About the role
Interplast Australia & New Zealand seeks a dynamic and solution-focused administrator to join and support our busy International Programs Team. Reporting to the Head of Program Operations, the Program Support Officer is expected to provide administrative and logistics support to the broader program team.
Interplast Australia & New Zealand (Interplast) was founded in 1983 and is a not-for-profit development organisation, which provides volunteer plastic and reconstructive services, alongside health capacity building activities in developing countries in the Asia Pacific region.
Interplast works to improve the lives of people living with a disability 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 have access to these services. Interplast works closely with local organisations to build their capacity to deliver surgical and other related health care interventions.
Interplast is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) a proud signatory to the ACIFD Code of Conduct and is an accredited non-government organisation with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).
You will have experience as an administrator in a busy environment, with strong organisational and planning skills. You understand the unique requirements of the not-for-profit sector, and preferably international development work as well.
You have excellent attention to detail and can work well under pressure and with competing deadlines. You are comfortable in a small team and are an effective communicator and relationship builder.
In this role, you will be:
• Liaising with Program Coordinators, and through them with in country staff and volunteers, to support the planning and implementation of project activities
• Assisting with the procurement of services through vetted vendors and local implementing partners
• Supporting the accurate management of all documentation required for volunteer and project administration
• Assisting with the development of relevant program resources for use by volunteers and/or partners.
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What we offer
• A competitive salary of $60,000 FTE plus superannuation and access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program, depending on your personal circumstances
• The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of those living with a disability in places with fewer resources
• A flexible and supportive workplace
• A comprehensive induction will be provided
• Some regional, interstate, and overseas travel may be required
• Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including criminal background checks and behavioural based interview questions in line with our Child Protection Policy and child safe practises.
How to apply
We welcome your application and invite you to submit it by emailing [email protected]. Your application must broadly address the criteria in the position description and include the names and contact details of two referees.
Applications will be accepted until 5pm AEST on Friday 8th September 2023.
For further enquiries about this role, please contact Kate Shortt at [email protected] using the subject line Program Support Officer role enquiry.
Interplast is an equal opportunity employer. We recognise that equal employment opportunity is a matter of employment obligation, social justice, and legal responsibility. We also recognise that prohibiting discriminatory policies and procedures is sound management practice.
Women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people who identify as a member of a minority group are warmly encouraged to apply.