is shifting in an era of geopolitical change.
This will require the role-holders to work in a dynamic and responsive way to: identify the issues
confronting the sector and the development cooperation program which require further research and
exploration; bring together expertise from ACFID’s membership, and the aid and development and
foreign policy communities; and support the creation and implementation of ACFID policy and
If you have further questions, please contact: Natasha Chabbra.